Bell Creek Community Church

A non-denominational church in Livonia, Michigan with Biblical teaching, worship, and kid's ministries.

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Resources for Growth (Under Construction - We are adding more daily!)

biblical resources

Here you will find resources that will help you read the Bible, study the Bible, learn about prayer, learn about theology, read great Christian authors, and grow in your walk with God.  Our goal is to have the best list of resources you have ever seen.  Enjoy and GROW!

Becoming A Christian

How to Know God

The Bridge to Life

A Video with John Piper on Salvation

First Steps to Growing as a Christian

New Life Series - Four articles on growing in your new relationship with Christ. Originally designed for students, the principles in these articles are relevant to anyone of any age.

1. Your New Life In Christ

2. Your New Life in God's Love

3. Your New Life in the Spirit

4. Growing in Your New Life

Online Bibles

Lots of Online Bibles and Useful Resources (Bible Gateway)

English Standard Version Bible (ESV)

New International Version Bible (NIV)

Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

NET Bible (NET)

Bible Reading Plans

Read the Bible in 90 Days (Yes, it can be done!)

Read the Bible in a Year

Read the Bible Chronologically in a Year (orders your readings so they fit the timeline of Biblical events)

Two Weeks of Bible Readings on the Life and Teachings of Jesus

Two Weeks of Bible Readings on the Life and Teachings of Paul

Two Weeks of Bible Readings on the Holy Spirit

Two Weeks of Bible Readings on Prayer

Resources for Men

1.  DG Resources for Men http://www.desiringgod.org/all-resources/by-topic/men - like all things from Desiring God these are good articles and talks.

Resources for Women

1. Practical Theology for Women (http://www.theologyforwomen.org/): Written by Wendy Alsup it is simply what the title says it is. Really intelligent but relate-able and understandable theology.

2. IF:Equip (http://www.ifequip.com/): Daily scripture reading and video posted (or can be directly emailed if you opt-in). They simply go through a book of the Bible and have a video of two women discussing the passage. *FREE
 
3. She Reads Truth (http://shereadstruth.com/): Daily bible study + devotional (if you use the iPhone/Android app, there is a small fee per study)
 
4. The Beginning of Wisdom (http://jenwilkin.blogspot.com/): Written by Jen Wilkin (Women's Bible Study Teacher at The Village Church). Encouraging blog posts as well as links to resources/studies she has written.
 
5. Her.mentutics (http://www.christianitytoday.com/women/): Christianity Today's women's blog 
 
6. The LPM Blog (http://blog.lproof.org/): Written by Beth Moore and her daughters. Encouraging blog posts.
 

Apologetics

1.  Stand to Reason (http://str.org) - Greg Koukl explains a tactical approach to becoming an ambassador for Christ.

2.  Reasons to Believe:(http://www.reasons.org/)- Credentialed scientists defend a Christian world view. Have developed a "testable creation model" (old earth)
 
3.  Answers in Genesis (https://answersingenesis.org/) - Primarily focusing on a scientific defense of young-earth creationism, but also covers other topics. 
 
4.  Apologetics 315 (http://www.apologetics315.com) - Providing educational resources for the defense of the Christian faith.
 
5.  Life Training Institute (http://prolifetraining.com/) - Persuasively communicating the pro-life message.
 
6.  Embrace the Truth International (http://embracethetruth.org/) - Embrace the Truth International exists to offer Muslims, Jews, cult members and skeptics the value of embracing the Truth of the Gospel of Jesus Christ no matter the cost, through the demonstration of sound apologetics, personal testimony, and the expression of Christ-like love, gentleness and respect for tradition, belief, and the individual.
 
7.  Please Convince Me (http://pleaseconvinceme.com/) - Real questions for real faith in the real world. (Even has a parenting section)
 
8.  Cross Examined (http://crossexamined.org) - A lot of topics relevant to young people.

Creationism and Intelligent Design

Resources for Prayer

Desiring God

Gospel Coalition

Christian Classics Ethereal Library

Jonathan Edwards Center

Monergism (Resources on Reformed Theology)

Historic Creeds and Confessions

Resources for Marriage

Resources for Families

Puritan Sermons

Martyn Lloyd Jones Sermon Archive

Charles Spurgeon Sermon Archive

Discipleship Resources

Online Theological Training (FREE)

Great Online Bookstores