Aaron shortly discusses one of the most common questions he gets each year in early January.
Stefanie Nicholson of Here2There discusses the sometimes fine line between raising money and building partnerships. Additional resources may be found …
Yulia Pasichna of Josiah Ventures is from the Ukraine and discusses her journey of raising support in her home country and in Eastern Europe.
Jamie Suel of the Center for Mission Mobilization discusses member care and why it's strategic, wise, healthy, and not a waste of ministry finances - …
Part 2 of 2 Ian Fraiser is the Sr. Art Director of the Creative team with the Center for Mission Mobilization. He discusses his "fully-funded" …
Part 1 of 2 Ian Fraiser is the Sr. Art Director of the Creative team with the Center for Mission Mobilization. He discusses his "fully-funded" …
Corrie Crawford Van Oss, fundraising coach with Reliant, discusses questions to consider for someone preparing to raise support.
Corrie Crawford Van Oss, fundraising coach with Reliant, discusses questions to consider for someone preparing to raise support.
Kathy Wilson, wife of Director of SRS Mark Wilson, gets to share about living on support with her role as someone who is involved in some vocational …
This is an unofficial PART 2, where Mark Stephens of FCA reviews and goes next level on thoughts from Episode 115....even if you haven't started your End-of-Year communication plan yet. Hint: IT'S TIME!
Terry Sherman with YWAM discusses how our core beliefs and/or the lies we believe about money can be our biggest obstacle to raising support.
Steve Shadrach shares about about his life and ministry story. Also, check out Episode 108 where Steve asked to guest host "The Aaron Babyar Story"!
Steve Shadrach, author of The God Ask and founder of multiple ministries, tackles the temptation of hysteria of support raising in an election year.
Part 3 of 3 / DeNail Sparks and Erika Foushee of Every Nation Ministries bring words of truth and perspective regarding the sin of racism and reflections related to raising support.
Part 2 of 3 / DeNail Sparks and Erika Foushee of Every Nation Ministries bring words of truth and perspective regarding the sin of racism and reflections related to raising support.
Part 1 of 3 / DeNail Sparks and Erika Foushee of Every Nation Ministries bring words of truth and perspective regarding the sin of racism and reflections related to raising support.
Mark Stephens of FCA serves as the Mid Atlantic international coordinator serving Southeast Asia. He shares about how End-of-Year planning needs to start well, long before the actual end of a calendar year.
Andrew Nobauer with CCO discusses why an organization's MPD policy might be a WONDERFUL THING... even if it doesn't feel good at first.
Rob Parker, author of The Fully Funded Missionary, explains what MPD "Coaching" is in the support raising world, and why it is critical.
(2 of 2) Steve Shadrach, author of The God Ask and founder of multiple ministries, speaks primarily to the core leaders of ministry organizations.
(1 of 2) Steve Shadrach, author of The God Ask and founder of multiple ministries, speaks primarily to the core leaders of ministry organizations.
Jeremy Henderson, VP with Go To Nations, discusses answers to questions that have been sent into SRS.
Jeremy Henderson, VP with Go To Nations, discusses using images/media in your ministry newsletters.
Aaron Babyar is both the President of Exago Ministries, and the Global Training Director for Support Raising Solutions. Steve Shadrach pinch hits as …
Jenn Fortner is a support raising coach that, once upon a time, LEFT living off support. She shares how she learned to leave well.
SRS Director of Resource Development Callie Buchholtz tackles various questions related to communication in a "popcorn" style.
Joseph Murphy of CCO shares some wise words on an important topic that makes many of us wince: Maintaining your database!
Joseph Murphy of CCO shares some great tips on the process of using a telephone...which sounds easier than it is...for raising support!
Betty Barnett of YWAM interacts with the real life concern of how support raising can affect friendships.
Andrea Perkins with AWANA explains what she learned at an SRS Bootcamp, and why she returned a second time, years later, for increased understanding.
Paul Rutherford with Probe Ministries talks about the struggle to explain what happens when a ministry vision/mission are not naturally understood to …
Jenn Fortner is a support raising coach, primarily working with AGWM Eurasia, and she brings some perspective about what support raising is looking like in the first two months of pandemic
Scott Morton of The Navigators and author of several books, challenges "the supported" towards a particular type of communication in this unique …
Meghan Craig, Associate Director at Tarleton Baptist Student Ministries, shares about the difficulty of balancing the proper time and focus in …
Meghan Craig, Associate Director at Tarleton Baptist Student Ministries, shares how she influenced changes in her organization, even though she wasn't in charge.
"Tony" addresses the damaging but sometimes prevalent culture of "poor talk" within missions.
Unspecified guest C that raised full support in a closed country discusses their process.
Unspecified guest B that raised full support in a closed country discusses their process.
Barbara Bowman works with DickersonBakker, which focuses on advancing nonprofits. She shares about prioritizing your donors.
Dabney Robinson, National Associate Director of Ministry Partnership Development with Intervarsity, shares how she is helping lead their team around the topic of MPD during this unique time.
Kennex Chi, Collegiate Ethnic Development Lead of The Navigators, brings a good word about being courageous in MPD, even during a pandemic!
Jenn Fortner oversees Financial Partnership Development for Eurasia with Assemblies of God World Missions and talks about what to say when calling for a video support appointment during this crisis.
Michele Davis, Director of Innovation & Resources for CRU, discusses how a virtual MPD appointment via video might be a short-term option for support raising during this unique time in history.
How do you care for your partners during the Coronavirus crisis? Scott Morton discusses this thought in the midst of this difficult time. …
As lock-downs and crisis is happening, hear an in-the-moment discussion with a missionary in SE ASIA.
Unspecified guest A that raised full support in a closed country discusses their process.
Ellis Goldstein, Director of Ministry Partner Development with CRU, further delves into the idea of support raisers being givers as well.
Ellis Goldstein, Director of Ministry Partner Development with CRU, digs into the process of learning and discovering the joy of giving.
Steve Shadrach, founder of SRS and the Center for Mission Mobilization, discusses the powerful role support raising plays in mobilization.
Steve Shadrach, founder of SRS, discusses rejection and difficult appointments.
Vicki McEachern is the Director of Communications for CCO and talks about the How/What of doing regular newsletters.
Vicki McEachern is the Director of Communications for CCO and talks about the WHY of doing regular newsletters.
Scott Morton, author and International Funding Coach for the Navigators, discusses raising support from the field.
Scott Morton, author and International Funding Coach for the Navigators, discusses heart posture towards money.
Jenn Fortner oversees Financial Partnership Development for Eurasia with Assemblies of God World Missions, and discusses how to follow up and secure …
Jenn Fortner oversees Financial Partnership Development for Eurasia with Assemblies of God World Missions, and coaches many support raisers - which brings understanding to this week's episode.
Jason Ruch, Director of Ministry Partner Development with CRU, talks about how to "receive" missionaries well. This might be an episode to share with a missions committee or church.
Jason Ruch, Director of Ministry Partner Development with CRU, talks about having faith and gratitude for God's future provision.
Jason Ruch, Director of Ministry Partner Development with CRU, shares what he has learned about fear in support raising.
Adam Kennard of Urban Impact - Pittsburgh discusses the merits and challenges of the location of support raising meetings, and why you need to choose wisely.
Adam Kennard of Urban Impact - Pittsburgh, shares his story of how he got fully-funded in 100 days!
Andrew Nobauer of CCO shares how to be value added to your ministry organization as you learn your role, and raise support!
Raul was formerly a local church missions pastor that transitioned to being a fully-funded global missionary. He shares about his process and …
Andrew Nobauer of CCO discusses our heart condition of thankfulness.
Scott Morton, author and Funding Coach for the Navigators, discusses what should be part of a great end-of-year appeal.
Mark Wilson, SRS Managing Director, discusses the importance of BOTH spouses engaging with MPD training, even if just one person will do most of the labor.
Callie Buchholtz, SRS Director of Resource Development, discusses communicating boundaries with a supporter to help stay focused with your ministry …
Callie Buchholtz, SRS Director of Resource Development, helps explain how support raising isn't about the finances.
Callie Buchholtz, SRS Director of Resource Development, talks about the process of figuring out your pay in ministry.
Sue Osborne, SRS Director of Administration, discusses a Scripture-based mindset for staying positive while raising support.
Sue Osborne, SRS Director of Administration, puts Aaron on the spot (without rehearsal) to see how he answers the 5 most common questions people ask after registering for an SRS Bootcamp.
Mark Schatzman challenges our thinking around work and specifically our perception of the sometimes tedious work of raising up a partnership team. Mark is a former CRU staff and current Lead Pastor of Fellowship …
Mark Wilson, SRS Managing Director, discusses three of the most common "support raising seasons" that people might experience.
Mark Wilson, SRS Managing Director, shares about the need for seeking healthy input during a support raising process.
Sofia Fernandez with SPO talks about preparation beyond just the right words you need when raising support.
Sofia Fernandez has served with SPO since 2015, and shares about the process of being a good communicator beyond just the support raising presentation.
Callie Buchholtz with SRS discusses the process of improving your support raising presentation.
SRS new team member and Director of Resource Development, Callie Buchholtz, discusses when and when not to discuss finances in newsletters.
"Attempted Vision Refocus" Part 5 of a 5 part series where DeNail Sparks with Every Nations Ministries speaks on an "outlier" issue that may come up in a support raising meeting.
"Flipped Tables" Part 4 of a 5 part series where DeNail Sparks with Every Nations Ministries speaks on an "outlier" issue that may come up in a support raising meeting.
"Doctrinal disagreement" Part 3 of a 5 part series where DeNail Sparks with Every Nations Ministries speaks on an "outlier" issue that may come up in a support raising meeting.
"Time issues" Part 2 of a 5 part series where DeNail Sparks with Every Nations Ministries speaks on an "outlier" issue that may come up in a support raising meeting.
"They aren't a Christ follower" Part 1 of a 5 part series where DeNail Sparks with Every Nations Ministries speaks on an "outlier" issue that may …
Andrew Nobauer with CCO discusses maturing your support raising presentation/conversation skills
Andrew Nobauer with CCO advocates support raisers to build and work a strategic and tactical plan for for your MPD process.
Erin Bergen with SIM discusses the sometimes challenging/hilarious and even possibly gross challenges that comes with having kids present at a support raising presentation.
Erin Bergen with SIM considers ways of appreciating your support team while staying connected to them.
Anna Weinzapfel with Mission Training International shares about being a missionary kid - aka- a "3rd culture kid," that grew up confused about her …
Sofia Fernandez has served with SPO since 2015, and shares about being spiritually healthy when raising support.
DeNail Sparks with Every Nation Ministries digs into the topic of People of Color raising support, and shares some of his personal journey.
Corrie Guckenberger with Back2Back Ministries discusses how supporters are blessed to be a part of a Great Commission ministry.
Corrie Guckenberger with Back2Back leads the MPD culture for Back2Back Ministries, and discusses how husbands and wives can work together in MPD.
Charles Wesley is a key leader involved with University Christian Outreach in Maryland. He discusses what it can look like to REALLY partner with …
Andrew Nobauer is an MPD Training Facilitator and coach with CCO, which focuses on bringing the gospel to university students. He'll share how MPD maintenance fits in with discipleship.
David Dickens and his wife oversee Ministry Partner Development for US campus ministries with Cru. Dave challenges support raisers to consider some important needs.
David Dickens and his wife oversee Ministry Partner Development for US campus ministries with Cru. Daves talks about making sure that support raisers are believing the right things as they go forward. What Is True of Me …
Ryan is based out of South East Asia and has the opportunity to speak and train about mobilization. He helps coordinate global missions networks and structures.
Micah May from Fellowship of Christian Athletes is married with 3 children. Listen as he shares why support raising must include a vison for your family to thrive.
Micah May from Fellowship of Christian Athletes is a former college quarterback who helps equip support raisers with a plan for raising their team.
David Livingston from Word of Life was in his mid-40s when he transitioned with his family into raising and living off support. Now he coaches and trains others. Listen as he shares a couple of observations from bring …
Kevin Stanfield of YWAM was perpetually underfunded for nearly 2 decades. Hear about his recent, life-changing story through the process of becoming …
Mike Antonacci joins Aaron to discuss some of the "Lies" that support raisers can believe, and how to battle them.
Steve Shadrach joins Aaron for a special announcement. 5 simple things to qualify for the SRS Prize Pack drawing: 1 - Subscribe to the SRS Podcast (not just download some episodes, but actually subscribe!) 2 - Rate It …
MacGregor Magruder with the Center for Mission Mobilization joins Aaron to talk about raising support when needs arise when you are still living on the field.
Are things just not adding up with your finances? What are some warning signs to keep in mind for those who raise and live off support? Our guest is MacGregor Magruder who is a mobilizer with Center for Mission …
SRS Managing Director Mark Wilson shares how support raising is far more than to-do list of tasks to accomplish. It gets personal!
What happens if you are planning to still raise and live off support, but you sense God calling you to join a different organization? Support Raising …
Where did Support Raising Solutions come from? Steve Shadrach and John Patton with the Center for Mission Mobilization helped pioneer it. Listen as …
What is a CRM and why do you need it? Callie Buchholtz with TeachBeyond discusses this crucial administration tool.
Of course you KNOW you should be praying, but there is more to it than that. Hear some wisdom from Curt Talley with Awana on how prayer affects your …
Don't rob yourself of the joy of giving! Get some perspective from Callie Buchholtz with TeachBeyond.
Support Raising around Christmas - hear tips on making it possible as Aaron sits down with Micah May with FCA.
Getting referrals is often seen as the most complex part of support raising. C (name abbreviated for security purposes) with the Center for Mission Mobilization joins Aaron as they dig deeper into this crucial and dense …
This week, C (name abbreviated for security purposes) with the Center for Mission Mobilization discusses transitioning into marriage while living on support.
Elle Finn with the CMM discusses hard lessons she learned as she transitioned to being married while on support.
Should working in the office make you exempt from raising support? Listen to Joe Michie, Creative Director for the Center for Mission Mobilization, …
Support raising is not an “everything goes” situation. Listen to find out how to stay above reproach while support raising.
So now you’ve got your list of monthly supporters, but how to maintain them? In this episode we discuss the importance of regular communication and …
How big a part should prayer play in your support raising journey? Callie Buchholtz with TeachBeyond discusses the importance and benefits of regular …
Sacrifice in the name of finances can be a healthy practice, but the line gets much less clear while living overseas. This week, Aaron interviews a missionary living off support in a closed country, and how he found his …
Support raising has its own challenges within different cultures. Listen to Dave and Liz Flynn, mission mobilizers in Peru, as they discuss the …
Studies show that charitable giving increases as the year draws to a close. Listen to Aaron Babyar discuss how to take advantage of year end giving.
Listen to Aaron interview two teens from a family living off support overseas, and how they are involved in their parents ministry and support …
Social media can be a useful tool in your support raising endeavors, but there is a right and wrong way to use it. Listen to Micah May, support …
Asking your local church for support can require a different approach than asking an individual. Click the link to listen to Callie Buccholtz discuss …
The risks of raising support become more apparent when you have a family, Dave and Liz Flynn with the Center for Mission Mobilization discuss healthy support raising practices for the family dynamic.
It’s hard enough raising support and raising children in your own country, let alone from a foreign or closed country. Tune in to find out how to navigate these delicate waters.
There are some nuances to having a support appointment with the opposite gender that you may not have thought of. Aaron and Cindy Vesperman discuss …
The majority of your support raising generally comes from home, so how do you maintain a healthy level of communication with your supporters while overseas? Dave and Liz Flynn with the Center for Mission Mobilization …
Connecting with supporters who have recently experienced the loss of a loved one can be challenging. How do you show that you care? Is it ok to bring up support if their giving has stopped? Listen in with Callie …
The old adage is true: failing to plan is planning to fail. Listen to Micah May from FCA share how preparing and planning well now will reap …
Don’t compare yourself to others raising support. DeNail Sparks, Director of Ministry Partnership Development at Every Nation Ministries talks about how to keep moving forward even if you feel like you’ve hit a plateau.
Sometimes it’s easy to see people as dollar signs instead of ministry partners. This week, we discuss how to keep it personal.
MacGregor Magruder with the Center for Mission Mobilization discusses the importance of maintaining contacts even after you’re fully funded.
Callie Buchholtz with TeachBeyond gives some vital advice on how to care for your ministry and your relationships so that both can thrive without …
Spiritually healthy, vision-driven, and fully funded. You’ve heard these words numerous times, but what do they mean? What do they look like as …
Your supporters are investing in you, and deserve to know the fruit of their investment! Join us this week to learn the importance of a well-crafted newsletter.
During all of the time spent building relationships with supporters, it’s important not to neglect the most important one: your connection to Jesus! Here we’ll give you ways to pour into your relationship with Jesus, …
It’s possible that you’ll face opposition to the concept of raising support. Scott Morton, International Funding Coach for the Navigators, presents some ways to defend your position, taken straight from Scripture!
Not every Ask will result in a yes. Dealing with rejection correctly is one of the most essential skills to have during support raising. Ken Chi, a …
Which responsibilities should you claim yourself, and what should you leave up to the Lord? Listen this week for a discussion on the roles you should …
Making the Ask with the right kind of confidence is important. This week we’ll talk about what it means to have confidence in yourself, but more importantly confidence in God.
Encouragement can be the wind to your sails during this potentially difficult season. Here are some healthy ways to seek out relationships that could …
This week we discuss how to keep your momentum consistent instead of overwhelming or sporadic. Lean in to the busy schedule, and find your rhythm!
Corrie Guckenberger, 13 year veteran with Back2Back Ministries, discusses best practices for managing your time and commitments during support raising. We know you’ve got a life, and we want you to live it while also …
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