Josiah Barton

Youth Guidance Lead

Biographical Info

josiah-barton-thumb.jpgWhether it is suicide, self-harm, sexual exploitation, abuse, mental health needs, or emotional distress, Josiah has worked with at-risk and hurting youth, helping them know the holistic healing of the Gospel and love of Jesus Christ for the past eight years. Josiah has a passionate heart for hurting youth to know the healing power and restoration of Jesus’ love in word and action. His experience and training has seen him deal with all varieties of at-risk behaviors and hurting needs. He is the Youth Guidance Lead for Youth For Christ Prince George and has received his training as an instructor in suicide intervention through the ASIST program with LivingWorks. He is also a registered director with Rainbows for All Children Canada, Canada’s foremost child and youth grief support program. Currently, Josiah is training as a spiritual director through the Emmaus Formation Center so that youth and young people may find healing for the wounds of the soul. 

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