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Why we’re here…

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 brings missionaries home from the field prematurely?

The Short List:

  • Conflict with team members

  • Moral failure

  • Lack of finances

  • Failure to adjust to the culture

  • Burnout

    To find out more about what brings missionaries home from the field prematurely, check out our missionary retention articles.