M-DAT News

Urbana 2009 Report

January 2010 – M-DAT's time at Urbana 2009 was fruitful on every front.

M-DAT to Attend Urbana

December 2009 – M-DAT staffers David Armstrong and Paul Nielsen will be in St. Louis, Missouri on December 27, for Urbana 09, the largest missions conference in the United States. The conference continues through December 31. M-DAT has been preparing for Urbana, held every three years and hosted by InterVarsity, for much of the year.

M-DAT Takes Wii™ Golf Tournament National

December 2009 – Players from three disparate locations — Orlando, FL, Grand Island, NE, and Siloam Springs — stood united November 21 in a common cause, raising money for Siloam Springs-based Mission Data International and its vision to help people take their next step in missions. The impetus was the second annual M-DAT Wii™ Golf Tournament, played on the Nintendo Wii™ video game system. The three sites were connected via live web streaming.

Wii™ Golf Tournament

small_wii_golf_screenshot.jpg November 2009 – M-DAT's 2nd annual Wii™ Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, November 21, 2009. Players will compete in a nine-hole round of golf with hopes of winning individual and team prizes but with the broader goal of raising money for M-DAT's strategic services.

M-DAT Leads Social Media Workshop at FSTML

October 2009 – M-DAT's Executive Director twice presented a social media workshop remotely at the annual Fellowship of Short-Term Mission Leaders (FSTML) conference.