Blogroll and Links
These following sites are website links and blogs that some of the ministers on staff have found to be insightful or helpful. Opinions expressed on these sites do not necessarily reflect the views of First Baptist Church of Asheville, its staff, or its members.
The Text This Week - A site that links to a variety of other sites that reflect on the Christian year, including Lectionary, scripture study, worship links, and resources.The site can be overwhelming, so here are a few of the sites that I often refer to . . .
Oremus - A great online Bible browser, NRSV translation.
Weekly Seeds - Free Bible study by the United Church of Christ, based on the Lectionary.
Patheos - Engaging in global dialogue about religion and spirituality.
The Hardest Question - Explores the question, "What fresh and compelling word of God for my congregation can be found in the lectionary readings of the day?"
Dylan's Lectionary Blog - "Sarah Dylan Breuer is a public theologian -- someone who does theology of and in our lives, struggles and joys; who believes that we're all theologians; and who helps others to claim their voice as theologians."
Common Prayer - Common Prayer is a tapestry of daily prayers inviting faith communities from around the world to pray, sing, and act together. At this site, you’ll find prayers for every evening, morning, and midday that celebrate the best of the Christian tradition and engage with the most pressing issues of our world today.
Rachel Held Evans' Blog - Christian author and blogger who has built a reputation for gently and patiently challenging preconceptions about faith and church. Very popular blog and often thought-provoking.
Call & Response Blog - From Faith and Leadership at Duke Divinity.
Ethics Daily - Challenging People of Faith to advance the common good. Our pastor, Guy Sayles, has blogged for this site from time to time.
Burnside Writers Collective - Not always squeaky clean, but thoughtful content