A Christian creator is placing his personal books and digital public area works to good use, promoting them via Amazon and his personal web site as a way to elevate cash to buy Bibles for the persecuted church.
Jan Blonk, a local of the Netherlands, first began his The Explanation for Christ web site in 2017. He’s the creator of 16 Christian books.
“Two years in the past, I began to publish public area works,” he advised CBN Information in an e-mail. “Since Amazon solely pays 35% royalty for public area works, I arrange Christ-Centered Books. I value many of the books at $0.99, being aggressive with others who’re doing the identical. I revealed them on Christ-Centered Books and Amazon.”
The primary purpose said on Blonk’s web site is to boost cash for Bibles. For each ebook bought, 75 % of the royalty goes to buying Bibles via Open Doorways U.S.A. Despite the fact that he is not related to the ministry, he has designated Open Doorways to obtain the funding to buy Bibles.
The creator mentioned one New Testomony verse that has been instrumental in all of his fundraising efforts is Mark 9:41 which reads:
“For actually, I say to you, whoever provides you a cup of water to drink since you belong to Christ will certainly not lose his reward.”
“Since a $0.99 ebook provides $0.66 in royalty (after the exterior cost price of $0.30 plus 3% of the price), the 75% would come to $0.50 per ebook. 14 books at $0.99 would supply one Bible,” Blonk defined.
“Regardless of how “small” the gesture could appear, like shopping for a $0.99 ebook as a part of a fundraiser for the persecuted church, it has everlasting worth,” he famous.
Blong defined his “ebook offers” for Bibles thought to CBN Information.
“About 2 months in the past, I got here up with the concept of providing “ebook offers,” that are characterised by (receiving) a lot of books for $10.00,” he continued.
Throughout the month of December, Blonk is attempting to boost funds to buy 100,000 Bibles. If you are going to buy, one $10 ebook deal, you’ll be giving somebody a free Bible. As well as, you’ll obtain free 10 ebook offers you could hold or use your self. Yow will discover out extra details about the fundraiser right here: https://thecauseofchrist.com/christmas/
At the moment, the web bookstore has 17 classes of ebook topics from Biblical Research to Theology. There may be additionally a FREE class containing 43 free books on all forms of Christian topics, together with Jesus, Soul successful, battling sexual temptations and sins, discipleship, holiness, God, The Holy Ghost, historical prophets, evangelism, and commentaries.
Blonk defined to CBN Information that despite the fact that he was raised in a conventional church within the Netherlands, he thought of God a “boogeyman.” However later in life, he mentioned, God opened his eyes via scripture.
“Raised in a conventional church within the Netherlands, I thought of God as a “boogeyman.” For about ten years, I used to be very legalistic, to say the least, attempting to earn God’s favor and acceptance,” he wrote. “In my early twenties, the Lord opened my eyes via a verse in John: “You search the Scriptures since you suppose that in them you have got everlasting life; and it’s they that bear witness about me” (John 5:39). Then, I noticed that the Scriptures are all in regards to the individual and work of Jesus Christ, and embraced Him by religion.”
Blonk has additionally opened his fundraising thought for different ministries to make use of. All they need to do is share a ebook or a ebook deal with their followers and obtain a royalty for every buy. The web site notes, “So long as the funds can be used for the unfold of God’s gospel or the aid of His saints, we’re an ideal match.”
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