M-DAT News

Partnering for excellence in short-term mission

July 2016—So often in ministry and in business, everyone works on their own in a separate "silo" without the benefits of partnering and cross-pollination. We are delighted to share with you that M-DAT has entered into a unique partnering relationship with three other short-term mission entities.

First Quarter Traffic Reports


April 2016—As we look back on the first quarter of 2016 we rejoice to see how God has used M-DAT services to connect people seeking how God might use them in missions, short term or long term.

ShortTermMissions.com Highlights


January 2016—“I have always felt led to serve in missions in the Middle East,” wrote Jeana last month. “I have been looking for a long time and would still be searching if I hadn’t stumbled across your site! All I did was type in my criteria and there it was—the perfect mission—in less than a minute. I really appreciate it.”

Growing Collaboration with Mission Agencies

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October 2015—Lately we've been encouraged to observe increased collaboration between leaders in the short-term mission movement and organizations that field missionaries long-term.

We've Moved to Missouri!

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September 2015—M-DAT lives mostly on the Internet and, to lesser extent, the phone lines. Users, customers, contractors, donors, and partners of all kinds interact with M-DAT staff and services from wherever they may happen to be. But the people behind M-DAT have to live somewhere...