“For as the earth brings forth its bud, As the garden causes the things that are sown in it to spring forth, So the Lord God will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations.” — Isaiah 61:11 (NKJV)
Abilene, Texas - USA
Iris Abilene Camp Barkeley is a global nonprofit training center dedicated to individual transformation through the gospel of Jesus Christ, the equipping and sending of sustainable leaders, and the stewardship of personal, Kingdom, historical and environmental gifts that God has given.
Our unique surroundings consistently remind us of God’s faithfulness and challenge us to preserve the resources He has entrusted to us, as we become a part of His story. As Christians, we value Israel and support its people. The soldiers who trained here aided in the liberation of Jewish people in WWII. Knowing the past, we are overjoyed God has preserved this place and has now transformed Camp Barkeley to train soldiers of a different kind.
We warmly greet you this holiday season and thank God for your friendship and being part of the family of Christ. The Christmas season reminds us of God’s credible plan and consistent provision. We thank God for providing the vision for Iris Relief, and we are trusting Him for its continued development....
2018 was a beautiful year full of the faithfulness of God, and seeing Him do what only He can do through our lives. In 2018 we launched our third Iris Global School with the emphasis of crisis response and disaster training with chaplaincy. The Iris Relief Leaders School equipped twenty students, from...
The inaugural Iris Relief School – RS-1 – has just completed its nine-week training of its class of 20 students from around the world (Norway, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, South Africa and all throughout the United States). Each week was filled with key trainings – deep dives learning about Kingdom Ways, re...
Family Update February 2018
Family Update September 2017
Family Update July 2017