Adult Learning Resources
Daily Scripture Reading
Join us for a daily Scripture reading. You can listen or read along.
Go to the Dwell Page and sign up under our church account to get a 60 day free trial. They have pre-made scripture read-aloud plans. The plans range from a few verses that go together each day to examine a biblical theme to “read through the Bible in a year plans.”
Podcasts are wonderful ways to hear what God is teaching other people around the world. They often invite you to think about things you never would have contemplated on your own. Here are some recommendations:
There are apps you can use to help you memorize passages of Scripture. Bethlehem Baptist has an app called Fighter Verses that parallels their Bible reading/study plan. I prefer the app Verses which allows you to pick any passage of the Bible to memorize and just use their memory testing techniques.
Here are a few relevant articles from the following websites. Search around on the website or follow them on social media. They are able to provide a lot of resources to answer all types of questions regarding Christian life and maturity.
The Chosen: This eight episode, crowd sourced, TV series goes through the early life and ministry of Jesus. The pilot episode is short and family friendly focusing on the Christmas narrative from the perspective of the shepherds. The first season that follows is probably better for ages 13+ and provides a well researched, and well imagined narrative of what Jesus’ gathering of his disciples might have been like.
Paul, Apostle of Christ: This movie, available through Amazon and other streaming rental services, stars Jim Caviezel as Luke and James Faulkner as the Apostle Paul. It is set in Rome during Paul’s final days in prison and takes the time to imagine what it might have been like if Luke recorded the happenings of the early church while interviewing the imprisoned Paul, thus, creating his famous second letter to Theopholis, the book of Acts.
A Hidden Life: This movie, written by Terrence Malick, tells the story of Austrian Franz Jagerstatter, a conscientious objector who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II.