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Fresh launch for Christian basics course

Church Army's Now A Christian course has been relaunched and now includes a free mobile app ...

Church Army has relaunched its Now a Christian course for churches and individuals which is now also available as a free mobile phone app and via email.

Now a Christian is a free five-week course that has been specially designed to help people explore the basics of Christianity, including what the Bible has to say about Jesus and how to follow him. Topics include making sense of life, giving God a chance and why do bad things happen?

Originally launched in 2009, Now a Christian has already introduced more than 3,500 people to Jesus and helped new believers grow in their faith.

Church Army hopes to reach even more people with the gospel through the relaunch. It also hopes to engage with the next generation through the launch of the mobile phone app version of the course.

“Now a Christian is a fantastic course,” one user said, “It explains aspects of Christianity so well.
“My vicar is incredibly enthusiastic about encouraging members of our church congregation to sign up for it as well as introducing new Christians to the faith.”

Another subscriber said: “I’ve been reading the daily emails from Now a Christian and they have kept me believing that God and Jesus Christ can love me at least, even though I’m going through a traumatic time.

“Now a Christian is good because it is straight to the point and is sometimes funny. Thank you for reaching out to people to explain Jesus Christ. I am still learning and trying to let go of the past incorrect ideas I had about God. I just thank you and God for being there when I needed to read something like Now a Christian.”

Marketing Manager, Neil Thomson, who has been involved in relaunching Now a Christian, said: “We’ve been thrilled to stand alongside and support so many people as they begin their Christian journey by using Now a Christian.

“The feedback has been a great encouragement to us and we pray many more will be nourished, fed and challenged by Now a Christian as this new app opens up the course to people wherever they are with their phones.”

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