On this page you will find a list of Adventist training schools for people just like you. Though some of the training below isn’t intended for cross-cultural missions as a tentmaker, these resources will equip you to be a better steward of truth and inspire you to live a life of soulwinning for Jesus. In many cases they offer 3-6 month programs, but there are also shortened versions of each program for people who can only get away for a week/weekend.


E-book, Glenn L. Coon – “I KNOW SOMETHING GOOD.”  Soul Winning Manuel.   Lessons on finding pathways to the heart.

E-book, God’s Master Plan.  Disciple making is the Divine strategy.


Inspiring audio SERMONS on Tentmaking and evangelism by B. Parks

The Adventist Review – Read the amazing true story of how a Tentmaker — literally a shoemaker, risked his life and dreams to bring the Advent message back to his homeland of Turkey.

BAM – Business as Mission.  Watch some amazing video testimonies.  Educational and inspirational.

Financial advice Before moving abroad

Free Courses

Tentmaking 101 — Orientation to Tentmaking.  Get your mind around the possibilities and learn how to make steps in your own life to become a Tentmaker.

Apostolic Leadership Course — 40 lessons. This course covers a lot of territory for those who see themselves servants of Christ and are willing to risk and do and live out a modern book of Acts. Part of GoTential’s training, this course is for frontline workers who have not had the privilage of seminary. This is not a theological course, but a practical course in spiritual disciplines, Christian emotional management, and lay led church planting. It is perfect for a Tentmaker, or one who is aspiring to a greater impact without the confines of typical church structures.