Why is Crown using short films?

Crown recognizes the powerful tool of film to teach God’s transformational truth to all people across the world — from those living in poverty who can’t read or write to those emerging generations that are immersed in a world of digital video and television.

To make a more significant impact in today’s world, short films are the perfect tool to teach people the financial truths in God’s Word.

The Learning Experience

The learning experience is more than short films. Along with a printed Companion Guide, each step is carefully crafted to guide, support, and even challenge people along the way.

Lasting impact comes when we engage all of these key areas:

  • HeadsOur Heads – as we view and discuss the films

  • HeartsOur Hearts – as we reflect on the personal implications of these stories

  • HandsOur Hands – as we apply our discoveries through meaningful activities

This three-part learning experience follows God’s biblical model for transformation.

And most importantly, this experience allows the Holy Spirit and God’s Word to be the true source of power and transformation.

Click here to see suggestions for using the God Provides Film Learning Experience in your spheres of influence.

The Films

Through the God Provides™ Film Learning Experience, timeless illustrations will leap off the pages of Scripture and into modern lives to teach how to faithfully live with trust in God, the ultimate Provider. God Provides™ will move hearts and minds with a message of hope.

This film learning experience offers a rich, dramatic journey through six theater-quality, epic short films and printed Companion Guide that can be used for individual or group study.

The six films are:

Widow and Oil
Widow and Oil
"What Do You Have?”
(Adapted from 2 Kings 4:1-7)

Jeremiah's Call
Jeremiah’s Call
"God’s Design for Hope”
(Adapted from Jeremiah 29:1-14)

Abram's Reward
Abram’s Reward
"Making Major Life Choices”
(Adapted from Genesis 12-15:6)

Abraham and Isaac
Abraham and Isaac
"Mine or His?”
(Adapted from Genesis 22:1-18)
Rich Man and Lazarus
Rich Man and Lazarus
"My Heart Decisions Affect Eternity”
(Adapted from Luke 16:19-31)
Lifted Up
Lifted Up
"My Hope for the Future”
(Adapted from John 3:1-17)


The Vision

For over 30 years, Crown Financial Ministries has been the most comprehensive source for teaching, training, resources, and tools in the area of biblical financial stewardship. God is using Crown in over 80 nations to transform lives.

In 2007, after witnessing how many third world countries learn through storytelling, the vision for creating a series of short films was kindled in the heart of Chuck Bentley, CEO of Crown Financial Ministries.

Our vision is that people will be deeply impacted by taking this dynamic film journey and will share it with their loved ones. Plans are also underway to translate and distribute these films worldwide. People from every economic and social background from around the globe—rich and poor, readers and nonreaders—will be joining the God Provides™ journey. All will be able to view these films and benefit from the compelling financial and life lessons they present.

Learn more about the ways that you can participate in this global vision:


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