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GLOBAL Opportunities at (239) 243 -0881.
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English - Executive Director of GLOBAL Opportunities has a passion for
educating the church on the strategic importance of tentmaking missions.
served for 16 years with IVCF training
students for lay ministry. He was the Mid-Atlantic
Regional Director before attending Fuller
Seminary. While at Fuller he served as Minister to Small Groups and Singles
in an area church.
A frequent lecturer at tentmaking courses and as guest speaker at missions
events, Dave brings clarity and focus to the genius of apostle Paul's church
planting movement and proves it's validity for today's missions era.
He has been the editor of GO World, a quarterly tentmaking publication,
since it was launched. Dave's articles have been published in many journals
and translated into a number of languages.
Dave and his wife Kendra live in Ft. Myers, Florida
where he is busy building his own Bede airplane.
Dave is available to speak at your missions event or
church in the USA and Asia regions.
"Dave is one of the best
speakers on the biblical foundations of tentmaking today"
Justin Kase - Tentmaker
"Dave is so excited
about tentmaking, it is infectious"
Tentmaking Course Attendee
Click here to email Dave
- Operations Director of GLOBAL Opportunities
brings skills and enthusiasm for marketing, research, website development,
organizing, integrating work & faith, and Business as Mission.
He is a multi-disciplinary visionary who has dedicated his life to building
the Kingdom by helping people develop and reach their God-given potential.
Experienced in both the for-profit and the non-profit sectors, his strengths
include building multi-cultural teams and inter-organization cooperation.
His responsibilities included: training in Spanish and English at HCJB World
Radio while he was Director for Communications Education; National Personnel
Director for 300+ Ecuadorian staff; Director of a Research and Strategic
Planning office for an inter-mission Consortium of International
Broadcasters; Director of Marketing at Crown International, in the Broadcast
Division; Country Director in Guatemala for a relief and development
organization teaching life skills, Kingdom values, and community building to
both church and civic leaders.
With his wife, Mary Jane, they raised four boys while living overseas. They
now have added 4 daughters-in-law and eight grandchildren.
Click here to email Phill
- International Director of GLOBAL Opportunities Europe since 1999, desires to
see new tentmakers leave for places where Jesus name is not known. An
inspiring, passionate and entertaining speaker at many missions conferences,
seminars and bible schools around the world.
He is based in Europe,
is trilingual, having
three continents and traveled to
over 40 countries.
As a former tentmaker he
began assisting the development of national tentmaking movements in Europe,
working with traditional mission agencies to launch training and mobilizing
efforts. He has twice pastored churches in transition, one which then sent
him to India as a missionary. Together with his wife Ruth, they
served in Asia as tentmakers.
TAri is available to
speak in North America and in Europe. His strength is running fast paced
tentmaking seminars and
consulting with mission agencies to help develop their tentmaking vision. He
is also an approved speaker for
Perspectives courses, lesson 10 - How shall they hear? He is the Tentmaking Associate to the World Evangelical Alliance and Alpha in the
Workplace Advisor for Tentmaking.
"This speaker should come with a warning: You
might do something irrational and actually go to the nations upon hearing
Retired missionary - Finland 1998
"TAri is perhaps the most
effective tentmaker mobilizer I know " -
Mission Agency Leader 2003
"TAri is a man with a passion
to mobilize people to use their professional gifts and training as a
platform for sharing Christ in places where full-time religious
professionals (such as those who call themselves missionaries) are not
- Bob Morris 2005 - Tyndale
probably the premier authority in the world on tentmaking " -
Dr. Neal Johnson 2010 - Author
of Business as Mission
Click here to email Ari
Steinar Opheim -
Director of TENT Norway lived with his family in Azerbaijan doing development work and micro enterprise projects. He is educated as
a journalist and writes a weekly column for a daily newspaper in Norway. In
2000 the Opheim family returned to Norway to start a national tentmaking
organization called TENT, which means fire in Norwegian.
TENT works with mission
agencies, churches and individuals to promote tentmaking and runs seminars
and courses. GLOBAL Opportunities was invited by TENT to help run the first
TENTmaking course in 2002 and today it is the only such course in Europe
held annually in the spring.
his wife Birgit and their five children live in Bergen, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. He
is available to speak throughout Europe and beyond, and is very effective at
running one day tentmaking seminars.
"Steinar's passion for
tentmaking comes through loud and clear in his teaching. We recommend him
highly to speak at conferences and churches" -
"When people ask me
to recommend a speaker on tentmaking for their event, my first choice is
His presentations are clear and focused, he will make you laugh, he will
challenge you and his warm personality will make you glad you came"
- Ari Rocklin
Click here to email Steinar
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