Take Your Profession to the Unreached

Don’t Choose. Do Both!

Have you ever felt God tugging at your heart to GO and reach the nations? Perhaps one of the things you thought about was, “What about my career?” It used to be that people who felt called to GO left their profession, went to seminary, and raised support from churches.

It’s not like that today. You can take your career and be a part of a church-planting team at the same time as a Global Professional with Pioneers.

Consider Mark

The Lord has given Mark and his family the privilege of serving more than ten years in the Arabian Gulf through Mark’s career as an engineer. He interacts with Arabs and speaks Arabic at work, and he takes advantage of opportunities the Lord provides to build relationships with his colleagues. “We go to lunch. I go camping with these guys outside of work. My work relationships lead to family relationships as my wife and kids interact with the families of colleagues, too.”

One day Mark greeted a new employee and noticed she was sitting in a hard-backed chair, not very comfortable or ergonomic. “What’s the deal with this chair?” he asked. She said her manager didn’t care, but whatever. “‘I care,’ I said, “How can I help you?’” Mark knew he could easily get another chair. “‘I tell you what. I’ll give you my chair.’ I tell you, it just struck her, it was an opportunity. It was one of those God moments.”

“She said, ‘You’re one of the most amazing… you’re the best Muslim I know!’ That led to an hour-long conversation about Jesus.”

A Juggling Act

Mark admits that being a global professional is a crazy life. “You work 40, 50, sometimes 60 hours a week and try to somehow find the energy to be with people at night, to spend time with believers, follow up with people who are interested, pray and plan, and also take time for your family. It’s a juggling act.”

“We live as workers in His harvest field, by His grace. It’s a great time to be a harvester. So I urge you to come. Come! We need more workers to labor. Use the skills that God has given you. Join what we’re doing here. It’s all for Him. The Lord has given us skills, and all that is for His glory.

“Come join us. We want you here!”

Would you like to know more about becoming a global professional?

Contact us

Learn More

Stories from the pursuit

The Edge

Looking to take the next step in your faith? Spend a summer pursuing the unreached and exploring God’s call on your life through Edge. (This opportunity is for young adults).

New Podcast Reveals Bishara’s Unexpected Journey

The Maverick Podcast explores the unexpected journeys of spiritual seekers as they buck cultural norms and religious expectations to follow Jesus.

Weep With Those Who Weep: How to Pray for Afghanistan

These are dark days for Afghanistan. Here are some thoughtful, biblical ways to pray for Afghanistan, Afghans, and the Afghan Church.