A new year and a new season

For the last 10 years or so we’ve been engaged with Pioneer Mission Church planting here in Somerset and across Britain. It’s been an amazing journey so far with lots of joys and challenges. There has been much to thank God for but also in the last year or so much to ponder as we’ve sensed the Lord asking us to consider the long term sustainability of what we are doing.

As you probably know (although it’s not something we’ve really communicated!) for the last 11 years we have been ‘living by faith’. We’ve learned how to be thankful whether we’ve had a lot or nothing. As we’re not employed or receiving a wage for the Church planting work we are doing we often don’t know how our financial needs will be met. Sometimes through a generous gift we might have enough for a few weeks and at other times we haven’t known where our next meal is coming from. Through it all though we can testify to God’s great and at times surprising provision. It’s with this same trust in God that we are now moving into a new season.

As our own family is growing and as the work we are involved in is growing we have sensed God leading us to consider a more planned approach to our fund raising efforts which will allow us to plan ahead more and meet the growing financial needs we face.

So with much trepidation and prayer we’ve been involved with setting up a mission agency called GMi or Global Mission Initiatives (a legally registered social enterprise) which is in the early stages of operating in the same way as any other Mission agency.

We have formally become Missionaries with GMi and are now beginning to raise our personal financial support through them. Click here to read more. Anyone who wishes to support us on a one off or monthly basis can set up an online payment which will go into the GMi account. The organisation will then retain 10% for admin costs and pass on the rest to us (this is standard practice for Mission agencies)

Communicating our financial needs to others is not something we are familiar with so we are definitely going forward with God’s help and grace in it all. We do believe that there are people who would like to support us in this way though so are putting the word out to people like you who know us and may be prompted by God to do so.

If you have any questions or would like more information about how to support us through a regular monthly gift then please get in touch through our contact page

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