The International Missionary Training Network

Research Position into Discipleship Making Movements

Dear IMTN members

It has been brought to our attention that Bethany International in the USA is looking for a lead person to do some missionary research. The position is described as follows:

"We’re looking for someone with strong research skills and experience who can develop, conduct, analyze and interpret longitudinal studies on missionary competencies as they relate to engaging and reaching Unreached People Groups and who can do original research related to DMMs. Here at Bethany we’re seeking to develop our understanding and thinking around DMM principles and how they apply to the work our people and partners are doing around the globe. We’re very excited about this journey that we’re on and the potential to increase fruitfulness in the most challenging places."  The full job description is available at the following link under the heading "Associate Director, Bethany Institute for Mission Research" at If you are interested to find out more about this research position please contact Jamie Swan (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Blessings, Ruth Wall, Chair, IMTN 

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