ViewPoints: Training: Get the Best, Be the Best (part nine)

Steve Shadrach has seen about 500 different missions organizations raise support.  He says that he has seen about 500 different approaches to training for raising missions support! In ViewPoints: Fresh Perspectives on Personal Support Raising<Not an affiliate link>, Steve looks at how missions organizations train their members to raise support. Few get it just right. […]

ViewPoints: Big Visions Require Big Dollars. (part eight)

According to Steve Shadrach in his book ViewPoints: Fresh Perspectives on Personal Support Raising?<Not an affiliate link>, there are some people who give over one million dollars to a ministry. If you are raising personal ministry support, you probably don’t have to raise one million dollars at a time.  Since there are people out there […]

ViewPoints: ‘Poor Talk’ is Poison. (part seven)

‘Poor talk’ can make your life miserable, and it certainly won’t help others.  Why does Steve Shadrach address it in his book ViewPoints: Fresh Perspectives on Personal Support Raising?<Not an affiliate link.>  Because missionaries who raise their financial support are especially prone to it! What is ‘Poor Talk’? It shows discontentment.  Everything costs too much, […]

ViewPoints: Standard of Living for Christian Workers. (part six)

What should the standard of living be for missionaries? We’ve been looking at some of the chapters from Steve Shadrach’s book: ViewPoints: Fresh Perspectives on Personal Support Raising<not an affiliate link>, and he addresses just this question in chapter 25. When Steve was fresh out of seminary being questioned for his first job, the board, […]

Cool Stuff for Missionaries – Fall 2014 Edition

Since (American) football has started, you know it’s Fall! That also means it’s time to check out the coolest stuff I’ve found for missionaries: Curious how Megachurches spend their money?  Also, can you guess whether or not large churches give at least 10% of their budget to ministries outside of their own walls?  (Your email […]