If the word “business” caught your eye, then you might be part of SIM’s target market. Many business professionals assume mission work is the prerogative of a chosen few trained career missionaries. However, business professionals represent a growing number of committed Christians using their expertise to create bi-vocational mission opportunities in countries where it’s difficult to obtain a missionary visa. Mission work is available for people with marketable skills in areas such as business, medicine, community development, education, engineering, agriculture, teaching English as a second language, and architecture. A commitment to tentmaking may require you raising support in New Zealand so you can work in these countries or you may receive financial reimbursement from the very work you will be carrying out.