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National Missionary Ministry

Why Should You Partner with a National Missionary?

You care about where people spend eternity. But with so many people yet to hear the gospel (estimated at more than 3 billion), you wonder how you can make a difference. The solution might surprise you …it’s YOU!

You sponsor an indigenous missionary with the same desire as you — to see people come into relationship with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ!

The good news for you is that you don’t have to move, or learn a new language or culture. The missionaries available to sponsor are already experts working where the unreached actually live.

Your monthly contribution makes you their key partner, helping them to reach many more with the transforming message of the gospel.

Each month (for some missionaries who live in very remote places it’s every other month), your missionary will send you a report about how your partnership is touching lives you otherwise could not, and laying up treasure in heaven to your account. You’ll read some amazing stories of lives transformed because of your contributions.

Where You Can Make The Biggest Impact

The “10/40 Window” refers to the countries and people groups that are located north of the equator between the latitudes of 10º and 40º latitude. Inside that “window” lay the majority of the world’s unreached people groups—those who never heard the name of Jesus Christ or have a single growing church.

Imagine living in one of those unreached places, where paganism and idolatry flourish, where an elderly widow can lie starving to death right next to a fat healthy cow, because the cow is holy and valued much higher than that poor human soul. Imagine living in places where the hills are covered with golden prayer temples, and the dirty streets are filled with malnourished children. There are many places in the world still like this—and much worse. You and I know that the gospel not only sets people free spiritually, but radically changes lifestyles and can end generations of poverty, suffering, and oppression. No wonder the Scripture says, “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news.” You can sponsor a missionary with those kind of beautiful feet!

When / How You Help:

Indigenous (national) missionaries, just like Western missionaries, need a means of financial support, whether through their own job or business, or through contributions from others, like you.

Also, although we don’t want to hinder national missionaries by saddling them with businesses that rob them of all their time, we do find that it can be a real blessing to help them establish income streams from part-time businesses. To that end, we offer them (or their spouses) micro-loans to help them start small self-sustaining businesses, such as raising pigs or chickens.

We also serve national missionaries by several other means, such as by offering them biblical training to deepen their scriptural knowledge, bicycles to take them further, and lanterns to extend their preaching into the night.

A descendant of Mexico’s Totonaco Indian Tribe reads a tract received from a national missionary. Many of Mexico’s indigenous people live in poverty and are trapped in alcoholism, witchcraft and paganism. Illiteracy, domestic violence, and adultery are rampant, but God is breaking through and people are being born again and set free!

What to Expect from your Missionary

What your support accomplishes
Your monthly support enables your missionary to better fulfill his or her calling by providing necessary funds for ministry travel, gospel literature and basic living expenses.

Monthly reports from your missionary
Every month (in some cases, every other month), you will receive an encouraging update from your missionary, and will often contain photos. Because many of our national missionaries do not speak English or do not speak it as their primary language, their letters are translated into imperfect but understandable English.

An Indian evangelist receiving a bicycle that's going to enable him to travel 15 miles further than he previously could walk—greatly expanding his range of ministry!

How You Can Help

Your gift will help support indigenous evangelists and church planters in other countries, who are already successfully laboring for the sake of the gospel.

A gift of $15 can supply a national missionary in Nepal with 400 gospel tracts

A gift of $100 can purchase a bicycle for a pastor in India, allowing him to preach the gospel in remote areas

A gift of $800 can equip an evangelist in Myanmar with a motorbike to reach distant villages quicker and safer

Or invest any amount to help propel the gospel forward by empowering national missionaries

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