The Bible


American Bible Society

Bible search

Blue Letter Bible

Codex Sinaiticus – one of the two earliest Bibles. It was found at St. Catherine’s Monastery in Sinai, Egypt in 1859.

Codex Vaticanus (B) – one of the two earliest Bibles. Unknown dicovery location and date. Vatican severely limits access.

New Revised Standard Version

Resource Pages for Biblical Studies

Revised Standard Version

The Saint John’s Bible Heritage Edition

John Wycliffe’s Bible Translation, early English translation

World Wide Study Bible

PCUSA Publications

Christian Education

RESOURCES – Christian Education

Workshop Rotation Model


On Being with Krista Tippett

Jim Wallis, author of God’s Politics

Sojourners magazine

Science and Faith (PDF)


Kitzmiller et al. vs. Dover Area School District – Federal Court Case on “intelligent design” – ID

Decision by U. S. District Judge John E. Jones III (PDF file)

His scathing decision against ID can be found on pp. 136 – 138

Our Local Missions

RESOURCES – Our Local Missions

Good Samaritan Emergency Shelter

Good Samaritan Food Pantry

Habitat for Humanity

Jackson County NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois

Neighborhood Watch

Prisoner Visitation & Support (PVS) at U. S. Penitentiary (USP) in Marion, IL

Rebuilding Together

Spirit of Christmas – gifts for local children

Spiritual Services volunteering at the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale (MHC). Point of contact Stephen Pyle

Storybook Project – incarcerated parents record stories for their children

Thrift Shop Meals on Wheels – daily delivery of hot meals to the homebound

University Christian Ministries

Women’s Center

World Religions