Christian Crowdfunding - Your First Bible

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Remember receiving your first Bible as a gift, or receiving the first scripture art print that you hung on a wall?

Do you still have them? They both were purchased at a Christian retail store.

We live in a country where the Word of God is freely available to read, purchase and give. Support your local Christian retail business, and please, support our Crowdfunding project.

It was sad when Family Christian Stores closed. I was encouraged to open our store because I was one of their customers. We believe that the Children of God/Christians need good retail options. We are new, small and growing, but still need a little help. Our vision and prayer to God is to become the 1st choice for online Christian Home Décor & Gifts in our country and abroad!

Unfortunately, faith-based businesses, even successful ones, cannot apply and get SBA loans to grow, like other small businesses.

I personally have appealed to SBA, the White House, and local State leaders to provide exceptions for Christian/Faith based businesses. Until changes occur, faith-based businesses must reach out to the faith community for support.

“Crowdfunding is a way to raise money for an individual or organization by collecting donations through family, friends, friends of friends, strangers, businesses, and more. By using social media to spread awareness, people can reach more potential donors than traditional forms of fundraising.”

Love The Lord! Inc. Christian Home Décor & Gifts

Our Story

  • We are a small business; started by my wife and I; been in business five years; we self-financed; was inspired by the joy of giving scripture based gifts to friends and family. 
    • We are seeing year-over-year sales/order growth (150%-200%)
    • We sell online on our website; Amazon; Ebay, and Etsy.
    • In 2019, we sold our first orders to Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, and Ireland.
    • Other international sells - Canada, France, the Netherlands and Australia, Japan, China, Mexico and the UK. 
    • This is a big growth area for us!
  • Our Mission
    • Our Company is organized around the scripture Deut 6:5 "And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might."
  • Our Christian foundation/background is Baptist.

    Why you may want to give?

    • We are seeing year-over-year growth, and feel the Christian Faith Based community is a neglected niche market with big potential!
      • Our target Customer is the Faith Based Consumer (41 Million US)
    • Our Customer Satisfaction Feedback (Using Survey Monkey) is far above online retail average! In 2018/2019 our Customer Loyalty Scores avg. 85%-90% (Average online retail = 42%).
    • Many of our orders are from states without Christian retail stores or bookstores. 
      • We think this is a big opportunity in these states!
    • Strong brand and name identification with Christian shoppers. 
      • Our customers love the name of our company, and identify with it. It connects with the faith based community.
    • There are 2.2 Billion Christians around the world (According to Pew Research).
      • All potential customers!
    • Faith Based Movies are doing great, and growing in popularity. The Faith Based consumer is a supportive, and a growing niche community marketers are targeting. 
    • There needs to be a nice national Christian products company.
      • We have the potential to be one of the best! (Lord's will/Lord's blessing). 

      How to Give?

      • Select any amount to give - $25, $40, $50, $100 whatever you would like to give.
      • Free Gift Wall Art for Contributions Above $500; $1000; $2,500; $5000 (See Attached)
      • Our Goal: Raise $100,000 per year for the next 5 years.
        • Funds will be used to purchase 1500 new products per year; develop new products; market/advertise; hire labor and pay general operating expenses (Help us grow!).
      • The fundraising period: June 30, 2019 - Jan 1, 2020
      • Please share on social media - tell friends and family, Church members, co-workers and all others. Also, maybe your Church can add us to your list of people and organizations they support.

      (Note: We give in our organization according to Matthew Chapter 6)

      Feel free to call us if you have any questions at 470-239-6165, or you can email us at gifts@lovethelordinc.com. If you want to mail us a gift, please submit it to the following address, and make payable to:
      Love The Lord! Inc. 1310 Mystic Ridge Place; Cumming, Ga 30040.

      Note: We are a for-profit retail company, we pay taxes, so this will be a gift from you that is not tax deductible.

      Thank you for reading, and considering us! May God bless you in all you do in Christ Jesus!

      PS - We encourage everyone to read your Bible cover-to-cover! Every word, every sentence, every paragraph, page, chapter and book! Trust me, you will not regret it, and it will be one of the best investments in your time you will make in this lifetime!
       

       

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