Bushawn Carpenter is the founder and Lead Pastor of Total Restoration Church. A lifetime Barstow resident, he is a gifted teacher whose vision is to see widespread transformation in the entire city. Having overcome unbelievable past failures, Bushawn publicly uses his personal story to bring hope to many of our city’s most disenfranchised residents.
Bushawn is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley (B.A., Sociology) and the Rhema Life School of Theology (Th. M.). He serves as an indigenous missionary for the North American Missions Board, Moderator of the High Desert Baptist Association and Vice President of the Barstow Christian Ministerial Association. Bushawn has devoted his life to training, mentoring and life-coaching hundreds of people in the Barstow area.