About Daniel Rickett

Daniel Rickett is a recognized authority in cross-cultural ministry partnerships. With over thirty years of experience in working with indigenous ministries, he has facilitated cross-cultural partnerships and catalyzed organizational and ministry effectiveness in more than twenty countries. A few of his professional experiences include:

In his own education and in teaching others, Daniel pursues his lifelong passion for authentic mission partnerships:

  • MA in intercultural studies, Wheaton College through Daystar University, Nairobi, Kenya
  • PhD in adult and continuing education, Michigan State University

Some of his teaching experiences include:

  • Associate professor of leadership, School of International Leadership and Development, Eastern University
  • Many graduate courses and professional presentations on business and mission
  • Dozens of participatory seminars, workshops, and consultations, addressing the complexities of cross-cultural partnerships

Daniel’s well-researched books — Building Strategic Relationships and Making Your Partnership Work — have helped hundreds of churches find the right partner and move that partnership toward a successful ministry outcome. He has authored and co-authored several books and dozens of published articles with an emphasis on cross-cultural ministry partnership. For a list of Daniel’s books, presentations, and articles, click here.

Daniel is married to Michele Rickett, founder and president of She Is Safe, which works with local initiatives to restore the lives of abused and exploited women and girls in places least reached with the gospel. She, too, is author of several mission-focused books.

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