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Based on current statistics...

The overall number of long-term missionaries sent from the United States has been steadily decreasing, to the point where numbers are the lowest they have been in the past twenty years. The Center for Missionary Mobilization and Retention hopes to reverse this decline.


The Center for Missionary Mobilization and Retention aims to resource the Christian community to increase and retain the number of long-term missionaries sent from the U.S. 


The Center for Missionary Mobilization and Retention is a collaborative initiative of the following organizations:

 
 

research question of the month

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What are reasons missionaries leave the field prematurely?

The Short List:

  • Burnout

  • Unmet Expectations

  • Conflict

  • Lack of Support

  • Finances

To find out more about why missionaries are leaving the field prematurely & why these are critical to the missions movement today, check out our missionary retention articles.