1. Where does the name "Fuel" come from?
The dictionary definition of the word "fuel" is "something that nourishes, sustains or encourages; a stimulant." This perfectly describes what The Fuel Project is all about!
2. What does the logo represent?
So many things. A flame represents light and Christians are called to be light in a dark world. A flame also represents heat, which is a metaphor for passion and fervour - we're never to be lukewarm. A flame also represents discipleship since it replicates itself in everything it touches. Additionally, Hebrews 12:29 tells us that "God is a consuming fire" so the centre of our flame is white, representing God's white hot holiness and centrality to our mission. When the Holy Spirit arrived at Pentecost, it was marked by tongues of fire also. We want our whole ministry to be Spirit led and empowered.
3. Can we make copies of DVDs to hand out for free?
The most important thing is that the information reaches as many people as possible and we'd hate for finances to be a barrier. However, it takes hours, weeks, months and even years of painstaking hard work to research, write and produce these materials. A short 5 minute video can often take days or even weeks to put together. Furthermore, The Fuel Project simply needs financial support to survive and thrive. Every time a series is copied and distributed for free, we're deprived of valuable resources that would help us continue.
In order to balance these two issues then, this is the deal we'd like to make. We would ask you to purchase as many copies of books and DVDs as you can afford to support the ministry, and then, having done so, we give you our blessing to make copies to distribute to friends and family members. How many copies you can afford is a matter for individual consciences before God and will vary from person-to-person. The same goes for digital downloads. If you have paid for a download, feel free to put it on USB sticks and share it with friends.
4. Can I help translate the materials into other languages?
We often get offers from people who would like to translate the books and videos into other languages. Because we don't have the resources to do this in-house, we welcome these voluntary offers of help, but as Jesus said, "Don't begin until you count the cost!" (Luke 14:28). The truth is we must have had over 100 offers from volunteers over the years and every single one has underestimated the time and effort that goes into it. Therefore, not a single volunteer has actually followed through on their offer. This can be discouraging so we would ask that you only get in touch about this if you already have a finished article to submit!
5. Where can I find the occult checklist mentioned in Know Your Enemy?
6. I have a problem with my DVD order. Can you fix it?
Unfortunately not. The DVDs are processed, manufactured and distributed by a partner ministry called The Apologetics Group. Any questions regarding DVD orders however, can be directed to them at email@example.com. They will be glad to assist and answer any questions you may have.
7. What Bible translation do you use?
Mostly the New Living Translation (NLT) or the English Standard Version (ESV). We also use BibleGateway a lot to check multiple versions so you'll occasionally see others.
8. Why did you quote from that Bible teacher I disagree with?
Quoting another teacher doesn't necessarily indicate approval of that person's entire ministry, or signify complete theological agreement. Indeed, sometimes the use of a quote doesn't even indicate approval of the quote! Generally however, links or quotes from other ministries are posted simply because they offer important insight on a particular topic.