ACTI’s pool of 22 trainers and lecturers come from many different countries as well as from different mission agencies. Most of the lecturers are practitioners in the mission field with extensive missionary experiences. Each one will be able to utilise their experiences to teach and help the trainees to experience and feel what life will be like on the field.

DSC_9793Rev Louis Lau – Dean of ACTI

Together with his wife Chris, Louis served as an OMF missionary as a church planter to Japan for more than 21 years from 1992 to 2013. He has been a catalyst in developing House Church ministries in Japan and training missionaries in developing strategies that geared towards Church Multiplication Movement in Asia.

Based in Japan now, he continues his Church Planting facilitator role in Japan and in Asia. Louis graduated from Biola University with a MA in Intercultural Studies. Louis and Chris have two children studying in UK, Justin in Durham University and Jeremy in King’s College London.

DSC_9774Rev Dr. Ginnei Thang Ngaihte               Training Director

Ginnei Thang Ngaihte earned his Doctorate degree from School of World Missions, Fuller Theological Seminary, USA. He served as Director of Ministries and Missions in India over ten years. They joined IEM then OMF cross-cultural missions serving as Regional Director of OMF International in Bangkok and Department Head of Inter-cultural Studies and Director of International Students at Asian Theological Seminary, Manila. He served as adjunct faculty or visiting lecturer in various institutions like Chiang Mai Theological Seminary, Grace Bible College, (India); Bangkok Bible Seminary and Singapore Bible College in Singapore.

Presently Dr. Thang Ngaihte serves as OMF Regional Leader North Thailand, Training Director for Asian Cross-cultural Training Institute, Singapore and adjunct faculty at North East Centre for Training And Research-India.

DSC_9768Ching Ngaihte – Trainer

Ching Ngaihte graduated from Manipur University, Theology from Calcutta Bible College, India and Master degree from Asian Theological Seminary, Manila. She served as missionary in India, as Church planter with OMF in Bangkok and Associate Chaplain for students in Asian Theological Seminary and Chiang Mai Theological Seminary also working with Urban poor ministry and AIDS Care ministry. Currently she serves as a Trainer in ACTI and NECTAR India.

Thang and Ching have two children –Khup Ngaihte who serves with Partners International and Nem serves at Hope Christian International University living with her husband Oliver Malabuyo in Los Angeles, USA.