Co-Serve International
Co-Serve International


Co-Serve staff currently work to develop cultures of servant leadership at the following locations around the globe:

KAZAKHSTAN: The Kazakh-American Free University
UKRAINE: Borys Grinchenko Kiev University and Wisconsin International University Ukraine
PHILIPPINES: Center for Servant Leadership Philippines
AFGHANISTAN: Institute for Leadership Development and Afghans for Progressive Thinking
THAILAND: Karen Leadership Development Program
BRAZIL: Instituto Teológico Boa Terra
USA: Deschutes Economic Alliance (Bend, Oregon)

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Co-Serve is grateful for its partnership with the following organizations:

Center for Sharing
Warner Pacific College
Northwest University

February-April, 2014 - Programs in Kazakhstan.   From February to April, a number of Co-Serve staff and volunteer teachers taught and held seminars at the Kazakh-American Free University in Kazakhstan.  See photos on Co-Serve's Facebook Page .

April, 2014 - Programs in Ukraine.   In April, Marshall Christensen visited Ukraine where he continued work with Co-Serve's partner universities there.  See photos of his visit on Co-Serve's Facebook Page .

April, 2014 - Mentor Program Completes.  Thirty students completed their work in Co-Serve's latest Mentor Program on April 20.  Many mentors and students reported learning much about life and leadership through their conversations.  Many of the students completing the program will now attend the 2014 Servant Leadership Academy.

January, 2014 - Co-Serve Board Retreat.  Co-Serve's Board of Directors enjoyed a time of retreat at the Center for Sharing in Pasco, Washington as they clarified their goals and vision as board members of Co-Serve.  See photos on Co-Serve's Facebook Page .

November, 2013 - Teachers from Kazakhstan attend VIP Academy.  In partnership with Warner Pacific College, Co-Serve invited three teachers from Kazakhstan to the Visiting International Professor (VIP) Academy, where they had an intensive 2-week experience learning about servant leadership in the classroom and in education.  See photos on Co-Serve's Facebook Page .

October-November, 2013 - Programs held in Afghanistan.  In October, Gary Williams and Dean Messing taught a servant leadership course at the Institute for Leadership Development and in November, Dan Ballast joined them for a training of trainers for Afghans for Progressive Thinking.  See photos on Co-Serve's Facebook Page .

October-November, 2013 - Programs held in Ukraine.  In October and November, Marshall Christensen, Bill Dobrenen, David McNamee and Lynne McNamee were involved in holding a variety of seminars with students, faculty, and administration related to servant leadership and team-building at Borys Grinchenko Kiev University in Kiev, Ukraine.  See photos from their visit on Co-Serve's Facebook Page .

September-October, 2013 - Programs held in Kazakhstan.  In September and October, nine Co-Serve staff, board members and volunteers were involved at the Kazakh-American Free University, where they held a variety of courses and seminars for the university's students, faculty and administration.  Click on the following links to see photos from the overall visit , an International Conference , and an ISLP reunion .

Sponsor the 2014 Servant Leadership Academy.   Please consider investing in the lives of young leaders from around the world as a sponsor of our 2014 Servant Leadership Academy.  Learn more by clicking HERE.

July, 2014 - The 2014 Servant Leadership Academy.   Co-Serve will operate its 8th annual Servant Leadership Academy July 7-25 in the northwest region of the United States with 14 students from Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Afghanistan and Thailand. Students attending the 2014 Academy should read important information HERE.

July 24, 2014 - The Servant Leadership Academy graduation ceremony.   YOU ARE INVITED to join us for the Academy graduation on July 24 at 6:00pm at Warner Pacific College!  Learn more and RSVP on our Facebook Page.

August, 2014 - Education through Business Immersion (EBI).   Co-Serve will operate its EBI program July 25 - August 18 for eight students from Kazakhstan in Portland, Oregon, giving students an in-depth exposure to the values, culture and life of a particular American company. Learn more by clicking HERE.

September, 2014 - Programs and Conference in Kazakhstan.  Many Co-Serve staff, board members and teachers will be involved in programs at the Kazakh-American Free University in September, including attending the university's 20th anniversary events to be held September 19-20.

Creating University Cultures of Leadership.  In this book by Marshall Christensen, Marshall shares about the need and strategy for changing the leadership cultures at universities in order to prepare graduates who can confront our world's leadership crisis.  Learn more and order paper or Kindle versions on our Resources Page.

Breaking the King Saul Syndrome. This book by Jonathan Martin explores the great temptation of leadership - to build your own kingdom, and its cure - to give the kingdom away to others.  Learn more and order paper or Kindle versions on our Resources Page.

Building Servant Leadership Communities.  Using this discussion guide, you can help your group grow as a community while you learn together about servant leadership.  Learn more and order copies on our Resources Page.

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Co-Serve International is a 501(c)(3) public charity.