Here's a thought: unless people like you are called to care for missionaries, they often come home sooner than planned. So this is a really important role, and we're glad you've come to think about this.
Think of Paul's journey - it began with the church at Antioch, continued with every church he planted, and we even read that the church in Caesarea wept when he wanted to leave, so great was their care for him.
Now your part in caring will be different depending on who you are, but we've got some resources we hope will help you as you work out what it means to care for missionaries who are sent today.
The Mycaring blog is full of ideas from others who have cared that we hope will stimulate you into new ways of caring.
Resources to care, as you might guess, is a collection of materials we've put together to practically help you to care. It covers care all through a missionary's journey, from when they're preparing to go right up til they return to Australia to live.
Praying is clearly a key part of caring for a missionary. Visit this page to find a way to show your care for missionaries and people groups all across the world.
Giving money is one way many people care, visit the finances page to get information on how to do this through WEC.