M-DAT News

M-DAT to Hold Wii Golf Tournament

October 2008 – Sunday evening, October 26, M-DAT is holding an exciting, cutting-edge fundraiser: a WiiTM Golf Tournament. Using the innovative Nintendo® video game system, teams of four people (ages 10 and up) will compete in a nine-hole round of golf with hopes of winning prizes but with the broader goal of raising money for M-DAT's strategic services.

M-DAT Founders Address Mission Mobilizers

September 2008 – M-DAT's Co-Founders spoke last week at a gathering of mission mobilizers in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Resource Name Finalized

August 2008 – After gathering input through a brief survey, a name has been chosen! M-DAT staff have been working in earnest on a resource to help aspiring missionaries get to the field for more than a year. That website: PreparingToGo.com.

1 Million Searches

March 2008 – We are pleased to announce that the 1 millionth search was performed this month on ShortTermMissions.com! We at M-DAT see this as confirmation that we're providing valuable information where people expect to find it.

Input from Aspiring Missionaries Wanted

November 2007 – In an effort to gather input that will help shape a new web resource for tomorrow's missionaries, M-DAT is conducting a survey of people who are considering becoming or in the process of becoming a full-time missionary. We encourage people to pass the survey along to people they know who are on the journey of becoming a missionary. Click here to take the survey!