Andrew Barron | Toronto

Missionary Director

Andrew Barron is the Director of Jews for Jesus Canada. He and his wife Laura live in Toronto with their children Rafael, Ketzia and Simona. Andrew first heard the Gospel while a science student at Florida Institute of Technology. A friend shared a Gideon’s New Testament with him and challenged him to read it. Andrew used to work as a crew activity planner and orbit designer on the early Space Shuttle Missions.

Questions in the Face of Suffering
March 28, 2013
Author: Andrew Barron

I have learned a lot about God from the Holocaust. This may sound unsettling, but I’ve come to feel that much can be learned in the crucible of that catastrophe of 40 years ago. The Founder of Jews for Jesus, Moishe Rosen, says…

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Space Wasn’t the Final Frontier
Author: Andrew Barron

I spent the first year of my life in that bastion of Jewish civilization known as Brooklyn; then my family moved to Queens. We attended a Conservative synagogue, where I developed an early awareness of God and the fact that things pertaining to him were to be set...

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Ner Tamid: the Eternal Light
December 1, 1992
Author: Andrew Barron

It was about 168 years before the Messiah would come, and Israel was in trouble. Conquered by the Greeks about a century and a half earlier, the nation was living under Gentile rule. At first Alexander the Great had been good to the Jews, but in time he died and his...

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The Book of Life: Roll Call for the Redeemed
September 1, 1987
Topics: book of life
Author: Andrew Barron

Once a year in the autumn millions of Jewish people around the world observe a solemn fast day—Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. Ten days earlier, at Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, my people begin to greet one another with the traditional benediction,...

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