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  • Commitment to Change

    For the past 2 years, we have held a series of workshops designed to upgrade the teaching skills of our national trainers whose experience is deeply ingrained, both the positive and the negative. We shared an update here, but...

  • The Joy of Multiplication

    Multiplication is a great idea that is incredibly hard to put into practice. It typically involves SALT trainers teaching at a new site, their students grasping the material with vision to pass it on to others, and then thei...

  • Returning

    They left the church, then returned. A few years ago, churches throughout a region of East Asia were targeted by cult members. Since these churches were not equipped with adequate Bible knowledge, almost half of the believer...

  • Graduation

    After 3 years of hard work, a group of 18 trainees fulfilled all course requirements and were awarded a certificate of completion. But the certificate represented much more than just completed courses. The certificate was a...

  • 20th Anniversary Banquet

    The theme for our evening of celebration was “Quenching a Spiritually Thirsty World Together.”   We were thankful for the 150 guests that joined us to celebrate God’s faithfulness these past 20 years. &...

  • At the center

    “It is not surprising that people are saved from this training because at any point, in any lesson, you can point to God.” ~SALT Trainee Last month, we held a four-day training in a small rural church down a grave...

  • God’s Working Shop

    “That was a real work of God!” said one of our long-term national trainers after hearing an older co-worker teach a trial lesson in front of all of their colleagues. In the 20 years we’ve been training leaders across th...

  • Bringing in the Sheaves

    Midsummer is rice planting season in Nepal. Standing on a hilltop you see the deep green valleys and steep terraced hillsides buzzing with activity. You see men and women, young and old, laboring in the muddy paddies under th...

  • A Taste of our own Medicine

    I became a student again for three days while I listened to 12 of my student teachers lecture as part of their practicum. A few weeks ago, I had given them a list of ten skills that I expected them to include as they taught. ...

  • New Partnerships

    She was in tears. It was our fault. SALT is beginning a dynamic new partnership in the Philippines with International Care Ministries (ICM), an organization serving the ultra-poor nationwide through local churches. ICM has gi...

  • Who is She?

    She insisted on being there, though her presence wasn’t wanted. An eager group of believers had gathered together to learn more about defending their faith from the growing insurgence of predatory cults. They certainly did ...

  • Reaching Out

    What happened when the pastor of one church in Hong Kong got a burden for the church at large in Asia? He cast a vision to the leaders of his church to reach out and impact God’s Kingdom! They caught the vision, provided ne...

  • Uprooted

    Brother Tan is originally from a small village in a large East Asian country. As a believer who wanted to grow in his faith and serve others, Brother Tan could not find any adequate Bible training near his home. So he moved w...

  • Away From the Spotlight

    East Asia is reshaping right before our eyes. Tradition is strong and important in Asian culture, and it could be that this present generation is experiencing more change than in any generation before.   The transformati...

  • Increasing Impact

    From established churches to obscure meeting points, stone cathedrals to homes, mega cities to rural farming communities, SALT students can be found in many settings throughout Asia. They are dedicated to the Kingdom yet ofte...

  • Unchartered Territory

    Our goal in this country was unreasonable. We wanted to start a training movement in a developing country using farmers. The need was clear. There were millions of believers among the minority populations. These minorities we...

  • Training: Do’s and Dont’s

    What are some good guidelines to remember when teaching cross-culturally? One trainer shares his experience: Do teach with Salt flavor. SALT training differs from other leadership training in both the content and teaching met...

  • Growing in New Ways

    Having served with SALT for 14 years, Frances retired from Chief Editor earlier this year and now works part-time with the team. When Frances joined SALT in the late 1990’s, she was strictly a curriculum editor. During her ...