Are you passionate about the Bible? Are you passionate about Jesus? And are you passionate about other people getting in the word and growing closer to Jesus? Then this post is for you.
Okay, here’s the deal. I am part of an online community called SheReadsTruth. They provide excellent Bible reading plans and devotional content and the community in the comments is awesome. This is not the first time I have talked about SheReadsTruth and I promise it is far from the last.
Today’s post is a little different than the usual posts. I am still sharing my heart, but more so I am sharing a conviction. I want to challenge and encourage you, whether you are a SheReadsTruth reader or not. Do you relate to any of the following scenarios?
– Your friend is interested in reading the bible, but doesn’t know where to start. Send her a link to the SheReadsTruth app and encourage her to follow along.
– You really crave spiritual community, but you live in a very secular city or your day to day life is too busy or something else. Go to your SheReadsTruth app and get hooked in, on your lunch break or commute (only if you are not driving a car.)
– You like reading your bible on your phone, taking notes and cool photos, and sharing them with your friends. You can do all that in-app with the new SheReadsTruth app.
Here’s the kicker: the app will be a reality for iPhone and iPad in July, it’s already funded through the Kickstarter campaign. But for the 12% of the SheReadsTruth readers that are Android users, it’s not. We need another $10,000 for that to become reality, which sounds like a lot. But it’s really not. The first $35,000 were raised in just 22 hours! So $10,000 in 20 days sounds absolutely doable.
This is where the coffee comes in. This is where I want to challenge, encourage and hopefully persuade you to support building the app. What if you gave up a cup of Starbucks (or Caribou if you’re a midwesterner), and donated the money instead? Think of how little that would matter to you, and how much it could matter to someone else.
So girls, (and guys, this surely isn’t limited to girls only, guy-money works too), let’s see if we can’t get this app in as many hands as possible, and support His Kingdom business, even if that means giving up a cup of coffee.