Acts 13 expresses an example of God working through the local church at Antioch to send their missionaries directly to the field. This episode will help us understand the theology and purpose of sending missionaries direct instead of relying on a mission organization.
A missionary survey trip is when a pre-field missionary purposely goes to the host country to pray for, prepare to move into, and pursue information needed to enter into ministry and life in that country. It is not a short-term mission, but a pre-field exercise for the home church and future missionary. Taking 10 to 14 days for a survey trip may seem costly in time and resources, […]
Why does a pre-field missionary need to begin raising missionary support? From experience, we suggest beginning with a purpose and proposition statement. Here’s a version of a scenario we’ve witnessed multiple times: A potential missionary, or one already on the field, know beyond a doubt they are called. The sending church clearly confirms the call. People who […]
Participation Consummation is a description of what the giver and receiver of missionary support experience because they have both demonstrated in their actions that they are “all in” as participants in the Great Commission He gave to all of His followers.
This is the introductory podcast of Facilitating the Mission. This episode is a brief background of why we do what we do with a brief background of Shepherd’s Staff Mission Facilitators.