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These are writing organizations where I have found community, classes, and seminars in Christian writing and film making.

Compel Training

COMPEL TRAINING is a faith-based online training community created by Lysa Terkeurst, President of Proverbs 31 Ministries. COMPEL Membership website is designed to help writers find direction for their writing, receive practical training, and discover the motivation to keep going.

168 Film Project

168 Films Founded in 2003, the 168 Film Project is an incubator for writers and filmmakers to explore scripture and to practice their craft. The 168 Film Project challenge to filmmakers worldwide is to draw a random scripture and in just 168 hours (7 days) shoot and edit a short film. In the Write of Passage competition, writers craft a 12-page script in 168 hours

Christian Writers Institute

The Christian Writers Institute was created to help Christians become proficient in the skills, craft, and business of writing. To build the Kingdom of God word-by-word. It does so by providing a wide variety of courses taught by some of the industry’s best teachers. In addition, the Institute publishes a number of books on writing for writers, including The Christian Writers Market Guide. Originally founded in 1945, it is estimated that over 30,000 students have been trained by the Christian Writers Institute.

Christy Wright

Christy Wright’s book “Business Boutique” really got the ball rolling for me. This is a must-book! She is an author, speaker, Certified Business Coach, and Ramsey Personality.

Bible Study

Some of the bible study groups that I subscribe to are:

Intouch Ministries

At In Touch Ministries, our mission is to lead people worldwide into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and to strengthen the local church. We remain committed to advancing the gospel from person to person and place to place as quickly, clearly, and irresistibly as possible.

Proverbs 31 Ministries

Proverbs 31 Ministries is a non-denominational, non-profit Christian ministry that seeks to lead women into a personal relationship with Christ. With Proverbs 31:10-31 as a guide, Proverbs 31 Ministries reaches women in the middle of their busy days through free devotions, podcasts, speaking events, conferences, resources, online Bible studies, and training in the call to write, speak and lead others.

Women Living Well Ministries Home of Good Morning Girls

“Good Morning Girls” is the title for a group of Christian women who keep each other accountable in their quiet times. Good Morning Girls welcomes women from all walks of life, with varying backgrounds and experiences to study the Bible together. Good Morning Girls does not seek to come in place of the local church, but it does provide a resource for women at local churches to use. It also is for women who might not have a Bible Study available for them in their local body or who can’t attend because of their stage of life.

She Reads Truth

She Reads Truth is a worldwide community of women who read God’s Word together every day. You will also find He Reads Truth and  Kids Read Truth here. Founded in 2012, She Reads Truth invites women of all ages to engage Scripture through curated daily reading plans, as well as online conversation led by a vibrant community of contributing writers. 

“But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible”. (Matthew 19:26)

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