support raising

“Real” Thinking About Money and a survey

by Amy Young on December 18, 2019

Several weeks ago the post I’m Tired of Asking You for Money resonated with many. On Facebook it reached more than 7,000 people, was liked/loved/laughed at 130 times, shared 64 times, and received 24 comments. Needless to say, author Erin Duplechin isn’t the only one tired of asking for money! Unbeknownst to Erin, I had […]

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I’m Tired of Asking You for Money

by Editor on November 19, 2019

by Erin Duplechin I’m tired of asking you for money. There. I said it. After almost 9 years of living off of missionary support, I have grown weary of the fundraising process. It has never been easy. In fact, in the beginning it was downright terrifying. I remember sitting in my little girls’ room with […]

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9 Steps to More Ethical Fundraising

by Editor on January 11, 2017

Six years ago my wife and I were in the middle of a two-year effort to raise the necessary funds to move to the Middle East as long-term workers. While our fundraising journey had been exciting — as friends and family responded generously and lovingly to our call — it was also heartbreaking. We received […]

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An Anniversary That Snuck Up On Me

by Amy Young on August 28, 2015

Erin, Amy, Cynthia

Twenty years ago on August 8th (my mom’s birthday), my parents drove me to Denver International Airport, dropped me off (per my request), and I flew off to several weeks of new teacher orientation in California before heading to China. Oh my word. Erin (my teammate) and Cynthia (province mate) seem to have dressed in […]

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Missions and Money: A Never Ending Tension

by Chris Lautsbaugh on June 12, 2013

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The Bible is full of truth. Sometimes, the challenge lies in which blend of truth to apply. Many of these tensions surround missions and money. Let me present three areas missionaries deal with. 1. Raising support as a missionary or minister. 2. Being generous to the poor and needy. 3. Saving money for your future, […]

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