The Newberrys were married in 1978 while students at Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, Texas where Paul received his Bachelor of Music. While in college at Wayland, they were members of the International Choir and the Spirit of America Singers. Paul and Christy are both graduates of Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas where Christy received a Bachelor of Arts and Paul obtained a Masters in music. During college, Paul also served as minister of music for six years in Texas Baptist churches.
Since entering music evangelism, the Newberrys have been members of the conference of Texas Baptist Evangelists, where Paul served as music director from 1989-1991 and Christy served as secretary-treasurer from 1996-2000. Paul also served as music director of the Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists from1997-1998.
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Paul and Christy have been featured on WTKK television in Washington, D.C., KRPV television in Roswell and a number of local radio programs. They have also appeared on the Afterglow program at the Southern Baptist Convention and the main program of the Texas Evangelism Conference. In addition to this, they have sung at the Southern Baptists of Texas Empower Conference, as well as other state and associational meetings.
The Newberrys make their home base in Arlington, Texas where they are members at Fielder Road Baptist Church. While on the road an average of 40 weeks a year, they live in a 37 ft. 5th wheel travel trailer.