Rey Taniajura

taniajuraDr.  Reynaldo  Taniajura  is  area  superintendent  and missions director in Grace   Communion International (Philippines).  Since 2001, he has taught in several seminaries and graduate schools in the fields of leadership, transformational development, conflict management and restorative  justice.  Currently, Dr. Taniajura is an adjunct professor of  International  Graduate  School of Leadership (IGSL) teaching community transformation and  development, and restorative justice. He also serves as IGSL’s director of the certificate program in conflict management studies. He is also a professor of Asian School of Development and Cross- Cultural Studies (ASDECS).

From  2009  to  2011,  Dr.  Taniajura  was  the  National  Director  of  the  Philippine Missions Association, the mission commission of the Philippine Churches of Evangelical Churches. He is former 3rd vice-chairman of Asia Missions Association as well as member of the Asian Evangelical Association mission commission. After serving as founder and President of the National Prisons Ministries Philippines, Inc. for seven years, he has now become its Chairman Emeritus. He is also currently serving as international representative in the Philippines of Accelerating International Missions Strategies (AIMS), a missions organization based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.A. He is also co-chairman of Disciple Nations Alliance movement in the Philippines. Early in 2013 he was designated as Field Dean in the Philippines of William Carey International University, based in Pasadena, California, U.S.A.

Dr.  Taniajura  obtained  his  Doctor  of  Philosophy  in  Philippine  Studies  at  the University of the Philippines in 2001 and a Doctor of Ministry in 2006 at Trinity Theological Seminary in Indiana, U.S.A. He has had additional training in leadership in Haggai Institute in Maui, Hawaii; Canaan Farmers School in Seoul, Korea; Institute of Correctional Management in Kerala, India; and in restorative justice in Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada.