The massive amount of scholarly research that has been published on Christianity makes it hard for students to know where to start, and these sites are more approachable and fun to read. The 10 sites collected here take different approaches to spreading God’s word and sharing the message of The Bible, and each site’s unique perspective can be interesting and useful to anyone studying Christianity either for pleasure or as a career pursuit. These are our favorites and we hope they become yours too! [click to continue…]

Top 50 Christian Scholar Blogs

by admin on September 10, 2010

One of the most interesting and fulfilling things you can do is attend a Christian college and learn the ways of the Lord while getting a good education. If you feel like you have a calling, you can even become a Christian scholar, and get a degree in divinity, making the gospel your life. There are a number of ministry career paths that can be fulfilling. If you are interested in learning more about the gospel, and about being a Christian scholar, here are 50 great blogs that can help:

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Christianity is full of beautiful concepts, leading believers to the hope of something better with the thought of salvation. Christian students know that they have much to learn, whether they are studying divinity, or just trying to live the best they know how while attending school. You can attend a Christian college, or make it a point to join Bible study or other Christian groups that can provide fellowship and knowledge.

One way you can visualize Christian concepts is to use infographics. These devices take concepts and express them clearly. If you are looking for some helpful and interesting infographics regarding Christianity, here are 13 beautiful infographics to consider:

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As a Christian student, you probably know about Twitter; but do you know about all the Christian causes you can follow on that social medium? The following list of 50 Christian causes you can follow on Twitter includes campaigns, movements and ministries, organizations and personalities who have created a huge following for Christian organization and ministry. [click to continue…]

Top 10 Biblical Learning Blogs

by Clay on June 11, 2010

God is everywhere. So, it should come as no surprise to find Him on the internet also. Hey, He’s probably even got his own Twitter account. The Big Man Upstairs has gone high tech, and here are the Top Ten Biblical Learning Blogs to help you “Follow” Him.

  1. Participatory Bible Study Blog is run by Henry Neufield, a Bible teacher, writer and lecturer who specializes in the Participatory Bible Study Method. Not only will you find answers to your Bible questions, but he also posts interesting analytical articles on Bible translations, lectures, and videos.
  2. Answer the Skeptic is a blog devoted to helping Christians understand and answer the questions of religious skeptics, and probably answer a few of their own questions also. How can science and religion coexist? Each blog post presents interesting perspectives and information on how Christians can live and believe in a secular world.
  3. New Epistles looks at different Bible translations and approaches to studying the Bible. Were the tongues “distributed” or “divided” in the original Greek of Acts 2:3? This blog answers that question and many more that spring up from multiple translations.
  4. An Alien and a Stranger, by David Miller, a scholar and teacher at McMaster University is about studying the New Testament in its historical first-century Jewish/Greco-Roman context. Subjects also range from how much suffering is expected of missionaries, and Barth’s thoughts on truth, among many other scholarly observations.
  5. Confessions of a Bible Junkie is the blog of Matthew Burgess, a student of Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity at the University of Virginia. If you want to know about early Christian worship, the historical Jesus, New Testament textual criticism and read a few posts about the relationship between religion and popular culture, this is a very interesting blog.
  6. Christian Bible Study Blog addresses Religion versus Science, recommends books and Jesus-related T-shirts, has a Q&A section for “non-believers” and even tells you what those “vestigial organs” are for. All in all, a very informative site that tries to cover just about everything, including studying the Word.
  7. Creative Bible Study Blog has creative Bible lessons and ideas for how to creatively evangelize, teach children and youth, and teach yourself to know the Bible thoroughly. They have pages for all ages, like Preschool, Children and Youth, with specialized sections in Bible Memory, Bible Reading Plan, and Bible Studies.
  8. Preacher’s Study is a beautifully done blog for “Serious Christian Bible Study from the Eastern Shore church of Christ.” The purpose is to help people read and interpret the Bible for themselves and the blog welcomes questions, suggestions and comments. And yes, it is run by a preacher.
  9. Gospel.com Blog’s Bible Study category has posts on random subjects of the Bible, like “are Jesus’ parables easy or difficult to understand?” It also covers how to get the most out of your Bible reading, the experience of reading the Bible in the original Greek or Hebrew, and daily devotionals.
  10. Bible.org hosts a number of Bible study related blogs on a variety of specialized subjects. Blogs range from approaching the Bible from cultural, scholarly and missional perspectives. Bock’s Blog, for example, looks at Christ and culture from a theological standpoint, and Dr. Bock is one of the most respected New Testament scholars.So go onto God’s Homepage, find His web address and loudly Tweet His name in praise. Or, start your own blog so others cal “follow” you on your path of Biblical learning.

Top Online Christian Colleges

by admin on May 6, 2010

Online Christian Colleges offer courses in Divinity, Christian studies, Theology, Evangelism, Pastoral Studies, Christian Leadership and Religious Education and many other Christian related courses. Moreover, majority of the online Christian colleges offer several other educational programs that go beyond the range of religious studies.

Online Christian Colleges offer curricular, courses and programs, which are the same as those offered by other online and campus-based colleges. Many people have earned their master’s, associate’s, or bachelor’s degree from the many accredited online Christian universities and colleges, which were established on the values and principles of Christianity. Furthermore, online Christian colleges are highly reputed for imparting their students with knowledge and skills that are founded on Christian values and enable the students to study at their own pace, while committing themselves to other spiritual and family needs.

The following are some of the Top Online Christian Colleges and universities, which provide quality programs. These colleges accept students from whatever race, religious background or ethnicity.

Liberty University
It was formed in 1971 and is the world’s largest Christian university found in Lynchburg, Virginia. In 2008, it was ranked at position three nationally out of all the online universities. Liberty University offers more than 35 programs at the master’s, associate’s, doctoral, and bachelor’s levels in an environment that spells Christianity.

Grand Canyon University
This is a religious private university. Grand Canyon University is found in Phoenix, Arizona and is not a denominational university. It has both campus based and online degree programs and is among those universities in US which are growing at an alarming rate. Apart from the Christian studies it offers, the Grand Canyon University also has courses in education, business, liberal arts, health and nursing in master’s and bachelor’s levels. This is one Christian University that is offering courses and programs that anyone can enroll in regardless of his religious background.

Marylhurst University
This is a catholic university, which was formed in 1893 and is located to the south of Portland, Oregon. It is an accredited University that offers masters and bachelor’s degrees to students of any race and religion. Marylhurst University was recognized in 2007 for the seventh year running as the best US University. It offers online degree programs, which include real estate and business management and MBA in healthcare management, non-profit and general management. Marylhurst University also provides financial assistance and aid to needy students.

Gonzaga University
Gonzaga University is a Jesuit University that offers several programs and courses in a Christian environment.  It is one of the best Universities in the US that teaches Christian values and morals and is an accredited online university. It was formed in 1887 and is located at Spokane, Washington. It is a private university offering masters programs in Organizational leadership and Leadership Studies and Communications. It is ranked one of the best universities in the west of US. The Gonzaga University is fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Universities and Colleges and it is a member of the Jesuit Educational Network (JEN).



Top 10 Christian Scholars to Follow on Twitter

by admin on November 16, 2009

To popularize views of Jesus Christ, there a good number of Christian scholars can be seen around popularizing thoughts and ideas and Twitter as a media of mass blogging is a very credible platform to popularize thought and ideas.

Tenisha Idowu: Living at Texas, she is a Texan writer, poet, blogger, reader, Christian, volunteer, activist, scholar and political junkie.  She was born at Midwest City, Oklahoma and raised in Port Arthur, Texas. In 2006, she received a Bachelor of Science degree in political science and a minor in psychology from Texas A&M University.

Yolanda Lehman: She is living at St Cloud, Minnesota USA, where she is employed as professor and evangelist. She did her BA from Wesleyan University with a double major in African studies and Religious Studies. About her philosophies of life and Christian views, you can read her at blog http://aintathatgoodnews.blogspot.com/.

Garth Ogle:  He is a technical person, musician, orthodox Christian Scholar and a Web Master. More about him you can learn at http://blog.riverc.org/

Heather Melton: Living at Greenville, SC she is an Anglican, Librarian and Bibliophile and has keen interest in Christian learning.

E, Forsaith: Living at Tehran, Iran he is an editor of scholarly books, writer, film fanatic, art lover and orthodox Christian.

Corner Stone: Operating from the Phoenix, Arizona it is a Christian Meditation Community, which provides an elaborate space for meditation, workshops, renewal and library.

Anthony Jerrod: He is one of the brightest Christian thinkers of present era and is provided with divine quality of touching hurting souls with his words and writings. He is a graduate from Southern University and Louisiana State University and writing Christian literature and poetry for over 15 years.

Preacher Institute: It is a collective effort of Orthodox Christian clergy and laymen of various disciplines who are committed to the teaching of Gospel and to improve skills and craft of homiletics and apologetics. It offers articles, workshops, seminars and exercises to improve Christian learning environment.

Father Leo: Living at Ft Lauderdale, Florida he is an extreme follower of Jesus and serving as a Missionary Priest.

Rev Rachel Gonzalez: Living at the Oakland, CA she is Mystical Christian Priest. She is actively associated with Sophia Peace Center in Dolores, Colorado that provides awareness and raises funds for Peace workers.