This listing of online resources is provided to help urban pastors and lay leaders with the work God has called them to do here in the city. As you will note, the website links have been divided into two distinct categories: 1) "Featured Links" which are those sites used most often by our TUMI staff here in Los Angeles and are recommended as solid resources for a variety of topics and areas of study, and 2) "Additional Links" which is a listing of many other useful websites that will strengthen your ability to dig deeper into the Bible and help you gain a greater knowledge of a wide range of theological topics. We pray that these links are a vaulable resource to you as you grow closer to God and develop an even greater love for His Word.
This website offers a wealth of resources developed by the national team for The Urban Ministry Institute, including: discipleship tools, Spiritual formation resources, leadership development tools, free weekly mp3 messages from Dr. Don Davis, a monthly prayer guide, a discussion forum for questions related to urban ministry, a product store, and much more.
This is Rev. Hank Voss's favorite website after our own TUMI websites! This website has free mp3 seminary courses, discipleship courses, and follow-up courses. There are more than 30 courses and since everything is free, it offers urban leaders an incredible resource.
This is the website for the National Center for Fathering, founded by Dr. Ken Canfield - noted author, speaker, and authority on fathering skills and research. This website features valuable resources related to a wide range of fathering issues, as well as, topics such as discipline, work/family, marriage, and education.
BibleGateway is a free service for reading and researching Scripture online--all in the language or translation of your choice! It provides advanced tools you can use to search the Bible by keywords or verse, as well as other tools to enhance your study of the Bible.
Christianity Today is a magazine written from an Evangelical perspective that provides informative editorials on current events, news from a Christian perspective, Christian doctrince, issues, and trends.
Amazing Bible is an easy to navigate MEGA-SITE of Bible, Christian, church
& religious information, sermons & studies. Includes the audio
& written Bible, sound doctrine, prophecy, a photo tour of Israel
and spiritual warfare. If it's in the Bible, it should be here. Among
the Web's most complete Christian sites (app. 6000 pgs & 4000 subjects).
Read the Bible and find thousands of trustworthy resources to study the Bible, including: theology, prayer, discipleship, spiritual formation, Church history, leadership, Christianity and culture, and more.
Bible For Children exists to make Jesus Christ known to children through distributing illustrated Bible stories and related material in different forms and media, including the World Wide Web, Cell Phone/PDA's, printed color tracts and coloring books, in every language a child may speak.
Bible Pro for Windows is free downloadable software for your computer that redefines the way Bible Software helps you access the Word. Fully customizable! It gives you access to: 43 Bibles, 1,735,000 References, and 250,000 commentaries.
Crosswalk offers the freshest and most compelling
biblically-based content to Christians. The website is built around four primary
content areas – Faith, Family, Fun and Community. Each category is
further subdivided into areas of significance to many Christians,
including Bible Study, Devotionals, Marriage, Parenting, Music, relevant, life-enhancing material from qualified, respected
Christian sources, including major ministries such as Focus on the
Family, Family Life Today, The Bible Answerman and Insight For Living.
E-sword is free downloadable software that creates a interactive and effective way to study the Bible. Resources include: Bibles, commentaries, dictionaries, Strong's definitions (Hebrew/Greek), parallel translations, Scripture search, study maps, charts, and other images.
Ethnic Harvest works in partnership with evangelical churches and agencies, offering stories, resources and practical ideas for forming cross-cultural friendships and living your faith more effectively.
FamilyLife offers resources on various topics including: marriage, parenting, family and culture, singleness, and spiritual growth as well as biblical seminars to help marriage and family relationships.
Gospel.com is a place where content from hundreds of Christian ministries can organize their content. The goal is to make the
resources of the Gospel community--online articles, music, podcasts, Bible
studies, devotionals, and much more--as easy to find as
The Urban Leadership Foundation is a virtual learning hub dedicated to living out and creating new models of urban spirituality, values, and theology from workers among the urban poor; a center of relational and inspirational global networks who share those values; and a mobile leadership center for spiritual formation and strategic thinking for the transformation of cities.
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