Support Raising

Training on how to raise support


There are no quick fixes when it comes to support raising. I could end this post here but I won’t. There is no magic pill. I get asked all the time by missionaries – “how long does it take to raise support?” Well, that is an extremely hard question to […]

No Quick Fix


There is no such thing as a quick path to support raising. Often times missionaries think that it is about sending out one support letter and sitting back to watch the check flood in. They are always sorely disappointed. If God is calling your to become a full-time missionary you […]

Obstacles to Support Raising


“Don’t ask people to give money; just ask them to pray.” I have encountered many missionaries that deploy this method of support raising. I respect their convictions, assuming they are from the Lord and not from some other reason, and would never seek to persuade them otherwise. However, I get […]

The Osmosis Method of Fundraising



A missions support dinnerĀ is a great tool for new and veteran missionaries. If you are a new missionary you might want to schedule a few smaller events at some friends houses or one large event in your churches fellowship hall to gather people together so that you can present (see […]

Missions Support Dinner


A dessert gatheringĀ is a great tool for new and veteran missionaries. If you are a new missionary you might want to schedule a few smaller events at some friends houses or one large event in your churches fellowship hall to gather people together so that you can present (see developing […]

Dessert Gathering









The old English Idiom “A picture is worth a thousand words” is absolute true. I cannot stress the importance of the need for high quality pictures as part of your communication repertoire.Case in point, how many of you scroll down Facebook and skip every post that includes just text but […]

Pictures





There is a great divide amongst missionaries and the topic of support raising. Some missionaries claim the “George Muller” method and say that they will never talk about money or ask for money. They are simply going to pray and trust God. Or they fall onto the other side and […]

Trust God OR Salesmen Method




Support Raising is probably the most dreaded task a missionary faces. Asking people for money is a complicated issue. In this post we are talking about raising money. I know we all like to use the cliche phrase, “the most important thing people can do is pray” which is true, […]

Support Raising 101