Our Story

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Core Values…

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Whole, loose leaf tea
Not from box, Not from powder
Diverse selection

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       Infusion techniques which produce quality beverage in café or at home
       Health benefits of tea over other beverage choices
       Social practices  of suppliers
       Consumer knowledge equals consumer consistency

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Provide community leaders with an environment to develop relationships with each other and students.
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       Background checks of all staff and volunteers
       Best practices that maintain positive environment for all patrons

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Youth Pastors, Pastors, and ministry leaders connection with lost, broken, and hurting people. 
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Who we are…

Barnabas Student Ministries exists to create relational environments focused on youth ministry and community development.
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Where we’re going…

Barnabas Student Ministries desires to spark a movement of God Stories across the country, One Cafe, One Student at a time.
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Our Ministry Philosophy …

(1) God’s plan for His people is the local church; period. (2) Christ’s entire ministry was based on
relationally connecting with diverse people regardless of social economic background. (3) Christ and all of
the early church leaders consistently and strategically placed themselves in epicenters of broken and
hurting people. (4) America runs on Consumerism, not donuts regardless of what popular restaurant chains
claim. Based on our understanding or God’s word and our culture, we place our ministry in retail spaces,
connect with everyone, and provide a platform for local pastors, youth pastors, and ministry leaders to
connect with people. These ministry leaders are then able to relationally invite people to enter into
fellowship with their local body of believers.
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We believe the Bible (the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments) is fully and
divinely inspired by God and is without errors in the original writing. The Bible is the
supreme and final authority in faith and conduct.

(2 Peter 1:20-21, 2 Timothy 3:16-17)
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We believe in God as the Creator of all things perfect in love and righteousness, eternally
existing as the Trinity in three Persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

(Deuteronomy 6:4, Galatians 1:1, Ephesians 4:6, Romans 9:5, Colossians 2:9,
John 1:1, Acts 5:3-4)
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We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ being fully God and fully man, His
virgin birth, sinless life, perfect obedience to the Father, miracles, atoning death through
His shed blood, His bodily resurrection, and in His ascension to the right hand of the
Father.

(Isaiah 7:14, Matthew 1:23, I Timothy 3:16, John 1:14, Philippians 2:6)
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We believe that man was created by God in the image of God for a relationship with God. Through our disobedience toward God, man was alienated from God. Therefore, we,
as sinful people, are incapable of a right relationship with God apart from receiving his
divine grace bringing reconciliation to this relationship. This reconciliation was made
possible through the death of Christ on our behalf and His resurrection from the dead.

(Acts 16:31, I Corinthians 15:3-4, Romans 10:9, Ephesians 2:8-9)
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We believe in a literal heaven and hell. The eternal status of those who follow and do not follow Christ is determined by Christ, based on their relationship with Him.

(John 6:47, John 10:10, Revelations 22:5)
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We believe Jesus Christ will come again to the earth in power and glory – both personally
and visibly – to consummate history and the eternal plan of God.

(I Thessalonians 4:13-5:4, Matthew 24:29-31)
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We believe that salvation is received by grace through faith in Christ Jesus. As we
confess with our mouth and believe in our heart that Jesus is Lord and
God raised him from the dead, the Holy Spirit, who is fully God, renews man’s
heart bringing man into a place of forgivness and justification through
the merit of Christ our Savior being adopted into God’s eternal family as
His children.

Romans 10:9-10
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We believe man’s earthly purpose is to worship God and tell others about
Him. Every Christian is called to engage in the work of Kingdom building
as God’s hands and feet by sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ and making
disciples.

Matthew 28:19-20
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