DAI Reaching the Jungle Tribes of Peru

Servant Leadership Training in Remote Villages of the Amazon Jungle   To get to the village of Samaria, one must travel an hour by air from Lima, Peru to Pucallpa and then travel eighteen hours by boat upriver. This is the trip DAI staff have made many times this past year, in an effort to take the principles of servant leadership to the indigenous tribes of Peru. [caption id="attachment_7314" align="alignleft" width="300"]  ...

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DAI at IWMC May 3-5 at Grand Canyon University

DAI Offering Leadership Seminar and Workshops at International Wholistic Missions Conference May 2-5     Seminar:  Developing Leaders for Wholistic Ministry This practical, highly interactive, biblically-based seminar will draw on the experience and lessons learned from training, mentoring and coaching Christian leaders in more than 70 nations. The workshop will begin by comparing Biblical leadership perspectives with those influenced by our particular cultures and worldviews. This seminar will also address understanding how...

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DAI & Tyndale Seminary Partner to Offer Leadership Seminar in Toronto

Ministry & Organizational Leadership Seminar May 13, 2017   Tyndale Intercultural Ministry (TIM) Centre, in partnership with DAI (Development Associates International), is launching a Certificate in Ministry and Organizational Leadership (CMOL) in September 2017. A pre-launch seminar will be held on May 13 at Tyndale Seminary for you and your church or ministry leadership team. Join us for a day of training and an introduction to the upcoming CMOL program.   SEMINAR...

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Seeking Charitable Status in Canada

Please Pray for Favor on DAI's Charitable Status Application   DAI's new Canadian Ministry Center will focus on developing a Christian immigrant leader's spiritual growth and effectiveness at managing people, money and organizations. With over 20% of the current Canadian population foreign born, and expected to grow to 50% by 2036, there is a real need to walk alongside Christian immigrant leaders. The next step for DAI Canada is approval of the application for charitable status from...

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Increasing Economic Hardships in Mexico Prompts Prayer Request

DAI Mexico Requests Prayer The recent 20% increase in gasoline prices has fueled the flames of revolt, as deeply discontented Mexicans lash out against a culture of corruption, stagnant politics and a decade of unceasing violence. This combined with the weakened currency, which recently fell another 2.5%, has resulted in looting and riots. Our DAI Mexico Ministry Center Director, Esau Aguilar, says "Thank you very much for including Mexico in your prayers....

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Strike in Cameroon Prompts DAI Cameroon Prayer Request

Prayers Requested Following Lawyer and Teacher Strike in Cameroon   The political atmosphere in Cameroon is currently very volatile. Thousands of teachers and lawyers in English-speaking regions of Cameroon are on strike, because they think the government is trying to marginalize them by imposing the French language on their schools and courts. So many people have lost their lives, personal and public properties have been destroyed and some burnt down. Some youths...

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Free Worldview, Culture and Leadership Breakfast January 11 in Tempe, AZ

Please join in on a discussion on "Worldview, Culture and Leadership" led by Karl Mueller, DAI Senior Consultant, January 11 at 7:00am at the Campus Christian Center located at 1034 S Mill Ave Tempe, Arizona. Understanding worldview and culture is key to effective ministry and leadership in a cross-cultural ministry. The discussion will provide a framework for discerning how worldview and culture shape perspectives on leadership, and how these compare to those of...

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The Privilege of Investing By Paul Borthwick, DAI Senior Consultant

Three specific events over the past year have made Christie and me excited about DAI's decision to deeply invest in next generation leaders.   [caption id="attachment_6721" align="alignright" width="640"] Christie Borthwick at the SAIL Conference in Nepal (September) With women leaders from Pakistan, Dominican Republic, Bangladesh & NE India[/caption] At the DAI-related South Asia Leadership conference in Nepal in September 2015, my wife, Christie, and I had the opportunity to hear from, and...

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MAOL Graduate Found Program To Be Holistic, Practical, Relevant and Biblical

Aggrey Sowekyo, who recently completed his studies in the DAI Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership (MAOL) program in Uganda and works within the Ugandan government,  shared his thoughts on why the program was so tremendously useful to him:   I noticed that a major gap in leadership in my country has been character. The MA program’s main focus is restoring godly character in leadership. Without the element of character in leadership, whatever...

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DAI Uganda Graduates 14 Influential Leaders

  On October 21st, 14 leaders graduated with DAI's Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership at a ceremony at Uganda Christian University. The graduating students included 2 Archdeacons in the Anglican Church of Uganda, a Bishop in the Pentecostal Church, several pastors, an official in the Uganda Revenue Department, someone very involved in politics and an American working with the Navigators, who chose to take the DAI program in preference to any number of alternatives...

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