Preferred Internet Links


Apologetics and Evangelism

Friend's Websites and Blogs

Books and More

Miscellany

Christian Family

Preaching and Pastoral Resources

Christian Music Roman Catholicism

Churches Online

Study Resources

Colleges and Seminaries Online

Teaching Ministries

Commentary, Parody and Worldview

Theology and Church History


Apologetics and Evangelism

Alpha and Omega Ministries Dr. James White's apologetics and counter-cult ministry.  There is a truckload of good information on everything from Roman Catholicism to Reformed Theology.
Apologetics 3:15  Providing educational resources for the defense of the Christian faith, with the goal of strengthening the faith of believers and engaging the questions and challenges of other worldviews.
Ankerberg Theological Research Institute John Ankerberg online.
Christian Answers Net Provides biblical answers to important contemporary questions.
Christian Logic  Proving that the two words are not oxymoronic.
Christian Research Institute   Hank Hanegraaff's counter-cult ministry.
Christian Research and Evangelism Outstanding resources, particularly in the areas of Watchtowerism and Roman Catholicism. Outstanding defense of God's triunity available HERE.
Covenant Media Foundation   Home to lots of the late, great Dr. Greg Bahnsen apologetics resources, as well as other resources devoted to the presuppositional apologetic.
The Discovery Institute The Institute discovers and promotes ideas in the common sense tradition of representative government, the free market and individual liberty. Current projects explore the fields of technology, science and culture.
Dissent from Darwin During recent decades, new scientific evidence from many scientific disciplines such as cosmology, physics, biology, "artificial intelligence" research, and others have caused scientists to begin questioning Darwinism's central tenet of natural selection and studying the evidence supporting it in greater detail.
The Ehrman Project  Several New Testament scholars have put this site together in order to contend with Bart Ehrman's supposition that the New Testament manuscripts are an unreliable portrait of Christian faith and doctine.
The Highway  A website devoted to evangelism and the promotion of reformed theology and history.
Institute For Creation Research   "Our passion at the Institute for Creation Research is to see science return to its rightful God-glorifying position, and see creation recognized as a strength by the body of Christ; supporting Scripture, answering questions, satisfying doubts and removing road blocks to the Gospel." Solar-day creationist, young-earth perspective.
Let My People Think   Ravi Zacharias, one of the foremost apologists defending the faith in the marketplace today!
New Testament Research Ministries  Eric Svendsen's website where "they do theology - so you don't hurt yourself." Especially good Roman Catholic resources here.
Pocket Testament League  A ministry that started way back in 1893. Join for free and start distributing pocket-sized Gospels of John wherever you go!
Proof that God Exists  An interesting interactive website that follows the transcendental argument for God's existence.
Pull the Plug on Atheism  All things Ray Comfort.
Reasons to Believe   An organization dedicated to showing how the latest scientific discoveries point to the God of the Bible, the Creator.  Founded in 1986 by Dr. Hugh Ross with the desire to reach the secular scientific community with the truth of the Gospel. Progressive-creationist, ancient-earth perspective. 
Stand to Reason  The apologetics ministry of Greg Koukl.
Way of the Master  Ray Comfort.
Way of the Master: "Are You a Good Person?"   Interactive test of human goodness versus God's holiness.

Books and More

At What Price Truth  Christian audio cassette books done in-house by the webmaster. Featuring titles by Spurgeon, Ryle, Watson, Murray, Pink, and many others!
Banner of Truth Trust   Standing for the recovery of the best in historic Christian literature. The "Banner of Truth" magazine should be on the subscription list of any serious disciple.
Christian Book Distributors   Place your order online.
Cumberland Valley Bible Bookstore   Specializing in reformed and puritan titles.
Grace Online Library   Great resource for free online books and abstracts.
The Nicene Council   The Nicene Council. Formerly, The Apologetics Group, this site is a superb resource for books and DVDs (including the popular DVD series, "Amazing Grace: The History and Theology of Calvinism."
The Reformed Reader The Reformed Reader is committed to historic Baptist beliefs.
Still Waters Revival Books Still Waters Revival Books.
Theological Pursuits Bookstore   You have to check out the link to their "Reformation Shirts" where you can buy a great looking T-shirt with your favorite reformer on it!
E-Books on the Web Search Engine   Use this search engine to locate e-books available for reading from your computer. Most of the E-books you will find are literary classics that are no longer copyright protected.
Forgottten Books   Thousands of free books to read online!
The Online Books Page   The online book page provided by the University of Pennsylvania.
The Internet Archive   The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.

Christian Family

Christian Communicators Worldwide   Fellow FIRE member, Jim Elliff's website. Many good books and articles available here.

Christian Spotlight on Entertainment   Movie reviews and more. Type "Evan D. Baltz" in the search field and read the excellent reviews of my buddy back in Arizona.

Family Research Institute   The Family Research Institute generates empirical research on issues that threaten the family such as homosexuality, AIDS, sexual social policy, and drug abuse.
Shepherding a Child's Heart   This is the website for Shepherd Press, a leader in biblical resources for childrearing. Tedd Tripp's book is well worth reading.

Christian Music

Audience One   Fellow FIRE member and Christian recording artist Steve Camp's website. Good theological resources and Christian commentary.
The Lannings   Southern Gospel singing family led by Jim Lanning, one of my former college teachers who also serves as chaplain for NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series.

Churches Online

Bethlehem Baptist Church  Homepage for our favorite BGC church in Minneapolis, MN where Dr. John Piper preaches.
Clarkson Community Church  Clarkson is the home church for the Bartolucci family and the church where I humbly serve as preaching pastor.
Evangelical Church of Fairport  ECF is where my big-brother, Reid Ferguson, preaches across town in Fairport, New York. I don't golf and I don't do blogs, but you may want to check out Reid's Blog
Grace Bible Church  Grace Bible is in Sun City, Arizona. My friend Dr. Bill Bjork is the senior minister.
Grace Community Church Homepage  Homepage for Grace Community in Sun Valley, CA (John MacArthur, Pastor-Teacher). 
Parkside Baptist Church  My friend "Squirrel" (Gene Clyatt) preaches here up in Superior, Montana. Check out his podcast!
Southeast Valley Baptist Church  Homepage for the church Lois and I attended from 2000 to 2002 in Gilbert, AZ, where my friend Joel Tetreau preaches.
Christ Presbyterian Church  If you are in the Elkton, MD area, you might want to visit Christ Presbyterian where David T. King faithfully preaches the Word.

Commentary, Parody and Worldview

The Luther Insulter   Go to this page to be insulted by Martin Luther. You've got to check it out!
Slice of Laodicea  News and commentary on the contemporary church.
Sacred Sandwich  News and parady.
The Veritas Forum   Veritas Forums are university events that engage students and faculty in discussions about life's hardest questions and the relevance of Jesus Christ to all of life.

Colleges and Seminaries Online

Arizona Christian University  My alma mater, formerly Southwestern College.
Jesus Bible Institute  An alternative to the old ways of doing theological education.
Master's Seminary  Top notch school located in Sun Valley, California.
Phoenix Seminary  Where I received my Master's Degree in 2002.
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary  This isn't your grandfather's Southern Seminary!
Toronto Baptist Seminary and College  Superb school located across the lake from us.
Whitefield Theological Seminary Whitefield Theological Seminary, founded in 1980, is a Reformed theological institution of higher learning located in Lakeland, Florida. An outstanding education can be had here . . . if you're willing to put forth the effort!

Friend's Websites and Blogs

Arizona Image Gallery  Beautiful pictures of the Grand Canyon State taken by my friend, Evan Baltz. View and order prints, purchase other merchandise online.
Clarkson Sunday School Blog A blog (run by Henry Nicponski) for his adult Clarkson Community Church Sunday School class.
Epagonizesthai  My much younger "little buddy" across the pond in Toronto does a great job with this blog.
Hard Baked Dirt  Fellow FIRE pastor Eddie Exposito's blog.
Pyromaniacs  Phil Johnson heads the list of bloggers here.
Reflections of the Times  Carla Rolfe is a dear sister living across the Lake in Canada.
Responsive Reiding  Reid Ferguson preaches at our sister-congregation across town and is a very dear friend.
A Squirrel in Babylon  My buddy and fellow pastor Gene Clyatt (or "Squirrel" as he's more affectionately known) is the blogmaster here.
Team Apologian  Dr. James White and the team of Prosapologian!
Thoughts of A Christian  My BIG brother Ken Cook's blog.
Thoughts of Francis Turretin  We all know and love him as "TurrettinFan" and he's always worth reading!

Miscellaneous Stuff

Sturtevant Fan   Sturtevant Co. was America's first fan company (as in industrial fans). But I need to explain the link. A few years ago I was crawling under the platform at church. Under the old church organ was a vintage air pump in great condition that served as a blower to the organ. I wrote down the manufacturing information (Sturtevant Monogram Exhauster #2) and found this website. I contacted the webmaster who was interested in posting some pictures in his "survivors section." Go to the link on this page under New York Church Exhauster.
Truth or Fiction  Your Email reality check!
Urban Legends Homepage  Find out if that story you heard or that Email you received is factual. We've included this page due to the abundance of errors that are masquerading as truth (and aren't Christians above all people to be for truth in all things?)
What Happened My Birth Year?   This is a cool little site that lists some of the key events from the year you were born (or whatever year you want to check out, like the year you graduated from high school).
2007 United States Senate Report on Global Warming   More than 400 prominent scientists dispute the fallacy of man-made global warming. If you are interested in this subject, go the the link for "The Nicene Council" and see their global warming resources.

Preaching and Pastoral Resources

Bible Bulletin Board  Great site that features sermons in transcript form by John MacArthur, Charles Spurgeon, and others.  Many topics covered.  
Bulletin Insterts  From fellow FIRE member, Jim Elliff. Super bulletin inserts that are free for the downloading!
Grace Quotes  One of the best databases of sermon quotes and illustrations available online.
Christian Persectution  Daily headlines on news of the persecuted church around the world.
World of Quotes  A giant database of quotes; more than you can shake a stick at, or even an entire tree!

Roman Catholicism

Berean Beacon  Richard Bennett was a Roman Catholic priest for 22 years. God saved him and now he is a doctrines of grace Christian apologist who lives to rescue Roman Catholics from the darkness of their religion.  
Christian Resources  William Webster's apologetics and publishing ministry devoted to issues related to Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy and the Gospel from a distinctly reformed viewpoint. The tape series entitled "Roman Catholic Tradition: Its Roots and Evolution" is superb.
The Jesuit Connection to Futurism  Futurism didn't start with Tim LaHaye or Hal Lindsay. It didn't even start with Darby. It was originated by the Jesuits in order to steer Christians away from the commonly-held belief that the papacy was the antichrist.
Just for Catholics  An evangelical ministry dedicated to Roman Catholics who desire to know how to be saved.
Links to Roman Catholic websites  For what it's worth . . .
Pro-Gospel  Former Catholic, Mike Gendron, runs this superb site.
Papal Encyclicals Online  A searchable database of papal decrees.
The Roman Catholic Encyclopedia  The Catholic Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive resource on Catholic teaching, history, and information ever gathered. This easy-to-search online version was originally printed in fifteen hardcopy volumes.
The Tidings Online  Southern California's Catholic Weekly News.
The Vatican  The official website of the Vatican. Tell "Papa" I said hello!

Study Resources

Bibles History Bible History is about exploring the eyewitness accounts recorded in the Old and New Testaments, comparing them with the history of ancient people and civilizations revealed by the spade of the archeologist.
Bibles.Net   READ the Entire Bible in Many Different Translations; LOCATE Any Verse with an Online Concordance; LOOK UP Scripture Cross-Refs & Commentaries; ACCESS the Original Greek or Hebrew; LEARN about the Fascinating History of the English Bible; DOWNLOAD the Complete Text of Several Bibles Via FTP; REVIEW the Classic Writings of Historic Christianity; LISTEN to Hundreds of Hymns; HEAR Any Passage of God's Word Read Aloud.
The Biblical Studies Foundation   Great study resources here.
Biblical Greek  Super resource for students of Koine Greek.
Biblical Training Institute  Bill Mounce is head of this superb group featuring tons of free seminary lectures and other resources.
Biblical Studiies UK  Making biblical studies accessible online for over a decade.
Calvin College Hekman Library  Tremendous resources here.
Christian Resources on the Internet  Lists, discussion groups, and databases.
Church History Timeline  A very well-done resource!
E-Sword  Excellent Bible study shareware.
EthOS  Access to doctoral theses from the UK
Fides Quaerens  Internetum  (The Christian Theology Page).  A links page to various theological resources.
Gospel Communications Network Online Christian Resources. A Ministry of Gospel Films, Inc. Large database with search engine.
Internet Christian Library   Lots of great Christian resources and links here!
Internet Resources: New Testament and Greek Language  Another great resource.
Online Resources for Biblical Studies  A links page to dozens of church documents and study tools.
Phoenix Seminary Study Resources  Various study tools including links to theological journal titles and articles.
Regent University Religion Periodicals on the Web  A very helpful A to Z listing of journals and magazines that are available online.
Third Millennium Ministries Free seminary based curriculum for the training of Christians overseas and abroad.

Teaching Ministries

Christian Communicators Worldwide  CCW is the teaching and writing ministry of Jim Elliff. Centered on the reformation of the church, biblical evangelism, and the hope for authentic revival in our day. Lots of great stuff for churches here, including articles, CDs and books.

Desiring God Ministries  John Piper's Desiring God Ministries page. Great resources here including free MP3 downloads.

Exangello  My friend Evan D. Baltz runs this website which features sermon texts, helpful articles, links and more.

Grace To You  John MacArthur's radio and tape ministry site. Archive of audio sermons.

Ligonier Ministries   R.C. Sproul's Ligonier Ministries site.

S. Lewis Johnson Institute   Dedicated to the teaching of the late S. Lewis Johnson.

Truth For Life Alistair Begg's Truth For Life page (Alistair is our favorite contemporary Scottish preacher!). Sermons in "Real Audio."


Theology and Church History

Adherents.com Adherents.com is a growing collection of over 43,870 adherent statistics and religious geography citations: references to published membership/adherent statistics and congregation statistics for over 4,200 religions, churches, denominations, religious bodies, faith groups, tribes, cultures, movements, ultimate concerns, etc. The religions of the world are enumerated here.
A Puritan's Mind All things puritan.
The Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals  A great site devoted to biblical orthodoxy.  The same group that wrote "The Cambridge Declaration."
Calvin and Calvinism  Lots of helpful quotes on this blog.
Calvin's Castle: The Doctrines of Grace Home Page  Superb site with many valuable articles and resources. It hasn't been updated in quite a while, but I love the name!
The Center for Reformed Theology and Apologetics The Center for Reformed Theology and Apologetics (CRTA) is dedicated to providing biblically sound online resources for the edification of God's people.
Christian Classics Ethereal Library    Classic Christian books in electronic format, selected for your edification. There is enough good reading material here to last you a lifetime, if you give each work the time it deserves!
Fire and Ice: Puritan and Reformed Writings Begs the question: "Why can't we be Puritans today?"
Historicism Reading List  A compilation of links dealing with an historicist interpretation of eschatology.
Historicism.Com  I love this website!
History of the Early Church  Not sure about everything here, but it's an interesting site run by a group of home fellowships that claim to be committed to the sufficiency of Scripture while they also draw from the early church fathers (which they disavow, correctly, as being "Roman Catholic").
The International Church Council Project I had the wonderful priviledge of participating in the ground-breaking 2003 Western Hemisphere Consultation on Theology at Ft. Lauderdale, FL, as well as an original signer to the corresponding Declaration of Biblical Truth.
Internet Christian Library   Lots of great Christian resources and links here!
John Calvin on Christmas  Did John Calvin observe Christmas?
Monergism  Classic articles and resources of the historic Christian faith.
North American Patristics Society  I'm a member of this group (which doesn't mean much more than I pay the membership fee and get their journal).
Reformed Blacks of America They'll even let an Italian like me join!
The Spurgeon Archive Operated by my friend, Phil Johnson who is the Executive Director of Grace to You (John MacArthur) and a teaching elder at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley CA. This is the largest single collection of Spurgeon online in the world. There are also many other valuable links and resources here.

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