There's a flood of faith-based resources on the web today and for seniors, it may seem tricky to navigate all the great content out there. However, when you narrow it down to those that seek to inspire and educate, these are some of the top picks.
Women often face things men don't always have to contend with. iBelieve.com offers women a faith-based, inspirational landing spot on the web where they can find moments of calm and peace with the Lord. It discusses topics related to women in depth and explores other elements of faith-based journeys such as love, family and careers. It also offers the option of receiving a daily verse.
YouVersion is one of the most active Bible-based sites on the net. Users have the option to sign in online or use the handy app to navigate several versions of the Bible for reading, making Scripture notes or following along with reading plans. There are also teachings and devotionals available that allow further learning of the Word.
Flowing Faith is an inspirational Christian blog that offers its readers access to the insights and experiences of the site owner, Mari-Anna Stålnacke. The blog provides inspiration that covers topics such as the heart of God, God's peace and following Jesus. Mari-Anna uses personal insights in her journey through the Bible to encourage and inspire others in their faith walk.
From daily devotionals and inspirational testimonies to Bible trivia, Christianity.com has it all. The site is also a wealth of information for those who want to know more about the history of the church and other historically relevant information. It provides educational insight into the Word and offers video Q&As to answer some tough faith-based questions.
New York Times bestselling author Ann Voskamp hosts an inspirational faith-based blog that features earth-shattering testimonies, faith-based teachings and a wealth of inspirational insights. It also partners with other brands to support communities in need by creating an online marketplace for local artists.
Whether you're looking for a wealth of information or simply need some inspiration, Beliefnet.com may have what you're seeking. It offers a pragmatic approach to the Christian journey through topics such as health and wellness, inspiration, faith and prayer. Site visitors also have access to daily verses and reading plans.
Truth for Life is the brainchild of Bible teacher Alistair Begg. What started as a small blog to complement his radio program is now a well-visited, Christian education blog. The sermons include transcripts to make the programs more accessible. The blog features C.H. Spurgeon-inspired devotionals, reading plans and an intuitive app.
Seniors who want to participate in interactive Bible studies with author and pastor John Piper can do so on the Desiring God site. They also have the opportunity to join in on daily devotionals and Q&A sessions. Several of John's books are available on the site, and avid readers can further their inspirational faith journey on the site with a wealth of faith-based articles.
A theological education can be formalized through higher learning programs that include courses and degrees. Seniors can navigate their options on The BibleMesh Blog and take part in group discussions, teachings and online classes. BibleMesh partners with academic and ministry organizations to provide sound education and educational guidance.
Radically Christian is a blog dedicated to teaching readers how to love like Jesus. It offers a podcast that delves into Bible study, a blog with inspirational and educational articles and other resources to help people of all ages dig deeper into the Word.
The Center for Independent Research on Classical Education (CiRCE) Institute provides a learning platform that also encourages fellowship. It offers apprenticeships, teacher training and online courses for students. It also arranges conferences, provides free online resources and hosts an online store stocked with great resources to help further studies.
Daily devotionals and an opportunity to inspire Christians in their faith walk can be found on the Thoughts About God site. It provides resources such as articles, poems and prayers that may help seniors in their day-to-day life. You'll also find Bible study resources and a guide that walks readers through thoughts about God. The site offers online communities for those who want to build friendships or study together.
The Woman of Noble Character blog is run by Susan J. Nelson, a well-known Christian author, blogger and speaker. She encourages women to spend time in the Word and offers resources on the site to help with Bible study. These range from devotional books and teachings to e-books that offer more structure to the Bible study process.