Fred Berry was reared in a military family; and has traveled extensively in United States, Africa, Brazil and Europe and has lived in the Orient. Fred served as Centennial Prayer officer on the Azusa Centennial Board which convened the 100th anniversary gathering back to the Historic Azusa Street Mission in 2006. Fred recently retired as Director of a Cyber- seniors computer training program,
which he developed 10 years ago & was held at Break Away Technologies - a computer training and research institute in Los Angeles.
He has been saved and filled with the Holy Ghost since 1983 and answered God's call to ministry in 1992. Fred Berry is an Ordained Elder with the Church of God in Christ under Bishop Charles Blake and founded a Para-church organization called Joshua Ministries, Inc. In 2004, Fred & Wilma were ordained as an apostle/ prophet team with Christian International, a ministry founded by Apostle Bill Hamon. In 2006, Fred and Wilma Berry re-opened the Azusa Street Mission location and were commissioned by Apostle Bill Hamon and the Christian International Board of regents to Pastor the new Azusa Street Mission. Since that time of commissioning they have taught the Apostolic Prophetic training sessions on Azusa Street and have graduated over 3000 pastors and leaders into the present truth of God's word concerning the gifts of the Spirit and the prophetic realm. Apostle Berry has a Holy Spirit inspired love of biblical and natural history and seeks to teach others about our historic legacy through an annual event called the Azusa Street Festival.