Resources for Living and Understanding

Support of the Church community 

The official site for the Presbyterian Church USA contains resources and information bout the church and mission.

The Presbyterian Outlook is the official magazine of the PCUSA and there are various article about the church, this particular one is geared towards Ruling Elders.

A Life of Worship

 Pray As You Go is a daily prayer session, designed to go with you wherever you go, to help you pray whenever you find time, but particularly while traveling to and from work, study, etc.

Sacred Space is a prayer site that is a joint apostolate of the Irish Jesuits and Loyola Press. They invite you to make a ‘Sacred Space’ in your day, praying here and now, as you visit their website, with the help of scripture chosen every day and on-screen guidance.

http://www.sacredspace.ie

Learning and Sharing the Truth of Christ

Desiring God provides sermons and devotional materials, all of which revolve around the idea that every person has a God-commanded responsibility to zealously pursuing his own happiness. This is the case because we are most happy, when God is most glorified in us. The address below directs you to a 10min, daily, in-depth scripture study. If you click on the “Topics” link at the top of this page, you will find a huge list of topics to look in to.

Tim Keller is a Presbyterian pastor in NYC, and author of Reason for God. Follow this link, scroll down, and look for the “Discovery” menu, and the “Overcoming Objections” page. You’ll have to create an account and “check out,” but the ones that say “free” are free.

The Gospel Coalition collects resources from some of the best Christian minds in the world. Their “courses” are a series of short videos by leading teachers and pastors on a wide range of topics including: What is the Gospel, Old Testament/New Testament Basics, Living Joyfully, etc.

When Ravi Zacharias met Jesus, he made a vow to God: “I promise to leave no stone unturned in my pursuit of truth.” His ministry is committed to the fact that Christ has demonstrable claim to being “the way and the truth and the life” (John 14). There are lots of resources on his website, we suggest his podcast: Let My People Think. You can browse the recent podcasts, or use the search tool in the top left to look up a topic you are interested in.

Social justice in the world

International Justice Mission is an international, Christian non-governmental 501 organization focused on human rights, law and law enforcement. Founded in 1997 by lawyer Gary Haugen of the United States, it is based in Washington, D.C..

https://www.ijm.org

Living out God’s rule here and now.

 Truth for Life. Alistair Beggs pastors a church in Cleveland, OH. His teaching ministry lead to a radio show called Truth For Life. His sermons are aimed at helping people take biblical truth and live it out. Follow this address, and pick a topic that interests you.

Tim Keller is a Presbyterian pastor in NYC. Follow this link, scroll down, and look for the “Growth” or “Mission” menus and choose a topic. You’ll have to create an account and “check out,” but the ones that say “free” are free.

Science and Christianity

Reasons to Believe. A collaboration of PhDs from a number of fields, Reasons to Believe offers resources for those who desire to take seriously the latest scientific data, the best philosophical logic, and the fullness of the scriptures. You can also access the RTB podcast at where ever you get your podcasts, just search Reasons to Believe Podcast.