Meet the Bartons

Dr. John Barton, along with his wife Dr. Lori, serve as the lead pastors of Living Life Church based out of Lafayette, Louisiana. The Bartons have embraced a divine mandate to help lead people into a right relationship with God by teaching them who they are in Christ and the life they were destined to live. Each week, Dr. John Barton brings a powerful, life-changing word that empowers people to walk in victory and live the abundant life God has for them. Dr. John and Dr. Lori are the proud parents of two healthy twin boys—”Lil” John and Joel. The Bartons have committed themselves to loving God, loving people, and living their best life in Christ.


Dr. John Barton

Dr. John Barton is the founding pastor of Living Life Church based out of Lafayette, Louisiana. He is also the president of John Barton Ministries International, a global teaching ministry designed to equip people to discover their God-given identity, purpose, and destiny.

Dr. Barton conducts conferences that focus on living with passion, power, and purpose. Designed for people from all walks of life, his vision entails equipping individuals with the necessary tools to unlock their full potential. This is made possible through online media, print publications, and national conferences.

Over three years ago, Dr. Barton overcame a life-threatening illness that left him paralyzed and unresponsive for three weeks. In a recent interview with the 700 Club, Dr. Barton shares how he was miraculously healed by the power of God. Today, his miracle story has inspired many people across the globe and has left the medical world in awe.

An outstanding author, Dr. Barton has published over ten books empowering readers to live a purpose-filled life. With a global perspective, his ministry transcends denominational, racial, and cultural barriers alike. He has earned two business degrees from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette along with a Bachelor of Theology, a Master of Theology, and a Doctorate from Christian Life School of Theology Global based out of Columbus, Georgia.

Passionately known for his dynamic teaching style, he continues to inspire and impact the lives of people with a powerful message of faith and destiny—helping them to fulfill their God-given purpose and achieve their highest potential. To have Dr. Barton speak at your church or event CLICK HERE.