Ministry Team

Andrea Edwards-Page   andrea@barnabasmin.org

Michelle Kuiper   mkuiper@barnabasmin.org

Bethany Jaunese bethany@barnabasmin.org

CJ Bender cjbender@barnabasmin.org

Elizabeth Curtis Liz@barnabasmin.org

Brenda Bell   penpal@barnabasmin.org

Jessica Geertman jessica@barnabasmin.org

LoriJo Schepers lorijo@barnabasmin.org

Mike Gruppen gruppenmike@gmail.com

Nikki Nederhoed nikki@barnabasmin.org

Sonnie McIntyre sonnie@barnabasmin.org

Taylor Greer taylor@barnabasmin.org

Horseplay Equestrian
Tami Klinger horseplay@barnabasmin.org

Second Chance Farm     

 Carrie Marsman   secondchancefarm@barnabasmin.org

If you’re interested in becoming a volunteer or working with the Barnabas Ministry Team, download an APPLICATION and a background check form.

Ministry Team Profile

1. Confess Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.

2. Regard the Bible as the authoritative, inspired Word of God, the final authority for all faith, practice, and discipline.

3. Faithfully attend a Bible-believing church, submitting to its leadership and wise counsel.

4. Personally seek full devotion to Jesus Christ and pursue personal and spiritual growth on a continuing basis.

5. Pursue peace and unity in the Body of Christ.

6. Refuse to speak negatively of others in the Body of Christ, recognizing that attacking one part of the body hurts us all.

7. Follow the Matthew 18 pattern of Biblical Principles for conflict resolution, choosing to speak directly to those with whom we have disagreements.

8. Use their position of Christian influence to advance the cause of Christ, giving the true Gospel of Jesus Christ to those in need.

9. Display a lifestyle that reflects absolute integrity in all areas, seeking to be above reproach and to live in such a way as to point others to the miracle of God as grace.

10. Pay their Biblical tithe (10%) and give regularly to missions.

11. Fully submit to and maintain respect for those in authority over them, including Spiritual authority.

BMI Environmental Standard (create an environment)

1. First within Ministry Team

2. Place Ministry Team members in a position matching their gifts, personality, and calling.

3. Maintain a system of checks and balances & evaluation to maintain a Christ-centered environment. 4. Aspects of the environment:

* Word-based *Spirit-led *Prayer-focused *Servant-hearted *Peaceful *
Perpetual Disciple *Hope-filled *Resilient *Nurturing