The Gospel Coalition

 



Relief Projects

Here you will find a list of theological famine relief projects that are in 1 of 3 stages: Needs Funding, In Production, or Ready for Distribution.  The status bar tells you how far we are in our funding goal. Select a project to read an in-depth profile. When a project is fully funded, cases of this resource will soon be available for Packing Hope orders. Read Stories about past projects. If you or your church is interested in adopting a whole project as part of your missions outreach, please let us know.

English Relief Project: Book by R.C. Sproul

Everyone's a Theologian: An Introduction to Systematic Theology - MATCHING GRANT!

Goal: $7,500

Sproul surveys the basic truths of the Christian faith, reminding us once more of what God is like and of what He has done for His people in this world and the next. Your gift will help us get this important resource into the hands of church leaders in the Global South.

Swahili Translation Project (Book)

Finally Alive by John Piper

Goal: FUNDED - Thank you for your support.

In his book, Finally Alive, John Piper takes the reader through a comprehensive study of Scripture and unveils what Jesus meant when He said, “You must be born again.”

English Resource: DVD Video by D. A. Carson

The God Who Is There

Goal: FUNDED - Thank you for your support.

This book will serve the church well because it simultaneously evangelizes non-Christians and edifies Christians by explaining the Bible’s storyline in a non-reductionistic way.

English Resource: Book by D. A. Carson

The God Who Is There

Goal: FUNDED - Thank you for your support.

This book will serve the church well because it simultaneously evangelizes non-Christians and edifies Christians by explaining the Bible’s storyline in a non-reductionistic way.

English Resource: Book by John Piper

The Supremacy of God in Preaching

Goal: FUNDED - Thank you for your support.

This revised edition is an essential guide for preachers who want to stir the embers of revival. Piper focuses his study on the example of Jonathan Edwards as an illustration of a leader who submitted to God.

English Resource:  Book by John Piper

Filling Up the Afflictions of Christ

Goal: FUNDED - Thank you for your support.

The history of Christianity's expansion proves that God's strategy for reaching unreached peoples with the gospel includes the sufferings of his frontline heralds-the missionaries who willingly die a thousand daily deaths to advance God's kingdom.

English Resource: Book by Together for the Gospel

Preaching the Cross

Goal: FUNDED - Thank you for your support.

Proclaiming the gospel is without a doubt the most important task of pastoral ministry, yet often other, seemingly more urgent activities obscure it. From time to time all pastors and preachers need to be reminded of the primacy of the gospel.

English Resource: Book by Together for the Gospel

Proclaiming a Cross-centered Theology

Goal: FUNDED - Thank you for your support.

If a pastor understands what the Word says about God, man, and the curse, about Christ and his substitutionary atonement, and about the call to repentance and sacrifice, he will develop and preach a sound theology.

French Resource: Book by John Piper

Fifty Reasons Christ Came to Die

Goal: FUNDED - Thank you for your support.

The most important questions anyone can ask are: Why was Jesus Christ crucified? Why did he suffer so much? What has this to do with me? Finally, who sent him to his death? Your gift will help us get this life-changing resource into the hands of needy pastors and leaders, free of charge, across French-speaking regions of the world, including Africa, Haiti, and elsewhere.

French Resource: Book by John Piper

The Dangerous Duty of Delight

Goal: FUNDED - Thank you for your support.

This project aims to bring much encouragement and joy to pastors/church leaders and to those they shepherd, by providing this book filled with biblical reasons for living a life of celebration. It will help them discover not only why but how to delight more fully in the Lord. Your gift will help us get this life-changing resource into the hands of needy pastors and leaders, free of charge, across French-speaking regions of the world, including Africa, Haiti, and elsewhere.

Spanish Resource: Book by John Piper

This Momentary Marriage

Goal: $6,500 - FUNDING COMPLETE

Reflecting on forty years of matrimony, John Piper exalts the biblical meaning of marriage over its emotion, exhorting couples to keep their covenant for all the best reasons. Your gift will help us get this important book into the hands of leaders around the world.

Chinese Book Project

Legacy of Sovereign Joy by John Piper

Goal: $7,500 - FUNDING COMPLETE

John Piper explores each of these men's lives, integrating Augustine's delight in God with Luther's emphasis on the Word and Calvin's exposition of Scripture. Your gift will help us get this important book into the hands of leaders throughout Mainland China.

Spanish Resource for Cuba: Book by John Piper

Finally Alive

Goal: $5,000 - FUNDING COMPLETE

We have a unique opportunity to print these books in Cuba for an historic pastors' conference this Fall where more than 700 will gather from various denominations across the island. There are very few ways to get books to Cuban church leaders.

Spanish Book Translation Project for Cuba & Latin America

The Priority of Preaching by Christopher Ash

Goal: $10,000

Ash sets out a charter for preaching that draws from the very roots of the Old Testament - showing us that nothing in the world is more worthwhile - for preaching is God's strategy to rebuild a broken world. Help us put this strategic resource into the hands of Spanish-speaking leaders in Cuba and Latin America.

Japanese Book Project

The Supremacy of God in Preaching by John Piper

Goal: $16,000

An essential guide for preachers who want to stir the embers of revival. Your gift will help us get this important book into the hands of leaders around the world.

English Relief Project: Book by David Helm

One-to-One Bible Reading: A Simple Guide for Every Christian

Goal: $10,000

One-to-One Bible Reading is a way to help people understand more of God in a way that is simple and personal, and that doesn't rely on getting them to a church program or event. Your gift will help us get this important resource into the hands of church leaders in the Global South.

TGC Expanded Translation Initiative

Goal: $15,000

TGC will be launching a major new translation initiative that will significantly increase our bandwidth for translating and distributing both digital and print content. Your gift of support will help thousands access the gospel in their own language.

Spanish Book Project for Argentina

What Is the Gospel? by Greg Gilbert

Goal: $8,500

This very important book will be given (free) to Argentine pastors and leaders participating in a country-wide evangelistic campaign by Sociedad Biblica Argentina. “Project 1M” aims to reach 1 million homes with the gospel. This book will help equip and inspire these leaders to accurately share and teach the gospel, not only for salvation, but for all the Christian life.

Arabic Translation Web Project

The Gospel as Center by Don Carson & Tim Keller

Goal: $10,000

D. A. Carson, Tim Keller, Kevin DeYoung, and other influential leaders have created this volume to defend the traditional gospel and to strengthen the church. Your gift will help us get this life-changing resource into the hands of needy pastors and leaders, on the internet, free of charge, across the Arabic-speaking world.

Arabic Book Translation Project

Fifty Reasons Jesus Came to Die by John Piper

Goal: $6,500

The most important questions anyone can ask are: Why was Jesus Christ crucified? Why did he suffer so much? What has this to do with me? Finally, who sent him to his death? Your gift will help us get this life-changing resource into the hands of needy pastors and leaders, free of charge, across the Arabic-speaking world.

English Relief Project: Book by Tim Keller

Galatians for You

Goal: $7500

Galatians For You is a personal or group curriculum that walks through the book of Galatians, showing how the gospel message changes the whole of our lives. Your gift will help us get this important resource into the hands of church leaders in the Global South.

Khmer Book Translation Project for Cambodia

What Is a Healthy Church? by Mark Dever

Goal: $7,200

This book will help pastors recognize the key characteristics of a healthy church: expositional preaching, biblical theology, and a right understanding of the gospel. Your gift will help us get this important resource into the hands of Khmer-speaking church leaders in Cambodia.

Chinese Translation Project: Book by Keller

Gospel in Life by Tim Keller - MATCHING GRANT!

Goal: $9,500

Gospel In Life is an eight-week course on the gospel and how it is lived out in all of life— first in our hearts, then in community, and out into the world. Your gift will help us get this life-changing resource into the hands of pastors and leaders in mainland China.

Albanian Book Translation Project

The God Who is There by D. A. Carson

Goal: $7,000

This book will serve the church well because it simultaneously evangelizes non-Christians and edifies Christians by explaining the Bible’s storyline in a non-reductionistic way. Your gift will help us get this important book into the hands of church leaders in Albania.

Spanish Resource: Book by Vaughan Roberts

God's Big Picture

Goal: $10,000

In this excellent overview, Vaughan Roberts gives you the big picture — showing how the different parts of the Bible fit together under the theme of the kingdom of God. He provides both the encouragement and the tools to help you read the Bible with confidence and understanding. Your gift will help us get this important book into the hands of Spanish-speaking leaders throughout Latin America.

Italian Relief Project: Book by John Piper

Contending for Our All

Goal: $10,000

Athanasius, John Owen, and J. Gresham Machen— Each of these men stood for the truth of the gospel in the face of intense opposition—all out of a deep love for Jesus and a desire for people to know him in his fullness. Your gift will help us get this important book into the hands of leaders throughout Italy.

Portuguese Relief Project: Pastor Training Curriculum

Building Healthy Churches by 9Marks

Goal: $10,000

In collaboration with 9Marks ministries & Editora FIEL is creating a Portuguese-language church leaders training curriculum. We will donate these resources to 300 key seminaries, bible schools, libraries and churches in Portuguese-speaking countries located in southern Africa. Your generous support will provide badly needed biblical training for these church leaders.

English Relief Project: Study Bibles for Global South Pastors

ESV Global Study Bible

Goal: $7,200

MATCHING GRANT for any amount! A gift of $40 will provides a case of 16 hardcover study bibles for pastors around the world. The Global Study Bible is for “Global Christians” in every corner of the world—especially in places where there are few resources available for accessing and studying the Bible.

Russian Relief Project: Book by D.A. Carson

The Cross and Christian Ministry

Goal: $10,500

Is the cross truly the center of your ministry? The cross should call us to Christian ministry and compel us to share the Good News of Christ's triumph over death. Your financial support of this project will help us get this important book into the hands of leaders Throughout the Russian-speaking world.

Telugu Relief Project: Book by John Piper

Fifty Reasons Jesus Came to Die

Goal: $9,400

The most important questions anyone can ask are: Why was Jesus Christ crucified? Why did he suffer so much? What has this to do with me? Finally, who sent him to his death? Your gift will help us get this life-changing resource into the hands of needy pastors and leaders, free of charge, across India.

French Translation Project (Tchividjian)

Jesus+Nothing=Everything by Tullian Tchividjian

Goal: $9,000

It’s so easy to forget what the Christian faith is all about. Tullian Tchividjian argues that what we are missing is the gospel—a fuller, more powerful understanding of Jesus and what his finished work means for everyday life. Your gift will help us get this important book into the hands of French-speaking leaders around the world.

English Global Resource Project (Bridges)

Who Am I? by Jerry Bridges

Goal: $5,644

Jerry Brides unpacks Scripture to give Christians eight clear, interlocking, illuminating answers to the question, Who Am I? Your gift will help us get this important book into the hands of leaders around the world.

English Resource: Book by Grudem, Collins, Schreiner

Understanding the Big Picture of the Bible

Goal: $6,800

This book answers these questions and puts clear, readable Bible study aids at your fingertips. Your gift will help us get this important book into the hands of leaders around the world.

English Global Resource Project (Sproul)

Essential Truths of the Christian Faith by R.C. Sproul

Goal: $9500

Dr. Sproul takes theology down off of the dusty shelves of theological libraries and expounds in clear and simple terms over one hundred major Christian doctrines. Your gift will help us get this important book into the hands of leaders around the world.

English Relief Project: Book by John Piper

Finally Alive

Goal: $9,000

In his book, Finally Alive, John Piper takes the reader through a comprehensive study of Scripture and unveils what Jesus meant when He said, “You must be born again.” Your gift will help us get this important book into the hands of leaders around the world.

English Resource: Book by Ajith Fernando

Jesus Driven Ministry

Goal: $5,800

Too often today's church is riveted on ministry technique to the neglect of leadership lifestyle. In this book, Fernando identifies the foundational elements that allow you to be both effective and joyful in your service. Your gift will help us get this important book into the hands of leaders around the world.

English Global Resource Project (Gilbert)

What Is the Gospel? by Greg Gilbert

Goal: $6,100

'What is the gospel? It seems like a simple question, yet it has been known to incite some heated responses, even in the church. How are we to formulate a clear, biblical understanding of the gospel? If we want answers, we must turn to the Word of God. Your gift will help us get this important book into the hands of leaders around the world.

Spanish Translation Project (Sproul)

Now, That's a Good Question! by R.C. Sproul

Goal: $9,200

Now That's a Good Question! answers more than 300 challenging questions about life and faith. Your gift will help us get this important book into the hands of leaders around the world.

Portuguese Translation Project

The God Who is There by D. A. Carson

Goal: $14,200

This book will serve the church well because it simultaneously evangelizes non-Christians and edifies Christians by explaining the Bible’s storyline in a non-reductionistic way. Your gift will help us get this important book into the hands of leaders around the world.

Russian Translation Project

The Gospel as Center by TGC

Goal: $7,000

Important aspects of Christianity are in danger of being muddied or lost as relativism takes root in our churches today. What was historically agreed upon is now readily questioned and the very essentials of the Christian faith are in jeopardy. It’s time to reclaim the core of our beliefs. Your gift will help us get this important book into the hands of leaders around the world.