Who knows what is going to happen with the world economy. There is one economist who has it figured. The problem is we don't know which one.
So what if our model of mission—domestic and international—is based on the continuing prosperity of the West, especially of the US?
What happens if the US dollar keeps falling? Can our current strategies be sustained? Can they multiply without external funding?
Who knows, the good ol' days may return, but what if they don't?
Read Luke-Acts from cover to cover and ask, How dependent was the spread of the gospel on money?