Tentmaker refers to a missionary who engages in his own profession or studying. At present FLOM a tentmaker in Germany.
In East Asia FLOM workers work to reach the unreached with the gospel, help Christians grow in their faith and encourage the local church to develop its activities.
In Nepal FLOM works to protect minority ethnic languages from extinction and to ensure sufficient documentation of unwritten languages. The work is overwhelming, yet progress is made little by little.
Work among the Chinese-speaking people includes providing theological education in universities and theological seminaries and translating theological publications.