Topically compiled links to other web sites are provided to enhance access to online information that would be useful to members of the Church of the Brethren. Great care has been taken to exclude locations with material that is not deemed entirely appropriate for a religious organization. However, in this fast paced world of cyber opportunities, Domain Names change occasionally and regrettably sometimes for the worse. If you should encounter any material that may be considered unsuitable or objectionable, please contact the Site Administrator and the link will be removed immediately. Please indicate our web page by Title Bar and Link Name since we do have over 3,350 different links.
Affiliated with the Brethren - First group of links are intended to generate awareness and stimulate interest towards Church of the Brethren members, agencies, societies, and organizations who have personal homepages or online services that are in some way affiliated with the Brethren.
Biblical & Educational Resources - Second group is intended as a resource for strengthening our awareness of the Bible and various theological documents. These links are intended to focus on building up the "inner self" with access to online bibles, educational institutions, writings of the early church, and manuscript research.
Spiritual Growth & Personal Interest - The third group is designed to augment our spiritual growth and enhance our Christian witness to others. These links are intended to focus on equipping the "outer self" with online magazine articles, discipleship organizations, and numerous bits of wisdom to generate self awareness of our spiritual mission to the outside world.
Worship / Music / Praise - The fourth group centers on building up the spiritual life of the church through worship, music, and praise. There are sound files as well as resources to purchase aids & materials, plus management software to coordinate the music program of your church.
Kids & Parents - The fifth group lists resources for kids and parents, because we endeavor to design this web site with families in mind. Here you will find material for the home, church, school, and recreation. Kids may have fun on 'child-proof' web sites, with guardian software through which parents may block or restrict access.
Associations & Societies - The sixth group lists organizations that have similar interests with the Brethren or offer support in areas involving COB projects, associations with whom the Brethren are members, and other similarly minded church denominations.
Computers / Software / Internet - The seventh group lists online resources where you may download material for newsletters, purchase computer Bibles, investigate church software for your membership records & bookkeeping management system, and even web sites where you can design & purchase a computer while online, plus, miscellaneous information about the Internet.
United States Government - The eighth group lists various departments of the federal government under each of the three main branches. You can e-mail your congressman or senator, find out how they voted on legislation, download IRS tax forms, read Supreme Court decisions, and tour various buildings such as the Library of Congress.
General Information - The ninth group contains links to various organizations or providers with specialized information or online services. Use these opportunities to search for hard-to-find information, visit far away places, learn how to do something, or discover new businesses. You may also retrieve things like maps, up-to-date weather reports, special images, and historical documents.
Sanctify the Lord God in your hearts; and be ready always to give an answer
to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you.
1 Peter 3:15