Tuesday, May 25, 2021 8:00 am to 9:00 am
Followed by Q & A
This is a Zoom meeting.
“Stewardship, Discernment, & Spirit-led Giving”
A conversation between Mart Green of Hobby Lobby and Brad Formsma of I Like Giving. Through this dynamic conversation you will learn practical insights and ideas for your giving.
Mart Green is the Ministry Investment Officer for Hobby Lobby and the founder of Mardel Christian and Education Supply stores. His retail career began with his parents, who founded Hobby Lobby in their home, they now have over 900 stores in 47 states. He is a leading champion of illumiNations, a collective impact alliance, working to eradicate Bible poverty by 2033. Mart and his wife, Diana, live in Oklahoma. They have four married children and twelve grandchildren.
Brad Formsma is the author of the best-selling book “I Like Giving: The Transforming Power of a Generous Life” and “Everyday Generosity: Becoming a Generous Family in a Selfie World.” He is the Founder of I Like Giving, an organization which has inspired more than 120 million people in 170 countries to live generously. Brad is also the host of one of the top-rated leadership podcasts: The WOW Factor Leadership Podcast, “Words Of Wisdom” from extraordinary leaders to help you grow in business and beyond.
Thursday, May 20, 2021
8:00 am to 8:35 am
According to 72.2% of the U.S. population, fatherlessness is the
most significant family or social problem facing America.
Core 300 awakens and equips men as leaders and fathers through a 3-year Leadership training. The Warrior Gideon (The Warrior), like every man he feels alone and disqualified by shame, as he hides in the winepress. Then God visits–igniting a partnership that awakens him with hope and courage! He becomes Gideon the worshipper, the leader—and then, the Victor-Deliverer of a nation, winning the most lopsided battle in human history.
Curt Hensley’s main goal in life is to see the Gospel of Jesus Christ proclaimed to everyone on earth. God has blessed him with a wonderful wife, Erin, as well as three children – Riley, Jackson, and Reese. He has founded 4 companies that have enabled the funding of some incredible ministry opportunities. Two of these companies are in Recruiting, one is in Mergers and Acquisitions, and the other is in Real Estate. Curt has been blessed to have 4 skilled presidents running the organizations for the past 9 years, so it has provided opportunity to be involved in ministry at a deeper level. It has been his honor to serve as the co-chairman of the director’s development board of Campus Crusade for Christ’s Jesus Film Project for the past 9 years. Curt also served on the board of Partners in Action that supports Christian ministries in 30 of the poorest countries on earth for 5 years. He teaches weekly chapel services at Teen Challenge, does one-on-one discipleship, and serves on the missions board of his church.
On November 9, 2020 over 100 Christian marketplace and ministry leaders came together at The Barnabas Group meeting at the Hilton San Diego-Del Mar Hotel. Attendees were challenged, encouraged and blessed with some incredible presentations! We had a great turn out (over 100) and the Hilton did a wonderful job hosting us.