Our Mission

Barnabas International staff are passionate about shepherding global workers, and training global shepherds. We desire each worker to thrive wherever they have been planted, and we desire to mentor and train other organizations and individuals to shepherd workers to the heart of God.

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Care For Global Workers

Care For Global Workers

We are dedicated to the spiritual and emotional health of workers all over the world through:

How We Care

Org. Resources & Training

Org. Resources & Training

We are passionate about resourcing agencies and training others to care for their global workers more effectively.

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Retreats & Conferences

Retreats & Conferences

Barnabas International organizes and sponsors conferences related to member care all over the world.

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Upcoming Retreats & Conferences

RAM Training

London | South Africa
Feb 22–23, Mar 22-23, Mar 24-25
The RAM Training is an adult facilitated workshop experience focusing on a practical Theology of Risk. It is holistic, integrating faith and emotions, along with practical risk assessment.

Crisis Response Training

Malaga, Spain
July 16–21, 2023
A five day workshop for global workers who want to help those who have been impacted by trauma with a special emphasis on caring for missionaries. Peer crisis responders are trained to assess need, provide stabilization, reduce distress, and facilitate access to additional support. Peer crisis responders are also trained to provide crisis debriefings as one aspect of a broader spectrum of crisis responses.

Wake 2023

Boundary Waters, MN
July 23-29, 2023
Wake 2023 is a 7-day/6-night spiritual journey experience in the context of outdoor adventure in the boundary waters canoe area of Minnesota, specifically designed by Barnabas International staff for men working in cross-cultural contexts. Traveling side-by-side with this group of men you will complete a physically challenging journey while being guided through a process of paying attention to your inner journey with God. Each day will provide space to process both in silence and solitude and together in a community of men with similar experiences, all in the context of spectacular outdoor scenery.

Interlude Debriefing Retreat

Lindenwood Retreat and Conference Center • Plymouth, IN
July 30–August 4, 2023
Take a week to step away from ministry and process your experiences before God, trained debriefers, and a group of peers who understand your journey. Interactive and contemplative, this retreat offers a safe, quiet space to unpack your story.

2023 PTM Conference

Ridgecrest Conference Center - Asheville, NC
October 3-6, 2023
Pastoral at heart, and peer-driven, the PTM Conference is unique among member care conferences. For anyone involved in caring for global workers—whether with a local church, a sending agency, or a member care organization—PTM provides ample opportunities to network, learn, and be encouraged.



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