Question about Funding for missionaries:
"How can we pay the bills here while we are working the full-time job of support raising to go? Or, how can we raise our support if we’re still working full-time?"
1. We dropped out of leadership at our church and cut down on all extracurricular activities.
2. I used all of my vacation time at work to travel to speak at churches. So, we would drive somewhere on Saturday, speak on Sunday, then I would take Monday off to travel back.
3. We also took advantage of every convenience we could even eating simpler meals.
The goal was to invest as much time as we could into support raising to get to the field as quick as possible. It took 11 months.
Once people begin to pledge to your support and begin giving, you may be able to begin to take a partial salary from that income and reduce your work time in order to devote more time to raising support.
It is true that you will need to use your evenings, weekend, and vacation time to travel and meet churches and individuals.
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