GIFT CATALOG 2017 If only Christmas could last all year … When the shopping’s done and the gifts are wrapped, the joy of the season can thrill the heart. That special Christmas warmth lives on all year when you give a gift that continues to bless. The NOBTS Christmas catalog has something for everyone on your shopping list when you give in honor of a family member or in memory of a loved one. Make your selections and a personalized card will be sent to the honoree showing the giver’s name and the direction in which the gift will be directed. Or choose to have the card(s) sent to you to put under the Christmas tree. Suggested donations are included inside or you may make your own gift in any category.
MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP Christmas Carols and songs of Advent make the season bright. Whether itâ€™s the old, familiar hymns of yesterday or a contemporary soulstirring tune, the story of the Christ child set to music can lift a weary heart. At NOBTS, music students dedicate time and talent to God so that through the beauty of music others may be drawn to Him. Your gifts allow a music student to devote quality time to the development of God-given gifts.
$500 SCHOLARSHIP $750 SCHOLARSHIP $1,000 SCHOLARSHIP
LEEKE MAGEE COUNSELING CENTER Counseling is one of the most effective ways NOBTS is reaching out to the community. Through our counseling center, those in need of counseling services are able to hear from a Christian perspective. Your gift helps those with financial needs receive the counseling services they desire.
$35 ONE COUNSELING SESSION $320 EIGHT COUNSELING SESSIONS $15,000
TRAINING 20 COUNSELING STUDENTS IN A CUTTING-EDGE TREATMENT PROGRAM SERVING VICTIMS OF TRAUMA
MOSKAU INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGY To better understand the context of the Bible, the Moskau Institute at NOBTS leads an archaeological excavation in Israel. This handson research fosters a deep love for Godâ€™s Word in the students who participate and makes a significant contribution in the field of biblical backgrounds. The cost of the three-week excavation is steep. Your gift offsets part of a young scholarâ€™s cost to participate in this lifechanging experience.
HOMESCHOOL SUPPORT Many student families on the main campus choose to homeschool their children through the Christian Home Educators Support System (C.H.E.S.S.). Encouragement, accountability and resources are available to student families as they explore education with Christ at the center. Upwards to 100 K-12 students are served annually as parents and teaching professionals work together and aim for excellence in education. Your gift to C.H.E.S.S. supports learning activities such as field trips and co-op classes that enrich the lives of every child as they learn together and grow in the Lord.
MISSION TRIPS Around the world or at home, NOBTS students carry the Gospel to those in need of a Savior. Students traveled this year to Utah, India, the Amazon River Basin, and other places to shine brightly the light of the Gospel. Your gifts help a student experience God at work in places where the light of the Gospel is needed. This Christmas, give to help a student Go and Tell.
COST OF TRAINING ONE PASTOR FOR A 2-DAY PASTOR CONFERENCE
DEFEND 2018 What do you call four nights, five days, dozens of today’s top Christian speakers, and the chance of a lifetime? DEFEND 2018. This NOBTS apologetics conference equips hundreds of students annually to respond to culture’s toughest questions on faith. Your gift helps give a student the opportunity to learn from leading scholars how to clear away obstacles to faith so the Gospel can take root.
COST COVERING ONE STUDENT’S REGISTRATION FEE
EVANGELISM RALLY STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
CHRISTMAS BENEVOLENCE FUND For one student family on campus, the news that there would be no gifts this year was devastating to a young child. But because of the Christmas Benevolence Fund, the family’s joy on Christmas Day was unbounded. The family’s Thank You note that followed expressed heartfelt thanks. “I praise God for His amazing faithfulness and never-ending love. May God bless you abundantly for sharing.”
COST OF ONE CHILD’S GIFT
COST OF A TANK OF GAS FOR TRAVEL PLUS GIFTS
COST OF GIFTS FOR A FAMILY
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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP When Mariane Armbrust Strube (M.Div., Christian Education) left her home in Brazil, she left behind family, a job, possessions, and a culture that operated in her heart language. Learning to navigate within a new world was not easy, but Mariane answered God’s call with confidence, knowing she was in the center of God’s will. Internationals face limits on work other students do not. Your gifts make the transition easier for NOBTS students from 42 countries who follow Christ in obedient service.
THE PROVIDENCE FUND The one-stop shop for all gifts is right here. Each gift given through the Providence Fund assures that every need is met and every academic program and seminary ministry benefits. The Providence Fund provides the quickest path to help as many as possible in these areas: STUDENT COSTS FACULTY SUPPORT AND ENRICHMENT OPERATIONAL NEEDS OF CAMPUS INSTITUTES AND RESEARCH CENTERS ACCESSIBLE THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION MINISTRY OUTREACH
Join us in celebrating NOBTS’ 100th anniversary with your $100 gift toward The Providence Fund. Each gift is special, every giver appreciated as we move toward next year’s centennial celebration of God’s faithfulness.
GIFT CATALOG 2017
Click on the button below to give online or call the Office of Institutional Advancement at (800) 6628701, ext. 3252. To ensure that the personalized card mailed directly to your family member or friend being honored will be received by Christmas, gifts need to be received by NOBTS on or before December 16. Thank you so much for your partnership in the ongoing ministry of NOBTS.