Missionary Services and Benefits

How We Support Our Missionaries

At ABWE, we work hard to make yielding to God’s call, and serving on a mission field, a little bit easier. We know that foreign missions has a lot of uncertainties, questions, and paperwork, and that’s why we’re here to help.

Our ABWE International Headquarters staff provides our missionaries — as well as their supporters and churches — with the following services:

Resources and Training

Mobilization/Recruitment Resources

  • Our 24-Hour Demo event to help prospective missionaries get to know ABWE and learn what life as a missionary is all about
  • Immersive student trips and internships that place students on real missionary teams doing actual ministry
  • Online applications with built-in tracking to help guide missionaries through each step of the application process
  • Personal visits/screenings so each applicant can make sure we are the best fit for their ministry goals.
  • Recruitment materials to help our missionaries grow their support base and recruit additional ministry teammates

Financial Support

  • Easy online access to personal account information to help missionaries manage their support
  • Competitive health/accident/term-life insurance for missionaries
  • Retirement planning and defined benefit accounts to give our missionaries peace of mind
  • Online expense reports to help missionaries be accountable with their supporters’ funds

Member Care

Global Ministry Support

  • A Project Office that supplies professional engineering and building expertise to missionaries who want to construct ministry facilities
  • Experienced leadership that provides guidance, accountability, and support to field teams and missionaries
  • Inspirational skill-building conferences both in North America and in each ministry region

Donor Services

  • A dedicated Donor Services team to help missionaries and supporters with their questions or concerns
  • Monthly recording and receipting to help donors keep accurate records
  • Annual giving statements that meet all IRS non-profit regulations
  • Automatic support and secure online giving makes supporting a missionary easy, accurate, and safe
  • Legacy Giving support to help donors leave an eternal legacy in world missions
  • Support commitment assistance to help missionaries and donors plan for future support
  • Missionary accountability reports to help us remain good stewards of donors’ resources

Church Relations

  • Training and equipping North American churches to share the gospel, plant churches, and start missions movements
  • Multi-cultural outreach training through our Heart, Mind and Soul Seminars
  • Discipleship, evangelism, and Bible training through our Good Soil Evangelism & Discipleship Seminars
  • Missions conference planning assistance and speakers
  • Sending and Sustaining Church Workshops to help churches send and care for their missionaries
  • Missionaries, leaders, and experts who can speak or preach at your church

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