2) Learn More About Zúme AND Disciple-Making Movement Strategies

Now, in a four-hour “DMM/Zúme Experience,” you can come away with a much deeper understanding of disciple-making movement (DMM) strategies and life practices AND learn about Zúme at the same time. (Zúme is a 10-session, 20-hour online and in-life experience designed to help your group learn and DO fruitful strategies that might lead to a disciple-making movement (DMM) in your own church, town, and region. In this “live training” experience, you get a ‘taste of DMM” in just four hours. Instructors include Frank S. (a lifetime worker in SE Asia), Curtis Sergeant (author of “The Only One” and portions of “More Disciples”), Doug Lucas (author of “More Disciples”), Eric D, and others. You’ll love how practical and biblical the whole approach is. Plus, you’ll get a free hot breakfast! : ) The venue is just a block away from the Kansas City Convention Center (Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral located at 415 West 13th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105), 8am to 12 noon on Thursday, November 14, 2019 (a buffet breakfast will be served).  Learn more and sign up at….


This workshop is timed to coincide with the start-up of the International Conference on Missions (ICOM), which begins Thursday evening, Nov. 14th, at the Kansas City Convention Center. So you can come to the DMM Experience then stay for a day or two of ICOM while you’re there.


8) Get Orality Training and Practice in Minneapolis

“TELL: Minneapolis” is a 5-day orality training led by the experienced team of Scriptures in Use and TRAIN that will take you through the skills and practices of contextualized biblical storying. Over 100,000 Somalis live in the area, along with a number of other oral, Muslim people groups. By the conclusion, they will help you more confidently share the good news with your Muslim neighbor. You will have learned and put into practice those skills to effectively engage oral learners, bridge to Gospel stories and equip others to reproduce the process. Register at


or for more info contact them at

adminattraininternationaldotorg  (adminattraininternationaldotorg)  

(Please note that to register for this training, you will need to do so from a computer and not a phone or tablet device; otherwise you will not make it past the gateway page.)


3) Hands-On Media Ministry in a Mobile World

This online course is designed for field workers, missions media practitioners, and leaders. The five-week mentored course with Keith Williams of Mobile Advance starts October 29. Get more information and registration at


Qualifying students are eligible for a one third tuition discount in a Masters or Ph.D. program at Biola University’s Cook School of Intercultural Studies.


7) CMI Foundational Coaching Skills

CMI’s Foundational Coaching Skills training program is the starting place in CMI and will open the door to their advanced training modules and your future in Coaching. They had live workshops planned in Chiang Mai, Thailand during 2020 beginning February 10-14. There’s also a Teleclass that starst October 9, 2019. The language is English. Learn more at …



1) High Security Training – FSA B+, Nov 18-20, 2019

Is interrogation or kidnapping a real concern in your area of the world? This training will help you avoid it, or get through it without compromising your integrity or the safety of others. It’s being staged by Fort Sherman Academy, but will take place in San Diego, CA, November 18-20, 2019, 9am-5pm. The cost is $700. For more info write: infoatinterculturalstudiodotorg  (infoatinterculturalstudiodotorg)   . Register at:


3) Sharpen Your Interpersonal Skills in Ethiopia this November

This November 17-22, 2019 is a Sharpening Your Interpersonal Skills (SYIS) workshop, hosted by SIL Ethiopia. It is located near Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. If you desire biblical tools for improving your relational skills and creating life changes (in an interactive adult learning style), then SYIS is a great workshop for you. For more information on this workshop in Ethiopia, please contact Haimi at

haimidotwalteratgmaildotcom  (haimidotwalteratgmaildotcom)  

4) CEO/President Peer 2 Peer Retreat Sponsored by Missio Nexus

Peer 2 Peer is a two day event combining directed peer discussions, case studies, networking, panel & table discussions, and inspirational sessions.  It is designed to be both relational and developmental.

It’s designed for CEOs and Presidents of missionary agencies. In addition to leadership, the focus surrounds issues directly affecting evangelism, church planting and similar Great Commission topics. Spouses are welcome. Learn more at…!event/2020/3/31/ceo-peer-2-peer-retreat


9) Still Time to Register for "Traction Men’s Conference" (Sept. 2019)

You still might have time to register for the Traction Men’s Conference, a 6-day experience designed to encourage global workers serving cross-culturally. You’ll learn about managing stress, solation, and opposition, reconnecting with God through prayer, cultivating the character of authentic leadership, navigating difficulties with grace, honoring God in all things, and persevering with courage and trust in the face of challenges. Learn more — and register — at …


(Thanks again, Jenny!)


8) Get Foundational Coaching Skills Training (FOCOS )

Are you looking for practical training that will help you make use of coaching skills and principles in your leadership roles? Coaching Mission International (CMI) is committed to supporting you as you learn to integrate coaching skills into your leadership sphere. The curriculum includes experiencing coaching for yourself during a five-day interactive workshop introducing coaching skills, mentor coaching, and teleclasses for skill development and application as you begin to use those skills with others. It’s taught onsite in Phoenix, AZ, September 10-14, 2019. Learn more at…

5) TESOL Workshop: The Basics of ESL Teaching 102 (Basic stuff)

Do you want to teach English more effectively? The Institute for Cross-Cultural Training is offering a one-day TESOL workshop, Basics of ESL Teaching 102, on April 6. It focuses on how to teach oral skills such as speaking, pronunciation, and listening comprehension. There are two ways to participate: either face-to-face or online through Skype in real time. For more information, contact

icctatwheatondotedu  (icctatwheatondotedu)   or visit the ICCT website for more information:

6) TESOL Workshop: Basics of Teaching ESL 103 (Advanced stuff)

The Institute for Cross-Cultural Training is offering a follow-up one-day TESOL workshop, Basics of ESL Teaching 103, on April 27. It focuses on four areas: teaching grammar, teaching lower proficiency learners, assessment, and materials selection. There are two ways to participate: face-to-face or online through Skype in real time. For more information, contact

icctatwheatondotedu  (icctatwheatondotedu)   or visit the ICCT website for more information:

8) Eurasia Media and Distribution Consultation (EMDC)

EMDC is a multi-agency consultation that meets alternately in Asia and Europe. Minority language workers in the Eurasia region meet with media specialists (Radio, TV, Internet, Mobile, Social Media), IT Technicians, recording specialists, graphic artists, digital publishers and specialists in Orality and Ethno-Arts. EMDC 2015 will be in Europe in springtime, 2015 and expects around 350 people (100+ organizations). It will have over 40 workshops. Prior to EMDC there are 4 optional days of training in 16 Tracks: Video 1, Video 2, Audio 1, Audio 2, Website development, Orality/Storytelling, Ethnoarts, Mobile Production, Mobile Apps, Game development, Culturally Intelligent Media, Media-based Discovery Groups, Becoming an On-Line Trainer, Animation, Research for Effective Media Communication, Archiving and Digital Publishing. Contact: infoatemdcondotorg for access to the password-protected website.

10) Sharpening Your Interpersonal Skills Workshop in Portland

interpersonalskillsOne of the significant challenges we face on a day-to-day basis is working with others, often from different cultures and with different personalities. Highly interactive, SYIS Workshops are designed to enhance the knowledge, attitudes and skills of Christian workers in how we relate to family, co-workers, friends as well as those from other cultures. Here’s one scheduled for October 26-31, 2014, in Portland, Oregon. The registration deadline is September 30. You can see registration & price information at.

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4) Experiencing Partnering Workshop in Texas, Sept. 26-29

ipaAre you tired of attending trainings that send you home with a bulging binder (or a thumb drive full of files) only never again to look at the material? International Partnering Associates (IPA), a cooperative network of 50 globally based partners, is sponsoring an Experiencing Partnering Workshop (EPW) Friday evening, September 26 through Monday evening, September 29 in Dallas, Texas. Lead facilitators Jose and Karen promise that their approach is anything but average. Interactive learning experiences, discussion-based learning, case studies, and personal time for reflection replace boring lectures or theoretical ideas. Better hurry though: Early registration ends soon. To receive a brochure or register, send an email to
To learn more about IPA, check out:

8) “Sharpening Your Interpersonal Skills Workshop” in Portland

sharpening your interpersonal skillsIt’s scheduled for October 26-31, 2014, in Portland, Oregon. Organizers have written, “Few things glorify God more than living together in a spirit of unity…and few things are more destructive than not doing so.” SYIS is a training experience designed to assist cross-cultural workers in lovingly relating together in a spirit of unity! If you are coming from a distance, lodging and meals are available at their WorldView Center. Prices are structured for commuters and participants who will stay on campus. You can see registration & price information at…

Learn more at…

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