Reverend Barry E. Wise II was born in Rahway, New Jersey as the oldest son of Barry Sr. and Sandra Wise. He was an active member of the Greater Mount Moriah Baptist Church Youth Choir and other youth activities, regularly engaging in the life of the church from an early age.
After a long period of prayer, reflection, and meditation, Rev. Wise delivered his initial sermon and was licensed as a minister of the gospel in the same month. Under the ardent tutelage of Rev. Green, he began his ministry at Greater Mount Moriah Baptist Church, preaching and teaching Sunday school and Vacation Bible School.
Rev. Wise received his ordination under the leadership of Rev. Green. On May 15th 2015, Rev. Wise was installed to the position of pastor by the congregation of Greater Mount Moriah Baptist Church of Linden, NJ.
Rev. Wise began his theological education at Northern Baptist School of Religion and later graduated from New Brunswick Theological Seminary, with a Master of Divinity degree.
Rev. Wise is married to his devoted wife and best friend, Kimberly Jones-Wise.