A man, Johnathan Barnes, Executive Director for Virtual Ministry Assistants, wearing a silver suit jacket with a black shirt, standing in front of a grey background.

Johnathan Barnes

Executive Director for Virtual Ministry Assistants


Johnathan began working in youth ministry in 2000 as a youth volunteer at Scott AFB chapel. He has served on a church staff as a church administrator, youth pastor, children’s pastor, college pastor, and virtual (online and streaming ministry) pastor. He has also overseen prison, outreach and missions ministries. Johnathan graduated from North Carolina A&T State University with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and earned his Masters in Educational Ministries and a Masters in Religions and Cultures from Covenant Theological Seminary. Johnathan has coached the Certificate in Youth and Theology students for Princeton Theological Seminary. He also serves as the Executive Director of Virtual Ministry Assistants and currently works at Ft. Gordon Army base. Johnathan lives in Grovetown (Augusta), GA with his wife and their four children.