major purchases

We are gearing up to present in several churches in the Midwest from late February through March. One of the churches has indicated that they do not have a data projector. This means that we will have to purchase one. The recommended model costs $1,200.00. This necessary purchase is providing us with an opportunity to rest in the Lord. With no regular income as yet, we are very leery of making such a purchase. Additionally, the initial supply of 100 DVDs is almost expended, and the next batch of 501 (the higher number brings a lower per unity price) will cost just under $900.00. But if the Lord would have us purchase these tools for His glory, then He will provide.

Please pray that we would trust the Lord to provide.

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  1. We don’t have the finances to help with your purchases, and our church doesn’t have a projector either, but I do have a couple ideas.

    You may want to consider renting a projector. If the church is in a somewhat populated area, there would probably be an electronics rental place. Otherwise, a larger likeminded church in the area may let them borrow their technology.

    At the large church I attended in Michigan, smaller churches sometimes borrowed our equipment, and I had looked into renting a projector for a one-time use. (It ran a couple hundred dollars, but it was still much less than $1,200!)

    If there happens to be a Christian businessman in the area that is connected to the church, he may be able to borrow equipment from his business as well.

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