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Science & FaithGeneral Discipleship | Good Theology | Counselling & Pastoral Care
Ethics | PrayerChildren’s Work & AssembliesFree online resources & mobile/ipad appsEvangelistic CoursesHelpful Christian Magazines


Science & Faith | Back to Top

Highly recommended website founded by Dr Francis Collins who was the Director of the Human Genome Project.
http://biologos.org

The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion is an academic research enterprise based at St Edmund’s College, Cambridge. There material can vary form entry level to highly complex enquiry and science philosophy. 
http://www.faraday.st-edmunds.cam.ac.uk

A course created by the Faraday Institute with interviews with eminent Scientists.
http://www.testoffaith.com


General Discipleship | Back to Top 

Created by Matt Summerfield CEO of the Urban Saints youth organisation but with material for both adults and teens. Highly recommend 42 as a starting place.
https://livelife123.org

CPAS (Church Pastoral Aid Society) review and rate discipleship products. Reliable source of opinion.
http://www.disciplekit.org

Excellent series of booklets, often the first in print on particular ethical and missional issues. Evangelical and Anglican
https://grovebooks.co.uk

John Piper a modern author and theologian who is worth listening to although some of his views may not be that of St Marys.
http://www.desiringgod.org


Good Theology | Back to Top 

Excellent Blog by Ian Paul, (Professor, Associate Minister, St Nic’s, Nottingham) really good on ethical issues, in particular a compassionate concerned voice in the recent debates on sexuality. Well worth a subscribe.
https://www.psephizo.com

Regular Podcast from St Paul’s Theological College, Theologians Graham Tomlin (also now the Bishop of Kensington), Mike Lloyd, Jane Williams and the occasional guest speaker get together to discuss burning issues of God, theology, life and more. Really helpful both at entry level and above.
https://sptc.htb.org/godpod

Ben Witherington’s Blog. Its a mix of content but when he writes on biblical & theological issues he is well worth a read.
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/bibleandculture/

Bishop Tom Wright is the most influential evangelical Biblical Scholar today. Writes are Tom Wright in his popular books and N T Wright when it is academic. This is a site linking to many hundreds of free resources.
http://ntwrightpage.com

Professor Larry Hurtados Blog often focuses on New Testament history and early Christian studies.
https://larryhurtado.wordpress.com

Good quality New Testament scholar
http://www.craigkeener.com

Fulcrum is a network of evangelical Anglicans, seeking to renew the centre of the evangelical tradition and the centre of Anglicanism,the site reflects their intelligent orthodox point of view.
https://www.fulcrum-anglican.org.uk

Online theological journal
http://www.churchmissionsociety.org/anvil-journal-theology-and-mission


Counselling & Pastoral Care | Back to Top

Website with helpful insights into pastoral care in a church environment 
http://www.careleader.org

The writer of the book ‘The Wounded Healer’ now runs his own training organisation in the US. Blog contains helpful and interesting articles.
https://theallendercenter.org/blog/

Famous evangelistic family focused organisation with a variety of articles.
https://www.careforthefamily.org.uk

A couple who run a non-religious affairs recovery website and training – though it seems to have a strong Christian faith undergirding it.
http://beyondaffairs.com

Secular site of popular and professional psychology. Well regarded and full of helpful articles.
https://psychcentral.com


Ethics | Back to Top

Theos is the UK’s leading religion and society think tank. Always worth referencing on a wild range of ethical issues.
http://www.theosthinktank.co.uk

Living Out is co-ordinated by three Christian leaders who experience same sex attraction. They hold an orthodox view on sexuality and speak powerfully from personal experience.
http://www.livingout.org


Prayer | Back to Top

Organisation behind 27-7 prayer rooms, loads of prayer ideas.
https://www.24-7prayer.com/prayer

Daily Prayer from the Common Worship
https://www.churchofengland.org/prayer-worship/join-us-in-daily-prayer.aspx


Children’s Work & Assemblies | Back to Top

Some resources for assemblies in schools

http://www.barnabasinchurches.org.uk

https://www.schoolswork.co.uk

24-7 organisation prayer spaces in schools initiative
http://www.prayerspacesinschools.com


Free online resources & mobile/ipad apps | Back to Top

The best app for Bible study with masses of free resources. Their own translation is provided so you will need to buy your favourite  but it slot right into the study notes that are included. Has a large free Bible Dictionary too.
https://faithlifebible.com

Another Bible app with devotionals
https://www.bible.com/app

Online Bible
http://www.ntgateway.com

Classic Christian books available free online.
http://www.ccel.org


Evangelistic Courses | Back to Top

Two good online resources for the most popular evangelistic courses.

http://alpha.org

http://christianityexplored.org

Helpful Christian Magazines | Back to Top

A selection of good online Christian magazines …

https://www.premierchristianity.com

http://www.christianitytoday.com

https://www.new-wine.org/resource/1880