The God AskThis book provides a fresh, biblical approach to personal support raising that will help you embrace appointments with confidence!
By Steve Shadrach
As a ministry worker, raising support can be a daunting task. It doesn't have to be intimidating though. It isn't about money or asking people to give. It is about looking to God to provide for you. He has given you a vision for ministry, and now you get to invite others into that vision. Your job is to pray and work hard to discover those whom the Lord has already prepared to invest in you and your ministry. God has done His work. Now it's time for you to do yours.
A case in point: Nehemiah was very nervous about meeting with the wealthiest, most powerful man on the planet. He was asking King Artaxerxes to fund his Jerusalem restoration project. But when it came time to make his appeal, this lowly cupbearer first looked up to the Person who really provides resources. At the moment of truth, Nehemiah lifted his heart and made The God Ask. In Nehemiah 2:4 he describes the exchange: "Then the king said to me, 'What would you request?' So I prayed to the God of heaven."
Instead of going into appointments fearing what your fellow man will say, you can have confidence that God is superintending the whole process. This book will help you embrace the fact that this is not a Man Ask. No. It is a God Ask!
What You'll Learn
Raising support can be a daunting (and intimidating) task.
This book provides a fresh, biblical approach to personal support raising that will help you embrace appointments with confidence knowing, this is not a Man Ask. No –– It is a God Ask.
The God Ask will help you:
Develop a practical step-by-step plan to track and progress toward fully-funding your ministry (even if you’re an introvert)
Overcome common myths and obstacles in support raising with scripture and stories of God providing for Nehemiah, Elijah, Jesus, and his disciples
Utilize proven templates, scripts and frameworks used by staff from 1,000+ organizations