What is Patron Saintz?

Patron Saintz is reviving the ancient system of patronage to provide financial support for Christian writers, musicians, singers, movie makers, and other creative types. Our aim is to help provide a monetary basis of support so that creatives can concentrate on their craft.

What is patronage?

Patronage is the support, encouragement, privilege, or financial aid that an organization or individual bestows to another. In the history of art, arts patronage refers to the support that kings, popes, and the wealthy have provided to artists such as musicians, painters, and sculptors.

The word “patron” derives from the Latin: patronus (“patron”), one who gives benefits to his clients.

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Kim Cash Tate: author and Bible teacher

Kim Cash Tate is the bestselling author of several books, including Cling (2017) and the Promises of God series: THOUGH I STUMBLE, IF I BELIEVE, IF YOU’RE WITH ME, and WHEN I’M TEMPTED. A former practicing attorney, she is also a Bible teacher with an active YouTube channel. She’s been married to her husband Bill for more than two decades, and they live in St. Louis with their two young adult children.

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Tony Evans: pastor and author

Dr. Tony Evans is one of the country’s most respected leaders in evangelical circles. As a pastor, teacher, author and speaker, he serves the body of Christ through his unique ability to communicate complex theological truths through simple, yet profound, illustrations. While addressing the practical issues of today, Dr. Evans is known as a relevant expositor. New and veteran pastors alike regard him as a pastor of pastors and a father in the faith. Dr. Evans has authored over 100 books, booklets and Bible studies including his legacy work, Oneness Embraced, as well as his vision work, The Kingdom Agenda. Some of his most popular books include Kingdom Man, Kingdom Woman, Prayers for Victory in Spiritual Warfare and The Power of God’s Names. Dr. Tony Evans is married to Lois, his wife and ministry partner of over 40 years. They are the proud parents of four, grandparents of twelve and great-grandparents of two.

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Kimberla Lawson Roby: author

New York Times Bestselling Author & Speaker Kimberla Lawson Roby has published 26 books which include SIN OF A WOMAN, A SINFUL CALLING, BEST FRIENDS FOREVER, THE ULTIMATE BETRAYAL, A CHRISTMAS PRAYER, THE PRODIGAL SON, THE PERFECT MARRIAGE, THE REVEREND’S WIFE, BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU PRAY FOR, SIN NO MORE, CASTING THE FIRST STONE, and her debut title, BEHIND CLOSED DOORS, which was originally self-published through her own company, Lenox Press. She has sold more than 2.8 Million copies of her novels, and they have frequented numerous bestseller lists, including The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, Essence, Upscale, Black Christian News, AALBC.com, Barnes and Noble, Amazon.com, Wal-Mart, The Dallas Morning News, The Austin Chronicle and many others.

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Wm. Dwight McKissic, Sr.: pastor and author

William Dwight McKissic, Sr., is the founder and senior pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Arlington, TX, where he has served for 35 years. He is a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University, and has received honorary doctorates from Morris Booker Baptist College and Arkansas Baptist College. He has served as a guest lecturer at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Criswell College, the University of Minnesota, Emory University, Southern Illinois University, Wheaton College, and Harvard University. He has served on the Board of Trustees at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX, and currently serves on the Board of Trustees at Arkansas Baptist College, Little Rock, AR, an HBCU. He and his wife Vera have four children and twelve grandchildren.

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