For more than two decades, I was privileged to serve as Senior Pastor of a large church that was able to give an amazing 25% of its budget to overseas missions.  Most of the 25 missionaries we supported had some connection to us, so I was reading about 25 different missionary letters regularly.  Most of […]

woman writing notes about mission trip fundraising ideas

Almost all people serving in global missions are directly involved in raising their support. Most of them wish they didn’t have to do this, but the truth is, missionary fundraising is nothing but another form of disciple-making! And that IS our commission…go and make disciples. Once you grasp that, it changes your whole experience. And […]

Missionary nurse helping child

This article is designed for those who believe that God has called them to serve in missions, either part-time or full-time, and either in the USA or abroad.  As the term “missionary” comes from the Latin translation of the Greek “apostello,” meaning, “I send out for a purpose”  the missionary is not “one who goes” […]

As a missionary, gaining support from anyone in your sphere is integral to the success of your fundraising efforts in your mission field. From financial donations to prayers and more, having churches and pastors as ministry partners for your mission is necessary.  How do you do that? Simply put, you make connections, cultivate relationships, and […]

It can be easy to feel like you’re solo on your mission and removed from your supporters as a missionary. But your supporters are there to do just that – support you! Staying connected to those who financially support you, pray for you every day, and those who support your work in other ways is […]

When it comes to writing a missionary support letter, it can be challenging to know where to start. What do I write? What information should I include? How should I ask for support? Who can support my mission through prayers or charitable giving? While there are many questions to ask yourself, one thing to remember […]