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Tentmaking Briefs VOLUME I 64 pages! a collection of short articles from the world of tentmaking business as mission Download or Read here     Working your way to the nations Ever since the Apostle Paul had a job making tents to support his work of spreading the gospel, “tentmakers” have played an important role…

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Free Downloads Tentmaking Briefs Book Volume I – (pdf)Download 0.7 Meg Tentmaking Intro (quick) – What/Who/Why/Where/How/When – Download 2.5 Meg If I were a tentmaker – Powerpoint presentation – Download Tentmaking Introduction Powerpoint Presentation PPSX (Updated 2014) – Download 6 Meg Tentmaking Introduction Presentation PDF (Updated 2014) (Updated 2014) – Download 0.8 Meg If I were a tentmaker – Presentation – Download…

Ruth Siemens – GO Founder

Ruth’s Story – The Story Behind Global Opportunities by Ruth E Siemens It was April 4, 1954 when PanAm’s prop plane finally landed me in Lima, Peru, after a brief stop in Guatemala and an overnight in Panama. It was about 5 A.M. when I arrived, and at 8 A.M. I was in the secular…

The Tentmaker and Truthfulness

By Ruth E Seimens It would have surprised everyone to find that the actor and comedian W. C. Fields was interested in religion! When a surprised friend caught him reading the Bible, he said, “Well, I am looking for loopholes–and there do not seem to be any.” A few mission leaders today are searching the…

The Divorced Christian

By Ruth E Siemens A veteran mission administrator says his agency receives at least one application a week from Christians who have been divorced! He says some apply because they find no ministry position in the church or its institutions at home. It can be even more difficult to get into a mission agency. If…

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Tentmaker Stories

Tentmaker Stories These short stories give glimpses into the lives of real tentmakers, past or present, to illustrate various facets of tentmaking, like how Christians became tentmakers, their employment, their spiritual ministry, cultural adjustment, other problems, etc. We do not usually reveal their actual names nor their host country, at least not both together. Stories…

How To Fish Out Seekers (condensed)

Condensed Version By Ruth E Siemens Fishing evangelism gives me joy! But I remember how I used to struggle. Most Christian workers struggle with evangelism and so rarely do it. Even many missionaries minister mainly to other believers. Before going abroad, Christians need to ask themselves, “How is God using me now in evangelism in…

Tentmaking and the Global Job Market

By Ruth Siemens Marketable skills are golden keys that open the world’s locked doors to the gospel! About 80% of earth’s people live under governments that restrict the entry of foreign religious workers. Although regular missionaries cannot obtain visas, tentmakers with needed skills are welcomed. We will consider the job market geographically in our rapidly…