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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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Why don’t some believers consider a career in missions?

The Short List:

  • Lack of missions education

  • Fear

  • Apathy

  • Theological Drift

  • Family

  • Misunderstanding about the call of God

    To find out more about why some believers don’t consider a career in missions, check out our missionary mobilization articles.