Executive Director – Dale Taylor
Dale started as Executive Director of Agape Asia on July 1st, 2021. Dale brings a wealth of ministry-related experience to this role. He served in Asia as a missionary, learned Mandarin, and trained leaders for nine and half years. After returning to the US, Dale led a campus ministry at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga bringing students to Christ, many of them international students. Dale also holds a Masters in Global Leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary.
“It’s an honor to step into a role with Agape Asia, an organization who has been actively showing the Fathers’ love to vulnerable children in Asia for over twenty years,” Dale said. “After spending the last two decades training Christian leaders in both Asia and the US, I’m excited to partner with a wide network of leaders all across south-east Asia to carry out this mission.”
Accountant – Judy Yang Sweet
Judy has worked for Agape Asia since 2011, originally as Medical Coordinator and now as our Accountant. She holds a Masters degree in Regional Economics from Renmin University of China as well as a Masters degree in Accounting from The University of Texas at Dallas. Judy also has experience in international sales and trade.
“Working with Agape is a wonderful experience,” says Judy. “Not only do we show people Agape love through our works in different locations, but also I enjoy working with my coworkers.”
Social Work Coordinator – Kris Bowen
Kris began working with Agape Asia in 2022. She holds a degree in social work and has lived in Asia for over a decade in India, China, SE Asia, and Japan. Kris brings a wide range of experience to her role – working in foster care and international adoption, serving as a missionary, and working with girls at risk for trafficking.
“I am thrilled to get a front-row seat to see how God is working in Asia, particularly through our partners and in the lives of the children that they serve!”