Timeline

  

  • September 2001  - SLA registers as a non-profit entity in California.
  • January 2002 - SLA is incorporated in California. State Tax-Exempt Status granted.
  • January 2002 - First board meets (James Lee, Dan Chong, and James Chun)
  • August 2002 - The Lees arrive in China. Oversees 50 foreigners at Sias University.
  • April 2003 - English worship starts at a Three-Self Church in China.
  • January 2004 - First Annual SLA Conference at LAX Radisson Hotel in CA.
  • May 2004 - Pokhara School opens in Nepal
  • November 2004 - All Nations Language School (ANLS) & Talk-A-Latte English Café opens in China.
  • 2004 - Dove Restaurant opens in the Himalayas to support the local workers.
  • February 2005 - Second Annual SLA Conference at Sarang Community Church, Anaheim, CA
  • April 2005 - IRS Tax-Exempt Status granted
  • September 2005 - Himalayan Grace Children’s Home opens in Darjeeling, India.
  • March 2006 - English DTS at ANLS begins with 13 students and 4 staff
  • May 2006 - Third Annual SLA Conference at ANLS in central China
  • March 2007 - Fourth Annual SLA Conference at the University of the Nations, HI
  • May 2008 - Fifth Annual SLA Conference at Living Hope Church in New Jersey
  • July 2008 - DreamArts Center (DAC) opens in China
  • April 2009 - Sixth Annual SLA Conference at DAC in China
  • September 2009 - D-House (DTS) opens in central China
  • November 2009 - First Strategic Planning Meeting at Newsong Community Church, Irvine, CA
  • January 2010 - SLA Virginia Chapter begins
  • March 2010 - First Daniel DTS begins with 18 students
  • April 2010 - Seventh Annual SLA Conference in Houston, TX
  • February 2011 - Accelerated Christian Education begins with three students at DAC
  • April 2011 - Eighth Annual SLA Conference at Fountain Hills Baptist Church, AZ
  • October 2011 - My Father’s House in CA launched to reach the unchurched.
  • April 2012 - Ninth Annual SLA Conference at My Father’s House, San Marino, CA
  • April 2013 - Tenth Annual SLA Conference in Lake Arrowhead, CA
  • April 2014 - Eleventh Annual Conference at DreamArts Center in China
  • June 2015 - Twefth Annual SLA Conference in Indian Lake, New York
  • June 2016 - Thirteenth Annual SLA Conference at Southern Reformed Seminary, Houston, TX
  • June 2017 - Fourteenth Annual Conference at Korean Central Presbyterian Church, Centreville, Virginia
  • June 2018 - Fifteenth Annual Conference at Hallelujah Community Church, Bundang, Korea