Links and more ideas for exploring scripture
Disciple has transformed the lives of individuals and congregations in many parts of Great Britain and across the world.
www.bible-reflections.net A fantastic hub of resources for engaging with Scripture, which includes sermons, talks, articles and links to further resources.
www.bigbible.org.uk A site that 'seeks to increase Biblical literacy in the Christian community, exploring the use of the Bible online and offline.'
www.biblefresh.com Biblefresh encouraged churches to journey through the Bible in 2011, and their website remains a hub of resources for engaging the Scriptures.
www.bibledex.com An excellent collection of videos introducing every book in the Bible, produced by the University of Nottingham.
www.methodist.org.uk/bible The 'Word in Time' encourages a prayerful, reflective engagement with Scripture from a Methodist perspective (accessed from this website).
www.lyfe.org.uk Bible passages with accompanying session materials for small groups to meet in cafés, pubs and coffee shops, as well as articles and video interviews with leading Christians.
www.scripture-engagement.org: Scripture Engagement focuses on different ways of engaging with scripture using media, art etc, and different ways of engaging with different audiences. Interesting international thoughts and perspectives.
www.kjbthefilm.com : A highly entertaining, 90-minute drama-documentary that can appeal to the broadest of audiences.
Glimpses of the Wordoffers inspiring full colour images, prayers and reflections on the Bible. Readers are encouraged to listen to Scripture and consider what God might be saying to them personally. The small booklet is a starting-point for people to get more engaged with the Bible in their daily lives. It is ideal for personal or group reflection, but churches are also encouraged to share its insights with their communities by giving the booklets away.
Glimpses of the Word is available from Methodist Publishing (tel: 01733 235962) at £5.00 (including p&p) for 50 copies, and can be purchased online at www.methodistpublishing.org.uk
A powerpoint version is also available: see www.methodist.org.uk/powerpoint