Beginning April 1, 2022, Debra Gilmore began a new role as a missionary trainer and coach for FMWM, using the Support Raising Solutions principles and contextualizing them for FMWM missionaries, international missionaries and national leaders. She will do training in each world area at the request of the area directors and will coach new missionaries in the raising of support. She serves as a part-time U.S.-based partner. Her husband, Phil, though retired, will provide tech support and coaching. Phil and Debra reside in South Carolina.
- effectiveness in the training and coaching of our FMWM missionaries in support raising
- God’s wisdom and leading in establishing good relationships and connections to assist missionaries
- a smooth transition back to the U.S. following two years in Spain
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