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Topic Essentials for Biblical Patrons

3 essentials works to help pastors create a culture of generosity within their church communities.


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The Gospel Patron Behind The Apostles

Fifty days after Jesus’ death and resurrection, the disciples were already leading a mega-church in Jerusalem. It was at this critical time that one man’s generosity stood out from all the rest.

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The Gospel Patron in Thessalonica

The church in Thessalonica was birthed through Paul's preaching and the unsung partnership of a Gospel Patron. Scripture records this as a model for us today.
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The Almost Gospel Patrons

In the book of Acts, we find a story so shocking that none of us would have written it. It’s rarely taught in church and children’s Bibles completely ignore it.
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The Gospel Patron Behind Peter

A turning point moment for the church was the day the whole world became their mission field. And behind it was a man who history has almost totally forgotten.
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The Gospel Patron Behind Jesus' Burial

Jesus publicly breathed his last for all to see. His side was pierced. His chest stopped moving. His head hung down. But for one man this was not a time for retreat or reflection. This was a moment for action.
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The Gospel Patron Behind Luke

If it weren’t for a first-century patron, we may not have some of the Bible’s best stories and 27% of the New Testament. Meet Theophilus, the Gospel Patron behind Luke.
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The Gospel Patron Behind The Apostles

Fifty days after Jesus’ death and resurrection, the disciples were already leading a mega-church in Jerusalem. It was at this critical time that one man’s generosity stood out from all the rest.
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The Gospel Patron Behind Paul

The only time the word patron is used in the New Testament is when it's applied to one woman who stood alongside the Apostle Paul to help him accomplish his ministry. This is her story.
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The Gospel Patrons Behind Jesus’ Ministry

Jesus’ ministry was funded, not by miracles, but by three generous women who rarely get mentioned.