Sep 21, 2017
09:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Joe Barsha is the Pastor of Youth and Young Adults at La Mirada Christian Church in La Mirada, California. He has over a decade of full-time youth ministry experience, working with students ranging from 6th grade to young adults. Most recently, he was the Director of Junior High Ministries at Forest Home, working with over 2,300 junior high students and counselors each summer for 4 years. He has a Bachelors Degree in Youth Ministry from Hope International University ('06) and a Master's Degree in Religion from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary ('13). Joe speaks at several youth camps, conferences, and chapels, providing a message of hope and salvation intertwined with his own personal stories.
Joe and his wife Rachel have been married for 10 years and have two young children, Emma and RJ. They enjoy Orange County, its beautiful beaches, as well as Ducks Hockey and Angels Baseball.
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