Diaspora Training Sites

Training Leaders International equips diaspora pastors within the U.S., partnering with local churches to host preaching workshops that are practical and accessible. These sites develop leaders empowered to faithfully teach the Bible while deepening relationships for encouragement and ministry collaboration.

Training Site

Diaspora / Minneapolis, MN

Southtown Baptist Church

In partnership with the North American Mission Board, we have begun training migrant leaders in Minneapolis from primarily a Hmong background. Many pastors who are first-generation immigrants do not have access to the opportunities around them for training and education. These ministry leaders find themselves in a similar position to those   […]

Training Site

Diaspora / Pico Rivera, CA

First Bilingual Baptist Church

TLI is partnering with First Bilingual Baptist Church (FBBC) in Pico Rivera, California (southeast Los Angeles metro), to lead the first Spanish-speaking workshop for the newly redesigned Diaspora Training. In addition to a high value on expository preaching and teaching, FBBC has a strong heritage of cultural cooperation and unity across   […]

Training Site

Diaspora / West Des Moines, IA

Soteria Des Moines Church

TLI is partnering with Soteria Des Moines Church in West Des Moines, Iowa, to sponsor the first site of the newly redesigned Diaspora Training. Located in a rapidly developing rural corner of southeast West Des Moines, Soteria Des Moines has celebrated over five decades of faithfulness, and seeks to be known   […]