There are plenty of Web sites that promise to help you do one thing or another in your ministry. Below are seven categories of resources that I hope you will find helpful:
- Walkthru.org – Bible studies ranging from those for individuals to church-wide studies.
- SimplyYouthMinistry.com – Doug Fields’ site full of Bible studies, videos, and small group resources.
- Youthministry.com – A Web site dedicated to youth ministry. Full of free resources and articles that tackle the hard topics.
- Symlive.com – Simply Youth Ministry small group curriculum. I personally use this.
- Open.Lifechurch.tv – A Web site full of free resources. I’ve spent a few hours looking around the site and don’t feel like I’ve even scratched the surface.
- StuffICanUse – Another Web site that is full of free resources.
- XP3 – A subscription based Web site that allows you to download messages.
- MyGrapple – An online community that allows students to go online to complete challenges to complete the lesson from Sunday school.
- EyeOnYouth – CE National’s own Biblical-based studies
- NextDayFlyers – Cheap printing. Get your orders in early and save even more!
- LogoDogz – Custom embroidery, screen printing, and promotional products
- Powerpoint Sermons – Subscription packages of jpeg stills and motion backgrounds
- GetPaint – Free Photoshop style program for download
- sxc.hu – Free photo exchange
- Shutterstock – Subscription based photo downloads
- Wing Clips – Inspirational movie clips
- Worshiphouse Media – site full of mini-videos, videos, stills, and software
- SermonSpice – Web site full of videos and countdowns to use before you start teaching
- BlueFishTV – Full of full-length videos, clips, and stills to use throughout your services
- Deidox – Testimonial videos featuring real people
- I am Second – Professional athletes, celebrities, and others share the importance of Jesus in their lives
- Animoto – Turn videos and pictures into amazing slideshows
- Planning Center – Get your service organized using this great Web site. I personally use this as well!
- Here to Lead – The official blog of Michael Lukaszewski
- Dial 2 Do – Create reminders for yourself for free. Other features do cost $3.99/month or $39.99/year.
- Dealnews – Find the best deal on pretty much anything
- Musicians Friend – Great deals on musical instruments and audio equipment.
- Plugged In Online – Want to know what the new pop album says? What the new hit movie is about? Check out Plugged In for an honest review.
- The Center for Parent Youth Understanding – Understand today’s culture and how to impact it
- Monergism – Great articles from many of the fathers of our faith
- CARM – Apologetics
- x3 Watch – Free accountability software
- Safe Eyes – Internet filtering software
- SimplyTxt – Text all of your youth group kids at once using this awesome program
- Poll Everywhere – Text message polling software. Free for the first 30 users, price increases from there
- Covenant Eyes – Another great accountability and filtering software
- Grooveshark – Great music streaming service
- Big Huge Labs – Do funny things with your photos
- Open Resources – More free church media
- YouVersion – Interactive Bible
- TokBox – Free video chatting
- SurveyMonkey – Create free surveys
- Zamzar – Convert files online for free
Did I miss any services that you use? If so, let me know in the comments.
This article was a guest post on Josh Griffin’s blog.