We have helped hundreds of tentmakers get ready, equipped, and launched to go to unreached and often unsafe countries. As we track with them, we have come to realize where tentmakers are in the most danger, but you would be surprised to learn that it is not out there among unstable nations and hostile people. I’ve been doing this ministry full-time since 1998, and since then four tentmakers have died in car accidents upon returning to their home countries. Continue reading
In the 20 years that I have been involved with mobilizing and training tentmakers, one of the more frequent discussion topics among agencies and groups is to get rid of the term tentmaker.
Here are some of the alternatives that have been either suggested or implemented. Continue reading
In the above article, we discussed the tentmaking term, now let’s look at the many terms for BAM.
A recent survey by BraveWave showed which terms are being used the most. Which one do you think best describes what BAM is? Are some of them confusing? Would it be helpful if there were fewer terms being used to describe the same thing? Continue reading