Oct 14

Past vs Present

  It is incredible when I think about it how much time I have spent in my head going over and over the past. Altering what happened and predicting what could have happened. Regretting choices. Feeling failure. Being embarrassed, frustrated and even at times resentful. How much of that time... read more →
Oct 01

Today the Adventure Begins!!

  Today is the day!!! DNA 2018 is about to begin. Hope you are all getting excited and ready for the adventure this year will be! Today begins the journey that will change your life. Please be praying that all trainees from all three years arrive safely with no issues... read more →
Sep 30


One day to go until the beginning of our new DNA year!! For those of you who have done DNA you know how exciting but nerve racking it can be!! Please be praying for this year's trainees as they embark on this exciting adventure that will change their lives!! And... read more →
Sep 29

DNA: Sabbatical

Feeling a little dry and spent? Needing to spend some intentional time digging deeper with God? Needing stretching or a new challenge? DNA could be just what you are looking for! There is something for everyone in this tailor made year, whatever age, stage or type of work you are... read more →
Sep 28


On our DNA year we teach on a variety of topics, skills and gifts. One of these is hospitality which is both taught through sessions but also practically through serving on training blocks and then out worked at your placement church. We endeavour to have practitioners teach on each of... read more →
Sep 27

Feel a pull to Overseas Mission?

Here at DNA we are passionate about Jesus' calling that “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have... read more →
Sep 24


Check out our very own Jon Shafford teaching us about the importance of accountability. If you enjoyed this teaching why not check out our 10 month leadership training programme and see what an adventure with us could look like for you!
Sep 11

Discipleship in Action

Pete Gilbert gives us an insight into why Discipleship is so important within our churches and organisations. Here's a taster of what you could be learning and being stretched in on your year of adventure with us!! Maybe you are particularly called by God to disciple those around you and... read more →
Sep 10

Didn’t get the Grades?

For some this is a time of great joy and satisfaction. They got the grades they were hoping for and are getting excited for the journey ahead, moving away from home for the first time, going to university. However, for many this is not the reality. Perhaps the grades were... read more →
Jun 09

Great Glen Walk – Highland Highlights

DNA’s Great Glen Walk Nine of us completed the walk, 74 miles across the Great Glen, setting off from Fort William and six days later arriving, weary but happy, into Inverness. The last couple of days had been a genuine challenge, as the walks became longer, higher and harder. We... read more →