MAI serves the worldwide Christian church by training and encouraging Christian media personnel to become skilled communicators through the written word. MAI provides on-site strategic guidance and technical assistance to men and women involved in publishing ministries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, as well as Central and East Europe.
MAI's LITT-WORLD conference provides an opportunity for media personnel from around the world to receive training and encouragement and to learn trends and advancements in the world of print media. MAI publishes two newsletters, "Words for the World" and "Trainer Network" and print-media training booklets. MAI's headquarters office is in the USA with additional regional offices in Latin America, Africa and Asia.