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    Support Raising Resources for Mission Dispatch Workers

    Intro by Keith Hook: I have worked for a mission agency and raised support for about 20 years. About six of those years I served as training director and helped teach workers how to raise support. Following are some excellent resources. I have * starred the items I consider to be the very best. Have fun!!!

    Book Resources

    Friend Raising by Betty Barnett (2nd edition, 2003)

    * Funding Your Ministry by Scott Morton

    Getting Sent: A Relational Approach to Support Raising by Peter Sommer

    More Than Money, More Than Faith; Successfully Raising Missionary Support in the Twenty-first Century by Paul Johnson

    People Raising : A Practical Guide to Raising Support by William P. Dillon at www.peopleraising.com free monthly newsletter

    Serving as Senders by Neil Pirolo

    The Spirituality of Fundraising by Henri Nouwen available at http://www.henrinouwen.org/Spirituality_Series/Fundraising/Fundraising.aspx

    * Viewpoints: Fresh Perspectives on Personal Support Raising by Steve Shadrach

    * Writing Exceptional Missionary Newsletters, by Sandy Weyeneth. You can get it new or used on Amazon plus other places.

    Internet Resources

    Kingdom Come Training at www.kingdomcometraining.com/

    Check out the support raising ideas at home.snu.edu/~hculbert.fs/support.htm

    * The BodyBuilders at www.supportraisingsolutions.org/ This is probably the best support raising resource that I know of. They have excellent online material plus workshops. If nothing else, sign up for their free enewsletter. Every month it has great ideas about raising support and you can access online all their past newsletters.