missioeric Eric is a white guy passionate about the future of support raising, a future where everyone, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or social connection can fully participate in God’s global mission. Follow him on twitter at http://twitter.com/missioeric
  • Introducing The Future of Support Raising Conference 2019 For the past three years I’ve been doing doctoral research around the problem of how support raising keeps ministries White. In that time I’ve read everything I could possibly find about support raising. I’ve had the opportunity to connect with dozens of ministry leaders who have made significant changes to the way their ministries raise […] No responses November 12, 2018
  • Signup for Fall Learning Community 2018 UPDATE: Due to the high interest in learning communities we’ve opened a 2nd learning community for the same dates, about an hour later each day. The signup link is below. If you’re thinking about joining, signup today before this one fills up as well! For the past three years I’ve been researching how ministries can […] No responses July 30, 2018
  • Introducing 58: A New Ministry to Pursue Justice in Support Raising We’re starting a new ministry to help churches and ministries pursue racial reconciliation and equitable funding models. We’re calling it 58 (after Isaiah 58) and would like to introduce it to you. This introduction has been years in the making… Earlier this year we branched out and started a new ministry to help further the conversation […] No responses March 6, 2017
  • Register for Justice In Funding Mission 2016 We’re excited to announce that the Justice in Funding Mission Pre-Conference will be returning again in 2016. Last year’s gathering went incredibly well and we are looking forward to seeing how God will direct us this year. Register for Justice in Funding Mission 2016 Join fellow ministry practitioners for a Justice in Funding Mission gathering […] No responses July 2, 2016
  • Grieving the Current State of Support Raising As we enter the season of Lent we come together to mourn the current world. Sunday and the Resurrection are coming, but they’re not here yet. Support Raising is broken. The way we raise money for missions and church planting is rife with systemic injustice. Women and minority staff continue to struggle, and are told that […] No responses February 10, 2016
  • Do #BlackLivesMatter in Support Raising? Does the message our Support Raising systems send match the truth of the Gospel? Michael Brown. Eric Garner. Sandra Bland. Ferguson. New York. Charleston. The list goes on and on. The Black community is asking our nation: “Do our lives matter?”. For the most part, the Evangelical church has been silent in response. Yes, we […] No responses December 17, 2015
  • Funding Mission Biblically What could God do through our ministries if they were truly a place of flourishing for all? Support raising is broken. Demographic shifts worldwide have clarified that our current models do not provide equity for all who would like to participate. This challenge presents an opportunity for us as Evangelicals to dream about the future […] 2 responses December 9, 2015
  • Justice in Funding Mission Conference Recap Two weeks ago over 50 leaders from ministries around the country gathered in Memphis, Tennessee for the first Justice in Funding Mission CCDA Pre-Conference. We spent the day learning, lamenting, and dreaming of a new future together. This post will recap the conference and provide some of the resources that were given out that day. […] No responses November 24, 2015
  • Justice in Funding Mission Pre-Conference Registration Now Open We are excited to announce that registration for the Justice in Funding Mission Pre-Conference is now open. A one-day gathering in Memphis before the CCDA National Conference, the Justice in Funding Mission Pre-Conference is a time to come together and seek solutions to inequity in our support raising systems. Register for the Justice in Funding Mission Pre-Conference […] 2 responses September 8, 2015
  • Save the Date: Justice Support Raising in Mission CCDA Pre-Conference You are invited to the first annual Justice Support Raising in Mission CCDA Pre-Conference November 10, 2015 in Memphis, Tennesse. A one day gathering of practicioners and mission leaders from around the world, the conference will focus on seeking solutions to How Support Raising Keeps Parachurch Ministries White. If you care about seeing your team, […] No responses August 3, 2015