Continuing the work of Jesus
Peacefully ~ Simply ~ Together
Free Spring Church of the Brethren
670 Free Spring Church Road, Mifflintown (Van Wert), PA 17059
“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations” Matthew 28:19
- Books Color-coded in Groups
- Facts & Trivia
- Glossary of Key Terminology
- Our word Bible comes from the Greek word Biblos (βιβλος), a city in Lebanon.
GENERAL PRINCIPLES: (Resources for learning about the Bible and related topics)
- 100 Key Documents in Christian History: A collection of the most important writers in Christian history.
- 16th Century Reformation & Martin Luther What happened? What caused it? Who was Involved?
- Answers In Genesis: Dedicated to helping Christians defend their faith and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ.
- Apostle Paul and the Gospel: He explains the gospel, before the four Gospels were written ~ Ronald Gordon.
- Barna Research Group: Christian knowledge from surveys to navigate a changing world.
- Beliefs & Practices: General information about the beliefs of the Church of the Brethren.
- Bible Resources: Proclaiming God's Word to the nations.
- Biblical Commentaries: Opinions and explanations from some of the most important authors.
- Biblical & Educational Resources: To equip serious Bible students with a comprehensive range of scriptural tools.
- Biblical View of Homosexuality: A comprehensive explanation of the Bible and same-sex relationships.
CHRISTIAN APOLOGETICS: (How to systematically defend your faith and traditions)
- 5 Apologetic Questions: That Every Christian Should Know How to Answer ~ Pasi Turunen.
- Be Thinking: How to systematically defend your faith and traditions.
- C.A.R.M.: Christian Apologetics & Research Ministry.
- Children: Abominations To God? John Calvin’s view on children and predestination ~ Ronald Gordon.
- Introduction to Apologetics: Top Ten book list of recommendations ~ Professor Mark Ryan of Covenant Seminary.
- Postmodernism’s Effect on Christian Apologetics: A very in-depth exposition of its significance ~ Conrad Hilario.
- What are “Facts” and What is Truth?: ~ Bruce Hillman, Master of Divinity from the Lutheran Brethren Seminary.
- Christian Bookstore: Everything in the realm of Christianity for a reasonable price.
- Christian Classics Ethereal Library: Thousands of digitalized histories, biographies, sermons, and theologies.
- Comparing Bible Translations: Ranked according to uniform test verses ~ Ronald Gordon.
- Daily Scripture: Start off each day with a different Bible verse.
- Deity of Jesus Christ: An exposition of Jesus’ own statements from John Chapter Five.
- Does Evolution Refute the Bible? A practical guide to understanding its many fallacies ~ Ronald Gordon.
- Earth is Unique: For the Existence, Propagation, and Sustainment of Life.
- Focus on the Family: Redeeming families, communities, and societies worldwide through Christ.
FREE BIBLE SOFTWARE: (Free online or download installations for PC & mobile devices)
- Bible Gateway: Online access to over 40 translation in different languages.
- Bible Time: Powerful cross platform Bible study tool.
- E-Sword: PC, Mac, OS, Android, iPhone & Tablet.
- Olive Tree: Android, iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire, Mac, Windows.
- Mobile App: Android, iPhone, BlackBerry, Windows, HP/Palm, Java, Symbian.
- Pocket Bible: PC, Mac, OS, Android, iPhone, Tablet
- The Word: Configurable software you can rearrange to your specification.
- Lectionary Readings: Redeeming families, communities, and societies worldwide through Christ.
- Linear Nature of God: Who exists from eternity past to eternity future and knows everything in between ~ Ronald Gordon.
- My Utmost For His Highest: Daily verses from the Bible ~ Oswald Chambers.
- New Testament Expository Dictionary Over 1,600 pages of biblical words and their definitions ~ William Edwy Vine.
- Plan of Redemption: Exhaustive collection of Bible verses about God, Atonement, Justification, Salvation, & Redemption.
- PA State Sunday School Association: Information, ideas, and resources to help your Sunday School programs grow.
- Spiritual Highway Signs: Familiar road signs coupled with a Bible verse.
- Spiritual Perspectives: The purpose of Spiritual Gifts for the Christian ~ Ronald Gordon.
SUNDAY SCHOOL: (Free materials - Zoom interactive lessons - Financial obligations)
- Answers In Genesis: Free virtual classroon guide and lessons.
- Brethren Press: Early childhood, youth, adult, and teacher guides.
- David C Cook: Not-for-profit ministry whose mission is to equip the Church with Christ-centered resources.
- Explore The Bible: Skype, FaceBook Live, GoToMeeting, and Zoom.
- Kid’s Place: Pre-school and Grade school.
- Life Way: Groups of all ages.
- Ministry-to-Children: Free to download and print plus virtual options.
- Rejoice Lutheran: Offering ZOOM Sunday School for pre-school, kindergartern and elementary aged kids!
- Rotation: Free stay-at-home Sunday School lessons.
- Sweet Publishing: Serving churches for over a half-century.
- Wired Word: Adult classes and small groups.
- The Pocket Gospel: Exposition of Romans chapter 3 verses 23, 24, & 25.
- Understanding Biblical Paradoxes: Unraveling the most difficult biblical passages ~ Ronald Gordon.
- Verses Of Comfort: Biblical reassurance in times of need or guidance.
VIRTUAL MEETINGS: (Participate in online meetings and large conferences)
- AT&T Business: Collaboration and Conferencing
- Aventri: Virtual, hybrid, and in-person events with one platform
- Goto Meeting: Mobile conferencing - Free to Try
- Microsoft Teams: Large Gallery View feature
- Panterra Streams: Spend less on better services
- Team Viewer: Control, manage, monitor, and repair computers – from anywhere, anytime.
- Zoom: Virtual conferencing - very popular with Brethren - Need free account.
“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and it will be opened to you.”