I think he was also a self-appointed apostle, like Paul.DO YOU KNOW WHO BARNABAS WAS?????
Barnabas was among the earliest converts to Christianity, not one of the 12 disciples.
Barnabas took Paul to meet the disciples in Jerusalem after recognizing Paul's sincerity and accompanied him on his First Missionary Journey, at first in the role of a senior member, but sensing Paul's greater calling, he eventually deferred to Paul's lead.
Acts 14:14 "But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard what was happening, they tore their clothing in dismay and ran out among the people, shouting, "