Helpful

HELPFUL

RESOURCES

Links to Helpful Christian Resources and Ministries. These links you will find helpful in your spiritual growth.


Helpful Resources

Christian Resources

How to Know God Personally

New Christian Starter Kit

Next Steps For A New Christian

Next Steps for Christians

Why Go To Church ?

The Salvation Prayer

A Scriptural model prayer

100 Reasons Why you should go to Church

Purchase a Bible

Christian Book. Com You can purchase a Bible online or from a local Christian Bookstore.

Recommend 15 Bibles to Buy Online for those on a budget or are looking for a good deal here. We have list of Bibles for those new to the Bible and for Christians at a low cost usually under $15.00. These suggestions are for buying online at Christianbook.com here.


Bible Translations

Would recommend any of the following:
NIV - New International Version (a lot of Pastor's use this version)
NAS - New American Standard
ESV - English Standard Version
RSV - Revised Standard Version

If you are new to the Bible or new to Christianity we recommend a devotional Bible that you can apply God's Word to your everyday life? Here is a list of 16 Bibles usually under $15.00 that you can buy online at Christian Book. Com here.


Find A Christian Church (Church Finder)

Assemblies Of God (A. G.) (USA) - Church Directory

Alliance Church - Worldwide (Christian and Missionary Alliance)

Alliance Church - Canada (Christian and Missionary Alliance)

Baptist Church - Worldwide Church Finder

Calvary Chapel - Church Finder

Evangelical Free - Church Locator

Nazarene Church - Worldwide Church Finder

Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada - P. A. O. C - Church locator

Vineyard Churches - Worldwide Church Finder

Note:
This is a suggested list as there are many more Gospel, Evangelical, Independent and mainline preaching Church denominations to numerous to mention.

Need help In Finding a Caring Church In Your area.

Walking through the doors of a church can be a big step. Whether you haven't been to church in a while and are interested in attending again, or you've never been to church before, learning a little about how to approach going to church and what to expect when you get there will help to make the experience go more smoothly. If you're curious about what church might be able to offer you, you can learn how to choose a church that fits in with your own ideas, attend a service, and consider joining.

PrayerFather God, nothing is more important to me than seeking you! Please help me find the church near me where you want me to worship and learn about you. As I go to a Christian church in my area, please confirm in my spirit when I have worshipped in the one that's the best fit for my spiritual growth and service to you.

We offer to help you to find a nurturing church and encourage you to prayerfully seek God's direction in choosing a local church to attend. We will send 3 to 5 contact information on local nurturing Churches in your area with the Churches name, address, phone number and their website here

More about Church fellowship here and a 100 reasons why you should attend a local church here.

 

Read the Bible Online

Bible Gateway .Com - Numerous free Bible Translations on the internet.

Or Search the Scriptures Below

Lookup a word or passage in the Bible


BibleGateway.com


BIBLE STUDY METHODS

Getting Started - Bible Reading Methods: Start your day by talking to God, reading the Bible and reflecting on your day. We have created a series of reading methods. Each Bible reading method is different in type and are as varied as each individual so you have many to choose from. Consider the following options, but remember to choose one. Regular reading in God's Word is not optional. It's a necessity!.

BIBLE READING CHEAT SHEETS & CHARTS

We have 7 Bible Reading Cheat Sheets and Charts. (1 is easier and 7 is more detailed)

Arranged from number one easier for those New to Bible Reading. Longer cheat sheets for New Christians. And those growing in Spiritual Maturity want more an Inductive style of Bible reading and studying digging deeper at number 7 into the mind and heart of God.

1. Cheat Chart Easiest for those New to the Bible here.
2. New Christian's Starter Reading Cheat Sheet here.
3. Parent's Bible Reading Cheat Sheet for Kids here.
4. Cheat Chart Bible Reading for New Christians here.
5. A Starter's Guide to Bible Reading Cheat Sheet here.
6. Intermediate Bible Reading Cheat Sheet here.
7. Comprehensive Bible Reading Cheat Sheet here.

SEE BIBLE READING CHEAT SHEETS & CHARTS

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ALL ABOUT THE BIBLE
Are you interest about where the Bible came from, how it started?
Different translations: Literal translations, Dynamic translations, Paraphrases, etc.

About the Bible: Index, Structure of the Bible - Testaments, Books, Chapters and verses..
What is the right Bible for You? Where to Start?
Difference between a Devotional Bible and a Study Bible.
Bible Reading Method you can use and are helpful in your quiet time with God.
Helpful free downloads of Bible Resources: Reading Plans, Reading Guides, Commentaries, Maps, Topical Bible and Bible Programs and Software.

SEE ALL ABOUT THE BIBLE

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TEN CREATIVE BIBLE READING METHODS

Excellent for New Christians or those new to the Bible.
10 Creative Bible Reading Methods include:
How to Choose a Bible Version that is understandable and easy to read..
Where to start in the Bible. How to pick the right Books of the Bible to read and successfully finish.
Have a plan of action called S.O.A.P. - S for Scripture, O for Observation, A for Application and P for Prayer.
How to take Action and Challenge Yourself. And much more...
10 Creative Bible Reading Methods - How to be a Successful Bible Reader.

SEE 10 CREATIVE READING METHODS Download PDF Download Word

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BIBLE READING AND STUDYING METHODS

More Advanced Bible Reading and Studying Methods is for learning how to expound, guide and interpret the Bible for all its worth. We do this through learning the tools and skills to help us observe the text, dig out the meaning, and then apply it to our lives. The Bible is as a diamond mine, filled with precious nuggets that can be applied to your life to transform and renew it! As with any mine, you do have to start digging; we will show you how to do this. This method has been proven to be the best way to find those diamonds, and the more you dig, the more you will find in this excellent reading and studying guide.

SEE BIBLE READING & STUDYING METHODS Download PDF Download Word

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CHILDREN'S AND TEEN'S READING AND STUDYING METHODS

Creative Bible Reading and Study Methods for children and Teens.

Love the idea of beginners starting to read with the Bible. But how do you pick the right passages? How can they understand it? And how can you build consistency? These are all valid questions. Just a note when we refer to children these are also excellent methods for teenagers.

Many of the guidelines for great kids’ devotions start with a level of simplicity that we as adults sometimes take for granted. Ten minutes is a great goal for a beginner’s devotion time. Consider the following 4 basics when encouraging kids toward establishing a 10-minute devotion time go here.

SEE CHILDREN'S TUDYING METHODS Download PDF Download Word

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STUDY TOPICAL BIBLE METHODS

The topical method of Bible study is simplest, most fascinating and yields the largest immediate results. It is not the only method of Bible study, and the one who pursues it exclusively will miss much of the blessing God has for him in Bible study. But it is a very interesting and fruitful method of study. Take up the various subjects treated in the Bible, one by one, and go through the Bible and find what it has to say on these subjects here.

SEE BIBLE STUDY TOPICAL METHODS Download PDF Download Word

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STUDY CHAPTER BY CHAPTER BIBLE METHODS

This method of Bible study is not beyond any person who has fifteen minutes or more a day to put into Bible Study.The chapter method of Bible Study is to take a whole book and study the chapters in their order. The Gospel of John is a good book to begin with. In time one may take up every chapter in the Bible here.

SEE BIBLE STUDY BY CHAPTERS METHOD Download PDF Download Word

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WORD OF GOD STUDY METHOD

The Bible is an entirely unique book. It is what no other book is - The Word of God. This can be easily proven to any candid man. The Bible ought then to be studied as no other book is. It should be studied as the Word of God here.

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DAILY DEVOTIONAL GUIDE FOR A YEAR

Devotional "Just A Moment” is intended to give us all a few minutes of Biblical preparation for the day as well as to present a challenge to grow in our confidence and trust in an Awesome God here.
Receive these daily devotionals each day in your inbox sign up here.

SEE DAILY DEVOTIONAL GUIDES ONLINE More Information Here
Or Sign Up To Receive Daily Devotionals In Your Inbox Here

HOW TO DO A DEVOTIONAL GUIDE - STEP BY STEP GUIDE

To develop a purposeful daily devotional plan, simply follow this easy step by step guide. With a solid foundation, ​you can grow strong in the faith. Discover spending time with God is a privilege that we get to do and it is not a chore or obligation that we have to do. Getting started with daily devotions takes only a bit of planning here.

SEE STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO DO DEVOTIONALS

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TWO PDF'S ON HOW TO STUDY THE BIBLE

How to Study the Bible (PDF) here.

How to Study the Bible (PDF) here.

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GOD'S WILL FOR YOU!
LISTENING AND HEARING AND KNOWING GOD'S WILL

How to find a Quiet Time, in a Busy World? Is being with God a daily priority for you? If you desire quiet time with God, but find it difficult to attain, try these tips: Listening to God and Hearing God's Voice and Knowing God's Will.

GOD'S WILL FOR YOU Download PDF Download Word

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HOW TO LIVE THE CHRISTIAN LIFE!

What does it take to live the Christian Life? 12 Important Steps to Follow in your Christian walk. Must read for everyone.

SEE HOW TO LIVE THE CHRISTIAN LIFE HERE

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THEMES OF THE BIBLE BOOKS HERE
(1. One Sentence Summary 2. Two Sentences Summary 3. Paragraph Summary)

The Bible is one book made up of 66 books. Each book has a major theme that emphasizes an aspect of God’s character or a way he is working to carry out his perfect plan. A overview of every book of the Bible. They’re listed in the order they show up in the Bible. As a whole, the Bible is about God. It’s about God the Father displaying his glory through God the Son by the power of God the Holy Spirit.


1. THEMES OF BIBLE BOOKS - One Sentence Themes

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2. THEMES OF BIBLE BOOKS - Made Easy - Simplified - Two Sentences

SEE THEMES OF BIBLE BOOKS - MADE EASY Download PDF Download Word

 

3. THEMES OF THE BIBLE BOOKS - Paragraph Summary.

SEE THEMES OF BIBLE BOOKS - SUMMARY Download PDF Download Word


4. ALL 3 THEMES OF THE BIBLE BOOKS -COMPLETE

COMPLETE - 3 THEMES OF THE BIBLE BOOKS



Biblical Stewardship

Stewardship is committed to helping you develop solid money management skills and we desire to equip, inspire and challenge you to live with an eternal mind set by embracing a life of stewardship and generosity. The Bible is clear that there is a direct correlation between your relationship to material things and your relationship to God. In fact, money and possessions are the chief rival god in most people's lives, as it can steal your heart from God.

READ ONLINE BIBLICAL STEWARDSHIP HERE


Meeting Financial Needs In and Through the Church

Scripture exhorts us to give generously out of love for Christ and His people (Acts 4:32-35). As we seek to honor Christ in all things, it is wise to ask here...

READ ONLINE HERE DOWNLOAD PDF DOWNLOAD WORD
Recommend Printing the PDF.

Dealing With Financial Hardship In Individuals

When financial hardship hits, it can be a difficult conversation for folks to have. However, the most loving thing to do is to talk about it! Some scholars would observe that money is the most frequently referenced topic in the entire Bible. Here are three steps to consider if financial hardship hits you, your group or church benevolence ministry here.

READ ONLINE HERE DOWNLOAD PDF DOWNLOAD WORD
Recommend Printing the PDF.

Plan Your Money Budget Categories and Amounts Spreadsheet Map here.

What I spend money on Monthly spreadsheet here.

Sample Monthly spreadsheet What I spend Monthly here.

Budget Debt Reduction Calculator Spreadsheet here.

Budget Statement Worksheet here.




Finding God
- What does it take to know God? You can personally begin a relationship with God, right now below.

You’ve entered a new life, a new lifestyle, with a new life pursuit that has eternal significance.  Give it all to God, and you will be glad you did.

Knowing God Personally Here Next Steps For New Christian Here Next Steps For Christians Here



Here are a few helpful tips on how to study the Bible and grow spiritually this year. Are you ready? Here goes…

Study a Book of the Bible - If you are new to the Bible or a new Christian we highly recommend starting at the Book of John in the New Testament. We have two study guides on the Gospel of John.

Plan 1 - With the 21 day Bible Reading 5 minutes a day challenge, you'll walk with Jesus through the Gospel of John and engage God's Word on a daily basis. It's as easy as reading a chapter a day here.

SEE THE PLAN DOWNLOAD PDF Print the PDF and keep a copy in your Bible.

Plan 2 - This plan is 21 day Bible Reading 15 minutes a day challenge for new Christians and for those searching and people on the go. Start your day by talking to God, reading the Bible and reflecting on your day. We have created a special series of study guides to go along with your daily reading on Gospel of John sent once a day by email for 21 days on the Gospel of John here.

MORE INFORMATION HERE OR SIGN UP



FREE BIBLE STUDY GUIDES

Bible Study Guides that are relevant, engaging and life-changing — making your life better now, and giving you a real, solid hope for your future. Use these study guides to improve your understanding of the Bible and strengthen your faith. They are as varied as each individual so you have many to choose from. Consider the following options, but remember to choose one. Regular reading in God's Word is not optional. It's a necessity!

Request any of our free Study Guides here.

  1. 1. God’s Simple Plan of SalvationSearching for Answers – 3 week study guide here.
  2. 2. New Christian Study GuideNew To Christianity – 3 week study guide here.
  3. 3. Steps to Spiritual Maturity GuideNurturing Resources – 3 week study guide here.
  4. 4. The Gospel of JohnKnowing God Better – Personal book study - 3 weeks guide here.
  5. 5. Inspirational Daily DevotionalsEncouraging Spiritual Reflections – daily here.
  6. 6. Monthly Newsletter Christ Centered Information – once a month here.
  7. 7. Personal Evangelism TrainingShare the Gospel – fun creative way here.
  8. 8. Bible Studies – Instructive Resources – connecting you nearer to God here.
  9. 9. Questions & AnswersExploring Spiritual Questions – (Q & A) here.
  10. 10. Life’s QuestionsInterconnecting with today’s Issues here.

Free Study Guides
FREE STUDY GUIDES MORE INFORMATION HERE

OR SIGN UP FOR STUDY GUIDES HERE


70 FREE BIBLE READING PLANS

Use one of our many daily Bible reading plans to easily read Scriptures in a year! Reading the Bible daily is important to grow your faith and hope! They range from two week commitments to year-long commitments, from reading straight through cover to cover, to topical readings, to a mixture of readings each day. Check out our 70 Bible Reading Plans here 70 BIBLE READING PLANS HERE.


SUMMARY OF BIBLE READING PLANS 1 TO 70

New to the Bible or New Christians Bible Reading Plans
 - Each plan is different - Plans 1-12 here.
Blended Bible Reading Plans - Old and New Testament combined daily - Plans 13-17 here.
Classic One & Two Year Plans - Beginning from Genesis to the end of Revelation - Plans 18-23 here.
Chronological One Year Plans - Read the events of the Bible in the order they occurred - Plans: 24-25 here
Genres (Literature) Style One Year Plans - Reading the different Genre types - Plans: 26-27 here
Short Term Reading Commitments - Two week Plans for those with busy schedules - Plans 29 -41 here.
Children's Bible Reading Plans
 - 10 minutes a day for Children and Family Bible Readings - Plans 42-50 here.
Assorted & Diverse Bible Reading Plans - Variety of Books of the Bible Reading Plans - Plans 51-70 here.


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