God at Work

Stories of Partner Involvement
John and Bibi VanZandt
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One of the most amazing aspects of The Barnabas Group (“TBG”), is having a front-row seat to many of God’s miraculous divine appointments. God regularly uses TBG meetings as a platform to set forth His divine plans. The following interview with TBG partner, John VanZandt, is another inspiring example of “God at Work” through TBG.…

Athletes in Action
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In the world of sports, those who compete at the highest level push themselves, and their bodies to their limit. As Christians, we know that once we reach that limit we can lean on God to take us beyond that which we can achieve on our own. It is such a beautiful example of Christ…

Outside the Bowl Follow-Up
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In May of 2015, we wrote to you about a partner led initiative in relation to Outside the Bowl (“OTB”). OTB is dedicated to eliminating physical and spiritual starvation in impoverished communities by building “Super Kitchens,” and working with established community partners to serve hot, nutritious meals to those who need them most. Barnabas Group…

Hope International
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The Christian walk is often charted on an evolving landscape.  Yet God works in every turn, peak and valley to mold us into His image.  Though change is a polarizing concept that makes most people uncomfortable, the Bible instructs us to walk into each new chapter of life with a Biblical lens.  Our focus must…

STEM Advancement
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Romans 1:20 states that “from the very time of creation, men should have seen the evidence of God’s existence and His work in the marvelous universe He had created.” The Bible illuminates the moment that God “breathed” life into existence, and the complex scientific design that He used to create our world. Given that God…

Gateways to a Better Education
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National polling reflects that nearly 50 percent of public school teachers are church attending Christians who profess their faith to be important in their lives. However, the vast majority of these teachers are unaware of state academic standards that require students to learn about the Bible and Christianity. For example, the California Department of Education…

The Launch Pad
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Teen Leadership Foundation’s (“TLF”) mission is to eternally improve the lives of emancipating foster teens through leadership equipping programs. Starting with summer camps, Teen Leadership Foundation has since expanded to include life skills workshops, mentoring, monthly youth groups, and transitional housing to help prepare teens for meaningful, successful lives beyond foster care. Learn More

Breaking Chains
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Psalm 82:3 states “Give justice to the poor and the orphan; uphold the rights of the oppressed and the destitute.”  As Christians, we are to stand-up for those who cannot stand-up for themselves.  There are many helpless people in this world who desperately need protection, but children are by far the most vulnerable.  It is…

Hollywood Prayer Network
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In today’s high-tech world, information can be distributed inexpensively, with the capacity to reach millions of people within seconds. Consequently, society is continually saturated with messages and agendas vying for their attention. Much of the information disseminated becomes white noise, as marketing data reflects that most people spend only seconds scanning through the various platforms…

Francis and Sunitha Burgula
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Interview with TBG Partner, Francis Burgula India is a mesmerizing country with a population of over 1.2 billion people, making it the second-most populous country in the world. This vast, majestic land has a distinct religious makeup of approximately 80% Hindu, and 3% Christian. This religious disparity places immense pressure on the small number of…

Frontsight Ministry – Phil Brown
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Interview with TBG Partner, Phil Brown With so many distractions competing for your attention, it’s essential that we do not lose focus on God’s specific work for our lives. At The Barnabas Group (“TBG”), we are thankful that God is continually working through each of our partners to transform our community, and the world. Below…

John and Marlene Lind
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Interview with TBG Partner, John Lind In a network as extensive and dynamic as The Barnabas Group (“TBG”), there are many platforms and opportunities available to our partners. God is continually working through each of our partners to transform our community, and the world. Below is an interview with a partner of our TBG family,…

Elam 2016 Update
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On the Front Lines of a Spiritual Battle In 2015, one of the most controversial world events was the signing of the Iran nuclear deal. This week Iran made worldwide headline news again when their police officers looked the other way as protesters set the Saudi Embassy in Tehran ablaze. Iran’s ideology arguably set the…

Fish for Life
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Fish for Life & The Barnabas Group It is a beautiful sunny day in Dana Point, and the red carpet is being rolled out for the arrival of several VIPs. There is a sense of excitement in the air, as all of the anticipation has led up to this very moment. The cars begin to…

National Network of Youth Ministries
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National Network of Youth Ministries & TBG Partner, John Wheeler Psalm 119:105 promises that His word “is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.” The Lord does not provide us with a floodlight that will illuminate all of the opportunities and trials on the path ahead. Instead, He provides us with a…

Master’s Program, Adopt a Soldier
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Master’s Program Scholarships Provide Greater Purpose When a member of our military is deployed, they sacrifice everything for our country. These brave men and women are heroes who preserve our way of life. From the remote mountains of Afghanistan, to the concrete jungles of Syria, you will find our military fighting to preserve life, liberty…

Teen Challenge International
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Teen Challenge & The Barnabas Group Teen Challenge provides comprehensive, Christian faith-based solutions to life-controlling drug and alcohol problems. Through applying biblical principles, Teen Challenge endeavors to help people become mentally sound, emotionally balanced, socially adjusted, physically well, and spiritually alive. The Barnabas Group is honored to support Teen Challenge, and has come alongside their…