Daniel Yang
Send Institute Missiologists Council

Daniel Yang

Director of the Send Institute
Daniel is the Director of the Send Institute, leading and overseeing all of its initiatives. Prior to directing the institute, he planted a church in Toronto where he also helped recruit, assess, and train church planters through the Send Network and the Release Initiative. Daniel has served on various church staffs including Northwood Church, led by Bob Roberts Jr., where he was trained as a church planter and involved in global and multi-faith engagement. Prior to church planting, Daniel was an engineer for eight years. He earned an M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Michigan, and is currently a Ph.D. Intercultural Studies student at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is also the co-author of Inalienable: How Marginalized Kingdom Voices Can Help Save the American Church (InterVarsity, May 2022).
Build Next Year's Reading List Both the culture and the ministry of church planting in North America are in an important time of reformation as indicated by the Church Planting Manifesto released earlier this year. It takes multiple disciplines to fully express how different the cultural climate of 21st century North America is compared to
Leading means reading. This applies even more to movement leaders who are leaders among leaders. I highly recommend church planting leaders keep a balance of reading between theology, sociology, organizational theory, learning theory, and even science and technological trends. But in case you don't have time to read as broadly as you’d like and need