Tentmaking Is Dangerous!

We have helped hundreds of tentmakers get ready, equipped, and launched to go to unreached and often unsafe countries. As we track with them, we have come to realize where tentmakers are in the most danger, but you would be surprised to learn that it is not out there among unstable nations and hostile people.…

Why We Use the Term “Tentmaking”

In the 20 years that I have been involved with mobilizing and training tentmakers, one of the more frequent discussion topics among agencies and groups is to get rid of the term tentmaker. Here are some of the alternatives that have been either suggested or implemented. Kingdom Professional B4T (Business for transformation) Self-supported missionary Pauline…

BAM? B4T? B4B? GCC?

In the above article, we discussed the tentmaking term, now let’s look at the many terms for BAM. A recent survey by BraveWave showed which terms are being used the most. Which one do you think best describes what BAM is? Are some of them confusing? Would it be helpful if there were fewer terms…

Finland Course Report

  There was still snow on the ground and the lake was frozen over, but 34 students found their way to Iso Kirja Bible College in Keuruu, Finland. We met in a traditional log classroom that was ideally suited for an intensive course. One student came all the way from warm Brazil but still had…