Develop relational platforms focused on Youth Ministry and Community Development.
Spark a movement of God stories across the country, one student, one cafe at a time.
- Quality Products
- Tea Education
- Safe Environments
- Position Impact on Community
- Solid Theology
What We Believe
Statement of Faith
God raised him from the dead, the Holy Spirit, who is fully God, renews man’s heart bringing man into a place of forgiveness and justification through the merit of Christ our Savior being adopted into God’s eternal family as His children.
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.
Man / Sin
Earthly Purpose of
Man / Missions
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.
20 Under 40
Kevin receives the tremendous honor of being named one of Topeka’s Top 20 professionals under 40.
Summer Art Gallery and Student Outreaches
Community Wide Outreach Program in partnership with 7 local churches, Harvester’s Food Network, and BSM reaches 100s of students throughout the summer.
Mobile Launch of Wisconsin Cafe
Turning of a Page
Decision is made to close the Fairlawn Plaza Cafe.
Cafe # 2
Café Barnabas Signs lease on Second café located at West Ridge Mall in Topeka, KS.
Open first café located inside Fairlawn Plaza Mall.
Café Barnabas hosts the first of many free concerts. Featured Artist: Manic Drive
First Free Lunch
Café Barnabas hosts first of many free lunches for student and youth pastors
The board makes the decision to begin pursuing a fixed location for the cafe.
Tea on Tour: Farmer’s Markets and Festivals
After a decision to postpone pursing a fixed location cafe, the board made the wise decision to instead launch a mobile version of the cafe. This developing mobile model would become the vision for launching additional cafes in the future.
Kevin and his wife Debbie attended a Conference dedicated to loose leaf tea to connect with vendors and gain knowledge and skills at crafting quality tea.
Board of Directors draft bi-laws and Kevin Christiansen chosen to serve as Executive Director
A group of generous monthly and one time donors provides the initial and continual funds needed to launch a Not-For-Profit organization focused on connecting youth to adult mentors.