Resources for Christians

Last edited June 30, 2009

Apologetics Culture Teens
Baptists Devotional Theology
Bible Commentary Family
Bible Lookup Historical Research
Bible Study Kids
Books Science & Religion


Apologetics [Back to Top]


Apologetics: A Reasoned Defense of Christianity
http://www.4truth.net/
Dedicated apologetics site from the North American Missions Board

Apologetics Resource Center (ARC) - Birmingham, AL
http://www.arcapologetics.org/
A non-profit ministry providing resources for spreading the Good News.

The BASE Institute
http://www.baseinstitute.org/
The Bible Archaeology, Search & Exploration (B.A.S.E.) Institute is dedicated to the quest for archaeological evidence to help validate to the world that the Bible is true

The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity
http://www.cbhd.org/
Exploring the nexus of biomedicine, biotechnology, and our common humanity

The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood
http://cbmw.org/index.php
Teachings of the Bible about the complementary differences between men and women, created equally in the image of God

C.S. Lewis Society
http://www.apologetics.org/
Empowering believers and engaging skeptics with Biblical truth and evidences for faith

Lee Strobel
http://www.leestrobel.com/
Collection of videos from the author of The Case for Faith, The Case for Christ and The Case for a Creator.

Stand to Reason
http://www.str.org/site/PageServer
Equipping Christian Ambassadors in the Areas of Knowledge, Wisdom & Character

two ways to live : : the choice we all face
http://www.matthiasmedia.com.au/2wtl/
Two Ways to Live is a simple, memorable summary of the Christian gospel, easy to understand, presuming no prior knowledge.

Watchman Fellowship
http://www.watchman.org/
Focusing on new religious movements, cults, the occult and the New Age.


Baptists [Back to Top]


Baptist Legal Update
http://baptistlaw.blogspot.com/
A blog from Lighthouse Legal Ministries on current legal issues from a Baptist perspective

Baptist Press
http://www.bpnews.net/
News with a Christian Perspective

Baptist World Alliance
http://www.bwanet.org/
BWA is more than 200 Baptist conventions with a membership of more than 36 million baptized believers and a community of over 110 million Baptists worldwide

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
http://www.thefellowship.info/
CBF is a fellowship of Baptist Christians and churches who share a passion for the Great Commission and a commitment to Baptist principles of faith and practice

Cooperative Program (CP) Missions
http://www.cpmissions.net/2003/what%20is%20cp.asp
The missions arm of the SBC

Southern Baptist Convention
http://www.sbc.net/
Official site of the SBC, contains a wealth of information on Baptist faith, beliefs and organization.

SBC Life
http://www.sbclife.org/
Journal of the Southern Baptist Convention

Virginia Baptist Mission Board
http://vbmb.org/
In continuous service since its founding in 1823, the BGAV is an umbrella organization of churches that supports them in ministries and missions.


Bible Commentary [Back to Top]


A Bible Concordance Reference Study Library
http://www.abibleconcordance.com/
Bible concordance from BibleRick. including Easton's and Strong's Bible dictionaries

IVP New Testament Commentaries
http://www.biblegateway.com/resources/commentaries/?source=1
Commentary is available for 16 books of the New Testament (through BibleGateway.com)

Matthew Henry
http://cf.blueletterbible.org/commentaries/comm_author.cfm?AuthorID=4
The Blue Letter Bible site has the complete commentaries of the Reverend Matthew Henry (1662-1714)


Bible Lookup [Back to Top]


Baker's Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology
http://www.biblestudytools.net/Dictionaries/BakersEvangelicalDictionary/
via Crosswalk

BibleGateway.com: A searchable online Bible in over 50 versions
http://www.biblegateway.com/
A free service for reading and researching Scripture online--all in the language or translation of your choice

Holman Bible Dictionary
http://bible.lifeway.com/book.asp?pub=0&book=83&fb=1
Word Search via Lifeway

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
http://www.searchgodsword.org/enc/isb/
Word search via Heartlite

Online Mobile Bible
http://mbible.com/
Link to the Bible from your mobile phone

Online Parallel Bible
http://bible.cc/
Quickly view any Bible verse in multiple translations, with links to an instant menu of 25 versions

Sample Passages from the Analytical-Literal Translation
http://www.dtl.org/alt/main/nt.htm
Substantial chunks of scripture are available online from The Second Edition of the Analytical-Literal Translation of the New Testament


Bible Study [Back to Top]


Audio Bible Online
http://www.audio-bible.com/Bible/Bible.html
King James Version narrated by Alexander Scourby, selectable verse by verse.

Bible Analysis Software Programs
http://www-writing.berkeley.edu/chorus/bible/index.html
Reviews of sophisticated software used for computer-assisted biblical research

Bible Study FAQ from Shawn Abigail
http://capecharlesbaptist.org/private/testbed/newsite/biblestudyfaqs.shtml
Discussion of Bible versions, commentaries, cross-references and other tools

Bible Stuph: Daily Bible readings, online Bible search & trivia
http://biblestuph.com/
Cover the Bible in one year with three daily readings

One Year Bible OnLine
http://www.oneyearbibleonline.com/
The One Year Bible daily reading plan is meant to complement the popular One Year® Bible available from Tyndale House Publishers Inc.


Books [Back to Top]


Amazon.com Bestsellers
http://amazon.com/gp/bestsellers/books/12290/ref=pd_ts_c_th_head/ 103-5773759-4767024?pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=right-4&pf_rd_r=11AGT8TA0GWWPDYTPXA6&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=280561701&pf_rd_i=12290
The most popular items in category "Books - Christianity" on Amazon.com. Updated hourly.

Bestsellers List - Christian Booksellers Association
http://www.ecpa.org/bestseller/index.php
Distributed by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA)

CBA Best Seller Lists (Various)
http://www.cbaonline.org/nm/BSLs.htm
A compilation of best seller lists from the Christian Booksellers Association

The Christy Award
http://www.christyawards.com/
Christian fiction award to recognize novelists and novels of excellence in several genres of Christian fiction

ECPA
http://www.ecpa.org/christianbookawards/
Evangelical Christian Publishers Association selects five finalists in each of six categories: Bibles, Fiction, Children & Youth, Inspiration & Gift, Bible Reference & Study, and Christian Life

UK Christian Bookshops Bestsellers
http://www.christianbookshops.org.uk/best/index.htm
Based on national sales data from Nielson


Culture [Back to Top]


ACLJ • American Center for Law & Justice
http://www.aclj.org/
ACLJ is a d/b/a for Christian Advocates Serving Evangelism, Inc., a not-for-profit religious corporation dedicated to the ideal that religious freedom and freedom of speech are inalienable

BreakPoint WorldView
http://www.breakpoint.org/contentindex.asp?ID=146
Beginning in July, BreakPoint WorldView will be available only online. Register here to receive it via email.

Liveblog | Christianity Today | A Magazine of Evangelical Conviction
http://blog.christianitytoday.com/ctliveblog/
Blog of Christianity Today International. Billy Graham started this organization in 1956. Half a century later, it's online, real-time.

Plugged In Online
http://www.pluggedinonline.com/
Media and entertainment offerings reviewed: movies, TV shows, games. Plugged In Online specializes in providing you with movie reviews as soon as films arrive in theaters.

The Point
http://thepoint.breakpoint.org/
Blog from Prison Fellowship: BreakPoint, examining and discussing various issues of the day from a Christian worldview perspective


Devotional [Back to Top]


Back to the Bible
http://www.backtothebible.org/index.php
Dr. Woodrow Kroll's daily devotions, readings and MP3s

Bible.com - Daily Devotional
http://www.bible.com/daily-devotional.php?dtype=Scripture
Daily Devotional

Blackaby Ministries
http://www.blackaby.org/
Henry T. Blackaby

Crosswalk.com
http://www.crosswalk.com/devotionals/
Great list of topical devotional web sites including classics, great preachers, lifestyle, family, women's devotionals, etc.

Daily Devotional - Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS)
http://www.dts.edu/media/devotional/
Chuck Swindoll - Dallas Theological Seminary

Devotions at Gospelcom.net
http://www.gospelcom.net/spiritual_walk/devotionals/
A great collection of daily devotions from around the web.

Early Light Devotional :: In Touch Ministries
http://tinyurl.com/n4nnh5
Dr. Charles Stanley

Max Lucado: Official Site of the Christian Author and Inspirational Speaker
http://www.maxlucado.com/
Upwords: The teaching ministry of Max Lucado

MBI - Today in the Word
http://www.todayintheword.org/GenMoody/default.asp? SectionID=ABECA3F4F745454090BB3C5F613C9CE7
Moody Bible Institute - Today In The Word Devotionals

My Utmost For His Highest - Do You See Jesus in Your Clouds?
http://www.rbc.org/utmost/index.php
Oswald Chambers - My Utmost for His Highest

Our Daily Bread
http://www.rbc.org/odb/odb.shtml
RBC Ministries (formerly Radio Bible Class) daily devotion


Family [Back to Top]


AFA - American Family Association - Promoting Traditional Family Values
http://afa.net/
The AFA stands for traditional family values, and how television and other media – including pornography – impact our society

Family.org
http://www.family.org/
Focus on the Family

Family Research Council
http://www.frc.org/get.cfm?c=HOME
The FRC champions marriage and family as the foundation of civilization, the seedbed of virtue, and the wellspring of society

LifeWay: Biblical Solutions for Life
http://www.lifeway.com/lwc/
One of the world’s largest providers of Christian products and services; great family resources site. 


Historical Research [Back to Top]


Bible Believer's Archaeology - A Bible History Web Book
http://www.biblehistory.net/
Evidences from history and archaeology that verify the accuracy of the Bible

Bible History Online - Images and Resources for Biblical History
http://www.bible-history.com/
A compilation of resources on historical documents, archeology, ancient maps and the historical context of the Bible.

CSNTM - The Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts
http://www.csntm.org/
Images and articles on ancient manuscripts, under the umbrella of The Center for the Research of Early Christian Documents (CRECD)

Egyptian history and the biblical record: a perfect match?
http://www.creationontheweb.com/content/view/4857/
An interesting discussion of how modern archeology is moving closer to alignment with events as depicted in the Bible

English Bible History: Timeline of how we got the English Bible
http://www.greatsite.com/timeline-english-bible-history/
How we got the Bible in its present form

Jerusalem Archaeological Park - virtual model panorama of Herod's Temple
http://www.archpark.org.il/panorama.shtml
Interactively explore the Herodian Temple Mount reconstruction using a SGI Onyx2 IR3 supercomputer

NETS - A New English Translation of the Septuagint
http://rosetta.reltech.org/TC/TC-links.html
NETS is a new translation of the Greek Jewish Scriptures

NOBTS - The Center for New Testament Textual Studies
http://www.nobts.edu/cntts/
Research center devoted to the collation and analysis of the New Testament text in the Greek manuscripts

Qumran Isaiah Scroll Translation
http://www.ao.net/~fmoeller/qa-tran.htm
The Translation of the Great Isaiah Scroll

Why I Believe the New Testament is Historically Reliable
http://www.apologetics.com/default.jsp? bodycontent=/articles/historical_apologetics/habermas-nt.html
Excellent scholarly paper by Gary Habermas


Kids [Back to Top]


Wonderzone
http://www.wonderzone.com
Games, daily devotionals, adventures and greeting cards

Quest For Compassion
http://www.QuestForCompassion.org
Learn about another child's world and poverty

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS)
http://www.mops.org
MOPS International exists to meet the needs of every mom. (And yes, we have a MOPS chapter at Cape Charles Baptist!)


Science & Religion [Back to Top]


The American Scientific Affiliation
http://www.asa3.org/
The ASA is a fellowship of men and women in science who share a common fidelity to the Word of God

Science and Christianity
http://www.christianity.co.nz/science.htm
Dick Tripp's book on the complementary nature of science and Christianity

Science and Christianity Complete Text
http://www.faithreason.org/farmscc.htm
John D. Callahan is an astronomer who found God


Teens [Back to Top]


The Kristo
http://www.thekristo.com/site/pp.asp?c=9oIDLROyGoF&b=309779
Flash-based site for teens with high-energy graphics and music

Top 10 Podcasts for Christian Teens
http://christianteens.about.com/od/christianentertainment/tp/toppodcasts. htm
These podcasts can encourage you in your walk, make you laugh, and help answer your questions about Christianity

Veritas Forum
http://www.veritas.org/
University events that engage students and faculty in discussions about life's hardest questions and the relevance of Jesus Christ to all of life.


Theology [Back to Top]


Faith and Philosophy - Quarterly Journal
http://www.faithandphilosophy.com/index.html
Published by the Society of Christian Philosophers

Hippias - The Philosophical Search Engine
http://people.brandeis.edu/~teuber/hippias.html
Hippias is a peer-reviewed search engine that provides access to philosophy-related resources on the World-Wide Web

Really, Really Bad Theology
http://www.spurgeon.org/~phil//bookmark/xtrabad.htm
Phil Johnson's collection of garbage on the web that is masquerading as Christian doctrine. A "10" on the entertainment meter.

SOCTP :: Society of Online Christian Theology and Philosophy
http://www.quodlibet.net/soctp/index.shtml
Scholars, students and laypersons engaged in research and application of Christian theology


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