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EMPOWERING THE LOCAL CHURCH IN GLOBAL MISSIONS

Shepherd’s Staff helps local churches of any size, effectively mobilize their people, resources, and gifts and care for their members who have been called to serve as foreign missionaries. We engage and assist churches right where they are in their fulfilling the Great Commission.

We provide administrative services for local churches by receiving and disbursing support funds. When requested, we also provide proven insight and practical assistance to churches in other areas critical to the success of their global missions endeavors.

STEPS TOWARD SENDING WELL

Declare and infuse global missions participation into your church’s DNA.

Develop and implement a global missions policy that includes a “path to the field.”

Discover and identify the members God calls your church to send.

Design and integrate missionary care structures composed of specially equipped church members.

BENEFITS OF SENDING

THROUGH SHEPHERD'S STAFF

We are Local Church Centered

Shepherd’s Staff’s passion is to empower churches to participate fully in the Great Commission. Although we are definitely a “parachurch” organization, our continued existence is dependent on local churches raising up their own members who have been called by God, confirmed in that calling by the church’s leadership, and who are convinced that it’s time to move forward with serving the Lord in another country.

We Are Committed to Helping Churches Send Well

Shepherd’s Staff understands the dynamics between a local church and those they send out, especially the church’s desire for equipping missionaries and senders, ensuring support funds are administered properly, and providing missionary care and nurture. Through our current experienced staff and strategic partner network of resources, Shepherd’s Staff is a missionary care partner to help provide key services and expertise that facilitates a local church sending its missionaries in a manner worthy of God.

CHURCHES WE CURRENTLY SERVE

RESOURCES FOR CHURCHES

ARTICLES
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Missionary Support Raising

Everybody knows money matters, but not very many of us like talking about it. There are some cultures…

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11 Missionary Blogs We Love

Let's face it. When you're a missionary, you think of yourself as an odd ball. You have a…

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On earth as it is in heaven… a prayer for global missions

In His first recorded sermon, Jesus unpacked the following fundamental truths about the Kingdom of God: –The character…

PODCASTS
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Missionary Security
At Shepherd’s Staff, we don’t consider a missionary fully trained until educated about the need to have a contingency plan.
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Shepherd’s Staff Mission Facilitators Beginnings Part Two

In this podcast, we conclude the fascinating and informative interview with Jeff Jackson about the origins of Shepherd's…

Non-Western Cultures: Understanding the Dynamics of Honor and Shame Part Two

This is the second message Jeff Jackson gives on this topic while filling the pulpit for the second…

VIDEOS
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Non-Western Cultures: Understanding the Dynamics of Honor and Shame Part One

This is the first part of a two part message Jeff Jackson delivers on the topic of Honor…

Missionary Financial Support
Missionary Financial Support Following the Rules

Practical steps for complying with IRS laws and best practices. Ron Clipp, director of Shepherd’s Staff Mission Facilitators…

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Honor and Shame Part Two

This is part two is a series where Jeff Jackson defines the difference between American culture and culture…

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