DAI helps to put the ‘can’ (or is it ‘kan’?) in Kansas!
On 10th February 10, DAI facilitated a leadership seminar with the Bethel Neighborhood Center in Kansas City, USA. 24 pastors and leaders from Bhutan, Nepal, India, Myanmar, Nigeria and the USA participated as Karl Mueller, DAI Coordinator of Diaspora Ministries in North America (pictured front row, third from right), led the group in discussions about: Worldview; Culture and Leadership; Kingdom Leadership Principles; Leadership Styles The participants enjoyed a wonderful day of learning...Read More
DAI Institute Update
A behind the scenes look as Paul Borthwick, DAI Senior Consultant, and Dr. Meme Kinoti, Professor at Regis University in Denver and a DAI Facilitator, film the upcoming 'Culture, Ethnicity and Diversity' course for DAI's online platform - the 'DAI Institute'. Behind the camera and responsible for the editing and production is Thel Rountree, DAI's Online Director. This course will be available free of charge in the late Spring on institute.daintl.org.Read More
Learning to Lead: Servant Leadership for Youth Workshop to launch in February
DAI's new Learning to Lead: Servant Leadership for Youth Workshop will launch in February. It's focus is on leadership from a Biblical / New Testament perspective aiming to equip teens and young adults to be the leaders that God wants them to be - leading others as Jesus would lead them rather than as our cultures and traditions seem to suggest. Please pray that this new Learning to Lead Workshop for youth is...Read More
Culture, Ethnicity & Diversity Workshop launched
We give thanks that our new Culture, Ethnicity & Diversity Workshop, which seeks to engage participants in considering and discussing issues related to identity and interpersonal cross-cultural relationships, has launched this month. Through the exploration of scripture and case-study materials, those taking the course will be encouraged to look at ‘others’, who seem different on the basis of culture and ethnicity, and give them the value assigned as God’s children, created in His...Read More
4 Star DAI!
We are proud to share that DAI once again received the 4 Star Rating from Charity Navigator, ranking DAI in the top 12% of US charities.Read More
Resolving Conflict in Toronto!
Marithza Andagoya, an Associate Facilitator for DAI, facilitated our Conflict Resolution course at Tyndale Intercultural Ministries Centre in Toronto, Canada in early December. Please join us in giving thanks for our growing ministry in North America.Read More
Update from Mexico
DAI Mexico recently held a Servant Leadership Workshop in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico, with 37 participants including students from the Hope Biblical Institute as well as pastors and leaders of different area churches. One of the participants shared that the workshop: "...was a great blessing for my life: changed my way of thinking about leadership... it will help me a lot, not only in the ministry, but also in my work."Read More
Positive feedback from Growing Marriage Workshop pilots
A DAI Senior Consultant and her husband piloted two courses from DAI's new Growing Marriage Workshop in November and received very positive feedback during both as they (names withheld for security purposes) report here: South East Asia We facilitated two courses over 4 days to 9 couples from varying cultural and ethnic backgrounds. It was heart-warming to witness the couples having the opportunity to have deep and meaningful conversations and to find...Read More
“Leadership is not easy!”
“Leadership is not easy!” …was the comment of one Nepali leader as he was chatting to John Rogers in November. John was back in Nepal for the third time in 12 months, returning for the final Workshop in a series of three on Servant Leadership. This time the focus was on ‘leading your organisation’ specifically exploring the issues of managing change, developing vision, mission and values for your organisation and developing accountability...Read More
Youth of Uganda learn about Servant Leadership
After 10 years of providing leadership training for adults, Nicholas Wafula, DAI Regional Director for East and Southern Africa, feels led to do the same for youth in Uganda. In partnership with the International Leadership Academy (ILA), DAI hosted their first youth leadership camp in 2014. The team just completed their third annual camp this past July. According to the 2014 census, youth below 18 years constitute 55% percent of Uganda's population...Read More