Bauckham, Richard, Bible and Mission
Bell, Rob, What is the Bible?
Billington, Anthony with Killingray, Margaret and Parry, Helen Whole Life Whole Bible – Journeying through Scripture in 50 readings
Chester, Tim, From Creation to New Creation
Child, Corin, Journalling the Bible – 40 writing exercises
Croft, Andy and Pilavachi, Mike Storylines – your map to understanding the Bible
Edwards, Katie, (Ed.) Rethinking Biblical Literacy
Fee, Gordon D and Stuart, Douglas, How to Read the Bible for All it’s Worth
Gladding, Sean, The Story of God, the Story of Us
Goldingay, John, A Reader’s Guide to the Bible
Goldsworthy, Graeme, Jesus through the Old Testament – Transform your Bible Understanding
Kuniholm, Whitney T, Essential 100 – your journey through the Bible in 100 readings
Kuniholm, Whitney T, Essential Jesus – 100 readings through the Bible’s greatest story
Loveday, Simon, The Bible for Grown-ups – A new look at the Good Book
Parsons, Michael, Praying the Bible with Luther
Phillips, Peter M, Engaging the Word – Biblical Literacy and Christian Discipleship
Roberts, Andrew, Holy Habits
Roberts, Vaughan, God’s Big Picture – a Bible Overview (also has a DVD)
Wright, Tom, Scripture and the Authority of God
Compass – available from Methodist publishing or download from Methodist Church Website
Talking of God Together – Methodist Publishing (also comes in pack with Talking Jesus about sharing faith)
The Edinburgh Course – for details contact Rev Gerald Bostock
Unlocking the Bible – www.unlock-urban.org.uk
Other Resources for Adults, Children, Young People and All Ages
Beginning with God – series of resources that helps adults explore the Bible with children
Community Bible Experience – a different way of reading through the whole Bible as a group and with the different books of the Bible presented in a very accessible and relevant way. https://scottishbiblesociety.org/our-work/community-bible-experience/
Discover – for 11-13yrs, aims to build young lives firmly on the gospel and a knowledge of the Bible.
Engage –Bible notes to help 14-18 year olds understand and apply the Scriptures.
Equip Small Group Resources https://scottishbiblesociety.org/equip/
Godly Play – an approach based on Montessori principles. Initially aimed at children but equally suitable for all age groups and in many different situations. http://www.godlyplayscotland.co.uk
Mettle – designed for 14–18-year-olds, published every four months.
Pens – Imaginatively illustrated, undated, daily Bible-reading notes for 3- to 6-year-olds.
ROOTS on the Web – Worship and Learning Resources for all ages https://www.rootsontheweb.com/
Snapshots – a daily Bible passage, thought, activity and prayer starter for young independent readers.
Spill the Beans – Worship and Learning Resources for all ages http://spillbeans.org.uk/
Stories for the Soul – for people of all ages and needs in many different types of gatherings: intergenerational worship, adults’ groups, young people’s groups, schools, chaplaincy, prisons, hospitals, care settings, retreats and fresh expressions of church. https://www.storiesforthesoul.org/
Table Talk – designed to form the basis for a short family Bible time.
The Methodist Art Collection
The NIrV Accessible Bible – large font and simple language, suitable for those with learning disabilities, moderate sight loss, lower levels of literacy and English as a second language but can be used by anyone.
The Portrait Gospel by Ian Campbell, Artist in Residence at St George’s Tron
XTB (eXplore The Bible) – series of daily Bible reading notes for children 7-11 years.
YP’s – to help 11 to 15-year olds dig deeper into the Bible (subscribe to bimonthly editions).
Digital Resources, Websites, Apps and Games
Abide Christian Meditation – Meditation and Bedtime Stories https://abide.co/ and downloadable app
Barnabas in Churches –resources for children, young people and all ages www.barnabasinchurches.org.uk
Bible App for Kids www.bible.com/en-GB/kids available as app
Bible Games app
Bible Gateway www.biblegateway.com
Bible is. – Audio bibles by Faith Comes by Hearing
The Bible Project – YouTube and thebibleproject.com
Bible Trivia and Bible Quizzer apps
Daily Bible Verses Devotional – Bible Inspirations of the Day
God Pause www.luthersem.edu/godpause/ daily emails
Guardians of Ancora – children’s interactive gaming app www.guardiansofancora.com
Guidelines – BRF www.biblereadingnotes.org.uk/guidelines/
Methodist Church APP – www.methodist.org.uk/about-us/connect/methodist-church-app/
Methodist Church downloadable resources www.methodist.org.uk
- Navigate – 5 interactive sessions for 11-15s (can tweak for 9-16+)
- Journeying through Scripture – 15 dramatic episodes for use in worship or other contexts.
- Engaging with the Bible in Digital Media – examples of how the digital age is changing the way we approach Scripture
- Fresh ways to read the Bible together – listening directly to words of Scripture.
New Daylight – Bible Reading Fellowship www.biblereadingnotes.org.uk/new-daylight/ available as app
NOOMA – short films available on DVD series www.youtube.com/user/NOOMAtube
Our Daily Bread www.odb.org/
Soultime Christian Meditation www.soultime.com/ available as app
Study with NT Wright – online classes www.ntwrightonline.org/
Superbook Kids Bible – videos, games, audio www.us-en.superbook.cbn.com/sb_bible available as app
Take Time – meditations in which to meet with God. www.taketime.org.uk
Ten Days of Grace –text messages www.premier.org.uk/Bringing-the-Word-to-Life/10-Days-of-Grace
Wordlive by Scripture Union www.wordlive.org/Session – daily email
YouVersion Bible App www.youversion.com and downloadable app
Movies with Christian themes to explore…
Chronicles of Narnia series
Do You Believe
Exodus: Gods and Kings
Facing the Giants
Faith Like Potatoes
God’s Not Dead series
Heaven is for Real
I’m Not Ashamed
I Can Only Imagine
Jonah: A Veggietales Movie
Letters to God
Miracles from Heaven
Paul Apostle of Christ
Same Kind of Different as Me
Son of God
The Book of Eli
The Case for Christ
The Grace Card
The Passion of the Christ
The Nativity Story
The Young Messiah
To Save a Life