Resources and Links
- Christianaudio.com - This site offers some free books in MP3 format each month, in addition to other free and paid materials. For more information, check out the "Free Downloads" link.
- Oneplace.com - Large archive of sermons and radio programs, some with free MP3s, e.g., Ravi Zacharias (Let My People Think).
- SermonAudio.com - Free MP3 sermons. Recommended: Leon Morris, A.W. Tozer.
Area Bible Institutes, Seminaries, and Theological Schools
- Moody Bible Institute - Pastor Mike and Theresa's alma mater in Chicago, Illinois.
- Northern Seminary - The seminary nearest to our church in Lombard, Illinois.
- Trinity Evangelical Divinity School - TEDS, located in Deerfield, Illinois.
- Wheaton College - Located in Wheaton, Illinois.
- Biblical Hebrew Sources - compiled by Tyler F. Williams.
- Greek New Testament Gateway - Resources for the study of the Greek NT.
- Hebrew Audio Bible - as read by Abraham Shmuelof, courtesy of the Academy of Ancient Languages.
- Online Greek Class - This is a full biblical Greek class as presented by Bill Mounce, formerly of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
- Scripture 4 All - Free interlinear Hebrew and Greek Bible and study software.
- Syriac Tools and Resources - Everything needed to work with Syriac biblical texts.
- Teknia - Biblical Greek and Hebrew resource site (operated by Bill Mounce).
- Textkit - Free Greek and Latin learning tools.
- Bible Gateway - Searchable online Bible offering multiple English versions and Bibles in over 25 languages.
- Blue Letter Bible - An online Bible with links to Hebrew and Greek lexica, concordances, commentaries, and dictionaries.
- Oremus Bible Browser - The New Revised Standard Version and other versions hosted by Oremus.org.
- Child Evangelism Fellowship - This parachurch organization sponsors outreach ministries, including 5 Day Clubs, for children in 163 countries around the world.
- The Gideons International - A worldwide ministry that spreads the gospel of Christ through the distribution of scripture.
- Habitat for Humanity - A nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing organization building simple, decent, affordable housing in partnership with people in need.
- Desiring God - John Piper's ministry website.
- Living a Legacy - Crawford Loritts' teaching ministry website with links to archived broadcasts.
- Treaured Truth for Troubling Times - Teaching ministry website of Pastor James Ford of Christ Bible Church.
Publicly-Accessible Theological Libraries
- JKM Library - This library serves the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC) and McCormick Theological Seminary in Hyde Park, Chicago.
- Northern Seminary - Brimson Grow Library - The library nearest our church; located in Lombard, Illinois.
- Wheaton College - Buswell Memorial Library - This library is on the campus of Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois.
Study Resources and Tools
- 850 Books for Biblical Expositors - A guide to building a "core library of significant books" used in biblical studies/exegesis, as provided by The Master's Seminary in California. The guide is in *.pdf format (which can be read using Adobe Acrobat Reader).
- Accordance Bible Software - An extensive, intuitive Bible software program for Apple computers; this software is used by Kevin Franco during TableTalk and Sunday School classes. While not inexpensive, it is quite a powerful suite of tools.
- BiblicalTraining.org - Free biblical training and classes.
- Christian Classics Ethereal Library - Hosted by Calvin College, this website has electronic collections of primary texts in the public domain, such as the writings of the Early Church Fathers, John Calvin, Charles Hodge, et al. The site also features a complete study Bible.
- e-Sword - A free Bible software application for Windows. Makes extensive use of public domain texts. Optionally, you can integrate some works for which a license fee is paid (e.g., the New American Standard Bible).
- Evangelical Theological Society - A professional, academic society of Biblical scholars, teachers, pastors, students, and others involved in evangelical scholarship. This group meets yearly, just prior to the annual SBL meeting (see below).
- N.T. Wright - This site links to a number of articles and audio/video resources for biblical scholar N.T. Wright, who is currently on faculty at University of St. Andrews.
- Society of Biblical Literature - An international organization dedicated to fostering biblical scholarship. This group publishes the Journal of Biblical Literature (JBL) and conducts an annual meeting once a year in November.
- The Treasury of David - Charles Spurgeon's commentary on the Psalms.
- Cross Movement Records - Website for CMR, an excellent source of Christ-centered hip-hop.
- EasyWorship - We use this software to project songs, scriptures, and sermon outlines during worship.
- Lamp Mode Recordings - Another Christian hip-hop label, featuring shai linne and timothy brindle (yes, they do not capitalize their names).
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