Founder & Lead Apostle

Barbara J. Yoder is the lead apostle and founding pastor of Shekinah Regional Apostolic Center, a racially and culturally diverse church in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She serves on several boards of ministry nationally. Barbara leads Breakthrough Apostolic Ministries Network (BAMN) a network of pastors, ministry leaders and marketplace leaders. She travels extensively as a national and international speaker, ministering at various conferences and churches. She is the author of 5 books, has contributed to the Women of Destiny Bible and has been featured on the cover of Charisma magazine as one of the most influential women leaders in the church today.

Barbara has a passion to see the apostolic centers restored (Acts 15:16-17) which will cause a harvest to erupt in cities, regions, and nations, and will enable the Kingdom of God to manifest in every sector of society. She is known for her cutting edge apostolic breakthrough anointing infused with prophetic revelation. Prior to the ministry, Barbara worked in academia.


february, 2018

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31jan - 3febAll DayGlobal Young Prophets Surge Conference (Closed event)
8feb - 9All DayPreparing to Run Conference Houston, TX
12feb - 1marAll DayApostle Barbara traveling in Israel


  • The Breaker Anointing, published by Regal Books From Gospel Light
  • The Cry God Hears, published by Chosen Books
  • The Overcomer’s Anointing, published by Chosen Books
  • God’s Bold Call to Women, published by Regal Books From Gospel Light
  • Taking On Goliath, published by Charisma House, A Strang Company
  • A contributor to the Women of Destiny Bible edited by Cindy Jacobs and published by Thomas Nelson Publishers.
  • A contributor to What Love Looks Like compiled by James Goll and published by Chosen Publishers.

Apostolic Connections

  • Member of the Board of Governors and Advisor for Christian International under the direction of Bishop Bill Hamon
  • Ministry Today Magazine, Editorial Advisory Board Member
  • Member of Eagles’ Vision Apostolic Team
  • Member of Global Spheres
  • Leader of Breakthrough Apostolic Ministries Network (BAMN)
  • Board Member and advisor for numerous ministries