A Heart for the World: Reflections on International Missions and Ministries By Tommy Lee Why is international work so important? At Barnabas, we hear a lot from ministries about the impact they have on the city of Chicago while serving locally in areas like Little Village, Lawndale, Englewood, and Garfield Park. It is important to hear about the impact these Continue Reading
I had the privilege of sitting down with friend and Barnabas Chicago Partner John Yukawa and wanted to share our conversation. John Yukawa is a Sr. Private Wealth Advisor, at Ronald Blue Trust and we are so grateful for his partnership. Tommy: What sticks out to you about Barnabas? John: The verses that come to mind when we talk about Continue Reading
Dale Gifford, a dear friend and mentor, passed away earlier this summer. I met Dale in 2009 after he had retired as the CEO of Hewitt Associates and it began the start of a nine year relationship where he was my mentor and advisor. Dale was a role model to me and I loved him so very much. I wanted Continue Reading
Last month, my husband and I closed the books on the fundraising season. We attended our last chicken-dinner event and reviewed our charitable giving, discussing the organizations we feel privileged to support. Since I’m also a retired fundraising consultant, part of this process means I will pick apart each event and give my husband an assessment of what was well Continue Reading
Bob Shank, Founder of the Barnabas Group, and Chicago Managing Partner Tommy Lee chat in this quick clip about Barnabas and the local church. The local church is part of God's brilliant design so how does Barnabas come alongside the local church in a strategic way? Take a look at this encouraging conversation!
What did you do last week that you'll be talking about 1,000 years from now? That's a question, isn't it? For me, I don't know if I have an answer. What about you? Take a look at this video - it's a quick one - as our Founder, Bob Shank and Managing Director Becky Turner tackle the notion of "I'm Continue Reading