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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 barriers prohibit an aspiring missionary from getting to the field?

The Short List:

  • Debt/lack of finances

  • Not feeling prepared

  • Lack of spiritual maturity

  • The absence of a missionary mentor

  • Family

    To find out more about about the barriers that prohibit aspiring missionaries from getting to the field, check out our missionary mobilization articles.