Testimonials

Thoughts on the Value of The Barnabas Group
November 2022 Meeting
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On November 4, 2022 Christian marketplace and ministry leaders came together at The Barnabas Group meeting at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Hotel. Attendees were challenged, encouraged and blessed with some incredible presentations! We had a great turn out and the Hyatt Regency did a wonderful job hosting us.

Ministry Presentations

Bracken’s Kitchen
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Bill Bracken

Everfree
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Kelsey Morgan

Kids Alive International
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Walter C. Dukes, III

Young Life ONE Orange County
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Jay Panther

Keynote Presentations

Beth Guckenberger
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Beth Guckenberger

Kelly Shackelford, Esq.
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Kelly Shackelford, Esq.

Event Handout

Beth Guckenberger
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Beth Guckenberger and her husband, Todd, serve as Co-Executive Directors of Back2Back Ministries. After graduating from Indiana University, the Guckenbergers moved to Monterrey, Mexico where they lived for 15 years. Between biological, foster, and adopted children, they have raised eleven children.

Beth is the author of eleven books including adult and children’s titles. She travels and speaks regularly at conferences, youth gatherings and church services about reckless faith. Her style is based in story-telling and she draws from her vast field experiences as a missionary, Bible teacher and parent for illustrations of biblical concepts.

Back2Back Ministries
P. O. Box 70
Mason, OH 45040

Phone: 513-754-0300
Website: www.back2back.org

Kelly Shackelford, Esq.
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Kelly J. Shackelford, Esq. is President and Chief Executive Officer of First Liberty Institute. Mr. Shackelford is a constitutional scholar who has argued before the United States Supreme Court, testifies before the U.S. House and Senate and has won numerous landmark First Amendment and religious liberty cases, including the landmark religious liberty victory in the U. S. Supreme Court, American Legion v. America Humanist Association.

First Liberty
2001 Plano Parkway, Suite 1600
Plano, TX 75075

Phone: 469-440-4444
Website: www.FirstLiberty.org

Everfree
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Everfree exists to free communities from human trafficking and to empower survivors everywhere to flourish in freedom, forever.

Everfree
31878 Del Obispo Street, Suite 118-370
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Contact: Kelsey Morgan
kelsey@everfree.org
714-514-0922

Website: www.everfree.org

Young Life ONE Orange County
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Young Life ONE Orange County introduces every foster youth to Jesus Christ, helps them grow in their faith, provides sense of family and leads them toward self sustaining adulthood.

Young Life ONE Orange County
13938 Taft Street #4
Garden Grove, CA 92843

Contact: Jay Panther
teamjaypanther@gmail.com
502-876-9032

Website: www.oneoc.younglife.org

Bracken’s Kitchen
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Bracken’s Kitchen used food as a conduit to changes lives for the better, both practically and spiritually. Serving Orange County neighbors in need with a tasty and nutritious meal delivered with love and dignity.

Bracken’s Kitchen
13941 Nautilus Drive
Garden Grove, CA 92843

Contact: Bill Bracken
bill@brackenskitchen.org
714-554-1923

Website: www.brackenskitchen.org

 

Kids Alive International
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Kids Alive International exists to serve children by meeting their needs, seeking justice for them, empowering them for a healthy future and advocating for community change. They serve children of deep poverty, neglect and abuse. They are building global expertise in trauma-responsive care through their preventative, strengthening, restorative and system programs as they implement their strategy.

Kids Alive International
2555 Northwinds Parkway, Suite 1300
Alpharetta, GA 30009

Contact: Steve Lewis
steve.lewis@kidsalive.org
714-381-8689

Website: www.kidsalive.org

 

Friday, November 3, 2023 – Quarterly Summit Meeting
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Friday, November 3, 2023
7:15 am to 10:45 am
Breakfast will be served

Location TBD

For questions, contact Lisa Franco.

Registration will open in October 2023.

Monday, August 28, 2023 – Quarterly Summit Meeting
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Monday, August 28, 2023
4:30 pm to 8:45 pm
Dinner will be served

Hyatt Regency John Wayne Airport Newport Beach
4545 MacArthur Blvd.
Newport Beach, CA 92660

For questions, contact Lisa Franco.

Registration will open in July 2023.