People are often quite shocked when they discover how much money it takes to produce the stories NTEB sends out around the world 3-5 times per day, free of charge to all our readers.
“But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.” Acts 20:24 (KJV)
Hurricane Irma crashed our bathroom ceiling, left some mini-pools of water throughout the studio, but all in all it certainly could have been worse. We here at NTEB are very grateful that we were able to get back up and running in a little under two weeks. I was so excited when the Internet came back on yesterday in the studio! Trying to write and post articles through my phone is not the optimal way to get work done, but better than not being able to post at all.
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Our fundraising efforts have so far brought us to just about the halfway point, and for all of you who have decided to support this undertaking by faith, I want to express my most deeply-felt gratitude for you all helping to make this dream a reality. It’s my desire to make NTEB the Internet’s main resource for rightly divided, King James Bible teaching and preaching across all audio and video formats and platforms.
But in order to do that it takes money, and lots of it.
People are often quite shocked when they discover how much money it takes to produce the stories NTEB sends out around the world 3-5 times per day, free of charge to all our readers. For example, the physical hardware (servers) and the corresponding software for performance and security runs us about $1,000.00 per month. That’s $12,000.00 per year. Then there is the hourly rate of $40.00 we pay to our techs to maintain the site’s back end on demand. For those of you in IT, you know that’s cheap compared to the market rate of $75-100 per hour most techs and developers charge. Of course, there is the physical time it take to create all the content we publish. That costs money too. When you add it all up, it’s right around $20,000.00 per year to run NTEB. Shocked? (Lol, and you thought it was all free, right?)
Our donor angels have written us to say:
- “I appreciate getting the TRUTH in this untruthful media climate. Thank you!” – Paula Ostendorf
- “Praise the Lord for your outreach and website.” – Daniel Suarez
- “I am pleased with the work you do. May God bless your Ministry” – Lee Rice
- “May God Bless you and your work to allow people of this world to see and read your message. Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is coming soon. People get ready!” – Bennie Melissa Brewster
- “Thank you for all you do! For furthering the Gospel of Jesus Christ and for feeding me The Word regularly! Be forever blessed! – Ursula” – Ursula Leo
How much do I give personally to NTEB to make it run? Everything. For the past 8 years I have given all my time, talent and treasure to make Now The End Begins run and function. One reason why I started my own website design studio, mudflowermedia.com, is because I have been fired from two different 6-figure salary positions when my unsaved, pro-LGBT, non-Christian bosses read my articles proclaiming the coming judgment of a righteous God. After I was fired from the first one, Citibank back in 2013, my financial condition was so bad I was homeless for 3 months. But through it all I never stopped creating and posting content for NTEB and even did my weekly Bible studio radio show on Sunday nights, all while homeless and jobless. That’s how committed I am to proclaiming the end times warning God has called me to do.
Just yesterday we received an offer to sell our NTEB Facebook page and its 156,000 plus members for $40,000.00, and I turned it down flat. I wouldn’t sell it for a million dollars. This ministry is not about making money and showing a profit. We are about sharing the gospel of the grace of God to a lost and dying world in the last days before the Rapture of the Church. But it takes money to run this site and it takes money to build a good recording studio. I am giving everything I have, and need YOU to help us reach our fundraising goal with your prayers and generous donations.
But whatever you do, don’t do nothing. Time is short and we need your help right now. If every one of the 12,348 people on our daily mailing list gave $2.50, we would reach our goal immediately. If every one of our 151,722 followers on Facebook gave $1.00 each, we would reach 600% of our goal. The same goes for our 13,200 followers on Twitter. But sadly, many will not give, so we need the ones who can and who will give to be generous. As generous as possible.
“Thank you very much!” – Geoffrey, editor-in-chief, NTEB
“Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;” Titus 2:23 (KJV)
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The photo of me at the top of the article was taken this afternoon in front of our studios. I am wearing a shirt designed by Christian artist Missy Charlie, you can visit her website here to see more of her excellent work.
NTEB is run by end times author and editor-in-chief Geoffrey Grider. Geoffrey runs a successful web design company, and is a full-time minister of the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. In addition to running NOW THE END BEGINS, he has a dynamic street preaching outreach and tract ministry team in Saint Augustine, FL.