Question about Mission Agencies for missionaries:
"Why do sending agencies require missionaries to be members or active in a local church?"
Your church is also likely going to be the major financial support for you if you do become a missionary. It's hard to raise support without a sending church. Similarly, it's hard to get organized prayer behind you and bombarding the dark places of this world without a sending church supporting you, holding the ropes emotionally, financially, and spiritually for you.
Many mission agencies are passionate about church planting. If you're not a part of a church, you're probably not going to be a good church planter.
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