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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 audiobook will help you embrace the fact that this is not a Man Ask. No. It is a God Ask!

©2013 CMM Press (P)2013 CMM Press

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I am re-entering the battle to raise support because of this book. I cannot fulfill God's call alone.

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Incredible resource!

Loved this book SO much!! I never knew an encouraging, biblical, practical fundraising resource like this existed. Highly recommend. Can’t wait to get started!

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This book puts wind in your sails!

Building a team of committed stakeholders is no easy task. The God Ask gives you fresh wisdom and acts as a great reminder of the privilege to serve God with everything you are. The journey is very humbling but this read forces you to look biblically and act accordingly. I loved it!

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Good lesson on proper fund raising in church

This give a good perspective on church fund raising. Bottom line is first Ask God to lead you, don’t abuse or waste fund God has blessed you with. Great points and ideas.... I wish some of the TV Evangelist followed this steps detailed in this book. But we live in a fallen world which is why we have to pray first for decernment

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Practical wisdom based on personalexperience

This book challenges your thinking by providing a very clear, and wise approach to support raising for missions and the furtherance of God’s Kingdom. After going through this book, I feel 100% equipped to raise support for my ministry endeavors that God has called me to. This book certainly corrected many bad habits and approaches I thought was best in support raising. This book gives all the glory to God, applying hard work and proper strategy, to achieve support raising goals.

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A Relief

This book has been such a blessing as we prepare to enter the foreign mission field. To see the biblical basis for support raising laid out in such a clear way is wonderful.

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Good training for any sales person

A review requires 15 words, but all I really wanted to say was the title.

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Great information in an easy to understand format

I wish I had read this book 7 years ago! I see how to better serve my mission partners and to gain new ones. This is a great book, and I HIGHLY recommend it to all who are in the ministry and dependant on personal support methods.

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Inspiring the Journey

The God Ask is an inspiring guide to entering into God's call to ministry.
I am excited to begin a new page in my journey serving in God's Kingdom, removing obstacles to be fully engaged and more productive in God's calling for me!

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34 year old missionary life change, Read it twice

Read it twice... It'll really sink in.

As a 34 year old missionary who grew up around a very successful fundraising missionary father I'm excited to share this book with others.

I came out of the working world and began fund raising just like my dad did. This book really put fundraising in a new light....

I'm so excited to continue my fund raising but with new vigor, passion, biblical conviction, and yes strategy.

100 days here I come.