Our mission is not to entertain. Our main purpose and goal is to effectively reach a lost and dying world for Christ through song and testimony while encouraging the saints of God along the way. We cannot be effective in our ministry unless the Holy Spirit fills us with His presence and power. The message is simple: Jesus came into this world to save sinners and He is willing that none should perish, but that all should come to repentance through His shed blood on the cross. With His help and by His grace we will continue to lift up the name that is above every name until we are called home.
As the founder of Barry Rowland & Deliverance, Barry has been no stranger to gospel music. Barry is the son of award winning song writer Kyla Rowland. Barry accepted Christ at a Saturday night singing in the summer of 1977 where his mom and uncle were singing. Barry joined them in the ministry a few years later in 1983. After years of travelling with his family, in 2004 Barry felt the call of God to start his own group. It wasn't long before Barry Rowland & Deliverance became synonymous with old fashioned, powerful, Spirit led gospel music. You can hear Barry’s warm baritone voice on songs like “He Crossed Out My Sin and Shame” and “God’s Word Will Stand”.
Tammy was born and raised in Knoxville, TN. She started singing at the age of 3 and accepted Christ as her Savior at the age of 22. Tammy now resides in North Knoxville with her husband, Barry Rowland. They have 4 children and 2 grandchildren. When she isn’t singing Tammy enjoys travelling, collecting milk glass and antiques, and taking care of two Chihuahuas named Susie and Snow. Tammy’s smooth delivery and vocal clarity are showcased on songs such as “Help Me Make It” and “God Has Been Good To Me”.
Matthew began his tenure with Barry Rowland and Deliverance in April of 2017. Growing up in a preacher’s home he was introduced to Christ at a young age and accepted Christ as his Savior at the age of 7. He began singing in church as a teenager and went on to join a small local gospel quartet in his hometown of Hattiesburg. MS. Matthew traveled locally and sang for 8 years before meeting Barry in 2015 at a singing convention. Little did either of them know that God had plans to join them together in the ministry. You can hear Matthew’s dynamic vocals on songs such as “Hold Your Ground” and “I’ve Just Started Living”.