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Sometimes a good video is helpful as you think about developing a transformational ministry support base. Here are some good, thought provoking, and sometimes humourous examples!
Here is a classic video with very a evident application for those building a ministry support team.
Sus Schmitt on the excellent eQuipping for Ministry blog (http://equipping4eministry.com/) posts this video using scenes from Shackleton's Way to illustrate some principles of MPD (Ministry Partner Development / Discover). The video was edited by Ryan McReynolds.
In this video, Jeff McLinden (co-author of the excellent Partners for Life) takes a look at the FRANCE model for identifying potential ministry supporters.
If you raise support for work as a missionary, it helps to understand the real reasons people give.
Marketing expert and support-raising coach Barry McLeish explains the top two reasons people give to missionaries who are raising funds for their work.
Although the audio is not great on this video, the message is superb.
Many missionaries who must return from field assignments struggle to raise support.
Barry McLeish, co-founder of Raising-Support.com, discusses this concern in this training video, part of the "Partners for LIFE!" online missionary training program.
Wondering how to write great support letters to your missionary partner team?
Support-raising coach and trainer Jeff McLinden gives you a quick overview of the elements that will create not only interest, but involvement in your ministry.