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Jane Overstreet Receives National award

Jane Overstreet Receives National Award

Leadership Training in Philadelphia

Leadership Training in Philadelphia Click here for a two-page brochure with registration information

2018 Year in Review

2018 Annual Report Annual Report PDF

DAI Non-Formal Impact Study

DAI Non-Formal Impact Study Third-Party Study Shows That Workshops Work What impact does the Servant Leadership course have on the participants? DAI partnered with Concentric Development, Inc. to evaluate the effectiveness of DAI’s Non-Formal Program. Researchers compiled information from 250 Servant Leadership workshop participants from Togo, Uganda and India, using interviews, focus groups, story collection …

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Annual Report

2017 Year in Review

Our Most Impactful Year Ever Looking back on 2017, there were many vivid reminders of how God is working through DAI to bring change to leaders, communities and nations. One of the highlights was the affirmation from a third-party research group that our Servant Leadership workshops continue to have a significant impact on the lives …

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DAI Leadership and Management Courses

  Whether in DAI’s multi-session workshops, Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership Program (MAOL) or our online learning (institute.daintl.org), we strive to develop leaders through education that combines biblical principles and knowledge along with practical application. We have designed the courses below to teach a leadership style modeled after Jesus Christ, encouraging leaders to serve …

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Letter from Jane Overstreet, President/CEO

  DEAR FRIENDS, ‘Transformation’ is a word that is so overused today that it has almost lost its meaning. Nonetheless, it is the one word leaders consistently use when they share their experiences with DAI’s programs. What makes our programs transformational? A key element is the curriculum! DAI offers eighteen courses that focus on specific …

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DAI & Tyndale Seminary Partner to Offer Certificate In Ministry

  Tyndale Intercultural Ministry (TIM) Centre, in partnership with DAI and Tyndale Leadership Centre, is offering a Certificate in Ministry and Organizational Leadership (CMOL) starting September 2017.  Registration deadline is September 6, 2017. The CMOL seeks to provide Christian leaders serving immigrant and multi-ethnic churches and ministries with an educational experience resulting in excellence, effectiveness and …

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November 2016 DAI Connect Newsletter

The Latest News from DAI Looking to Younger Leaders for Future Growth and Impact Letter from the President  Dear Friends, As DAI is celebrating its 20th Anniversary, the average age of it’s staff is declining! How can this be happening? Because more and more young leaders are joining DAi’s staff. At the Egypt conference three …

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James F. Engel

DAI Sadly Announces the Passing of Co-Founder James (Jim) F. Engel

Dr. James F. Engel   COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO — DAI sadly announces that Co-Founder Jim Engel passed away peacefully on September 24, 2016.  Jane Overstreet, President/CEO shares, “It is with great sorrow that we announce today the passing of Jim Engel, our long-time friend, colleague and fellow “struggler” in being the Servant Leader God wants each of us to be.  We …

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Latest News from DAI

AUGUST 2016 DAI CONNECT Newsletter

THE LATEST NEWS FROM DAI   Please note that we have blurred the faces of those staff members working in sensitive areas.   The 2016 staff meeting was a meaningful time of collaboration on global leadership issues, best practices, curriculum, organizational structure and the future of DAI. It also provided the rare opportunity for many …

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North America

World Refugee Day

In recognition of World Refugee Day we want to share Mejra’s story:   Mejra works as a hair stylist.  A number of years ago, she and her family fled the civil war in her home country.  After spending more than two years in a refugee camp, they were able to immigrate to the United States. …

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International Staff Meeting and 20 Year Celebration

International Staff Meeting Starting Tuesday May 31st, the DAI bi-ennial International Staff Gathering began in the Middle East, with more than 145 DAI staff and guests from 35 nations. The goal of the meeting was to learn, collaborate, share resources, plan for the future and praise God for his provision. It was a great time of …

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Wholistic Ministry

Wholistic Ministry Workshops

Equip Your Church or Ministry for Wholistic Ministry   Workshop #1 – What in the World is God Doing? Immigration, Missions and the Local Church A practical, highly interactive, Biblically-based 6 hour workshop Explore: The Real Truth about Migration and Immigration. Worldwide migration – what is the real story? Who are the immigrants coming to the United States? …

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DAI Helping Women to Realize their Leadership Potential

Meet Chaya DAI was in Guwahati, India in  early 2015 to facilitate a Women in Ministry and Leadership course for the Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership students, through Martin Luther Bible College. During our visit we met Chaya, a Project Coordinator for the Priscilla Center (PC).  When Chaya was in her 20s she was a …

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Online Learning

DAI Introduces Online Learning

DAI Institute’s Free Online Learning Integrates Faith, Leadership & Management   DAI Institute is the result of DAI’s commitment to continually find new and better ways to enable the growth and learning of Christian leaders around the world.  Many leaders are desperately seeking training to help them be more effective but may not have access to local workshops. Often they are …

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Celebrating 20 Years

For the past 20 years DAI has had the pleasure of walking with over 100,000 Christian leaders through their leadership development journey. Because of the investment of time, prayer and financial gifts from committed donors and staff we have seen countless lives and leadership practices transformed, which has positively impacted families, ministries and communities.     BRIEF …

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Immigrants

DAI’s Response – Immigrants Coming to North America

The recent tragedies in Paris, Beirut, Kenya, San Bernadino and other places around the world have raised an enormous amount of discussion on social media, radio talk shows and on television.  Not only are people asking the “why” questions, but people, politicians, church and ministry leaders and nations as a whole are wondering what can …

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Nepal

DAI Provides 206 Nepali Families With Corrugated Roofing

Thanks to the generosity of DAI donors around the world, 206 families in eight Nepal villages now have sturdy shelter until they are able to rebuild their homes.  Many thanks to the MAOL students, DAI HimLead graduates and DAI Advisory members who, along with NBCBS in Nepal, also helped to make this happen. Below are photos of …

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Nepal

MAOL Student Coordinates Efforts for Nepal Christian Relief Services

MAOL Student Romi K.C. is a Program Coordinator for Nepal Christian Relief Services, whom DAI is supporting with funds. Here is her update: Warm Greetings from Nepal Christian Relief Services! Thank you very much for your continues prayer and partnership. We are very pleased to send you the Progress Report of Earthquake Relief in Nepal …

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Help Nepal

DAI Press Release – Nepali Community Needs Help

PRESS RELEASE CONTACT: Helen McAllister, Director, Marketing & Communications DAI (Development Associates International) 1-719-685-6483 hmcallister@daintl.org   Non-Profit Hoping to Make a Big Difference for Nepali Community Colorado Springs, CO, June 18, 2015 –   Nepal’s upcoming monsoon rains will create a desperate situation for remote villages already ravaged by the recent earthquakes. In response, non-profit DAI, has …

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Despite Persecution Nigeria Ministry Grows

The ministry I work with is called Good News Evangelistic Ministries International. It is a church organization whose headquarters is located in Maiduguri Bornostab, Nigeria; the epic center of insurgency in Nigeria led by Boko Haram. I am the president Boarding Trustee of the ministry “The Highest Decision Organization.” Our ministry has so far lost …

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Servant Leadership Impacts Ugandan Government

MAOL 10 Year Impact Study: What We Found

The results of the MAOL 10 Year Impact Study are in. The study allowed DAI the wonderful opportunity to talk at length with alumni, current students, partner university staff and DAI staff across Africa and Asia. They discussed all aspects of the program including faculty, residencies, curricular content and program structure. The responses were overwhelmingly positive in every respect.

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