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METHODIST

The United Methodist Church Official Web Site
Official Web Site of the United Methodist Church.  This site has tons of information about the Church.  Take your time here.

Unofficial UMC Page
Un-official Web Site of the United Methodist Church.  There is a lot of information here too.

About The UMC - Our Beliefs (umc.org)
Do you know what the our denomination believes?  Find out here.

United Methodist Book of Discipline (umc.org)
Official Church policy on nearly every issue.

UMC Judicial Council
The Judicial Council is the highest judicial body or "court" of The United Methodist Church.

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BOOKS

Cokesbury Online
The Cokesbury bookstore online.

Christian Book Distributors
Looking for a Christian Alternative to Amazon.com this is a good place to start.

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CONFERENCES AND RETREATS

Aldersgate Renewal Ministries
The purpose of Aldersgate Renewal Ministries is to encourage United Methodists and their churches, by the grace of God and the love of our Lord Jesus Christ, to be filled, gifted, empowered and led by the Holy Spirit in ministry to the world.

Lake Junaluska Assembly
Nestled in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Lake Junaluska Assembly is a full service, year-round conference and retreat center.

The Confessing Movement UMC
Their homepage states their purpose as "calling The United Methodist Church, all laity and all clergy, to confess the person, work, and reign of Jesus Christ."

The Unofficial Confessing Movement Page
Its purpose is to provide timely information regarding movements of spiritual, biblical, and traditional Wesleyan Methodist renewal and concern in the Churches called Methodist.

Walk to Emmaus
The Walk to Emmaus is a spiritual renewal program intended to strengthen the local church through the development of Christian disciples and leaders.

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DEVOTIONALS

The Upper Room Devotional
This well known Methodist Devotional is also available online, as well as tools to help you grow in your walk with Christ.

Devotionals.net
A wonderful site containing "Today's Verse", "Charles Spurgeon's Morning and Evening", "Bible Pathway" "Marketplace Meditations" and more daily devotionals.  One of these is sure to be a blessing.

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DIRECTORIES AND LINKS

Pastor's Pointers Comprehensive Links
Don't let the name fool you, there is something for everyone here.  Over 1500 sites listed!  If it's Methodist or Christian it's probably listed.  We linked to the text only version to save you some load time.

Christianity Online.
This is another tremendous Magazine Style format with loads of information on family matters, advice from good quality sources, devotions, great Christian links, campus life material, and on and on.

Gospel Communications Network.
This is an alliance of Christian Ministries founded to proclaim the Gospel in cyberspace. More good links. More quality resources. Online Bible Source.

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ENTERTAINMENT

Preview Family Movie and TV Review
Preview has grown from a small monthly movie guide covering only G, PG, and PG-13 films to a twice-monthly guide covering all current films and prime-time television series. It has an estimated 50,000 readers throughout the United States, Canada, and several other foreign countries.  Be sure and see their Free-Reviews!

Plugged In Magazine
Helping parents and youth leaders guide teens through the world of popular youth culture

Screen It
This site, while not Christian, does give parents a way to access the content of popular entertainment their kids are exposed to.

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FINANCIAL

Christian Financial Concepts
Check out CFC's new section on the "year 2000 bug".  Get Bible-based financial information.  Find out about CFC's seminars, counseling, career guidance, and information for single parents.

No Debt Living News
No-Debt Living Newsletter provides you with the best financial, home-management and investment news available with a Christian perspective. Plus, we offer financial books, software and tools at discount prices (usually 15% or more below retail).    They'll help you: Get control of your finances. Maximize the resources God has loaned you. Reach and maintain a no-debt position and Use your resources strategically for the Lord.

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INFORMATIONAL

Christian Classics Ethereal Library
A great site containing great Christian literary works from a variety of writers (including Wesley, Calvin, Spurgeon and many others).

Kay Arthur Precept Ministries

Lighthouse Movement

Probe Ministries
Probe's mission is to present balanced, biblically-based perspectives on a multitude of issues while training Christian students and adults to develop a Christian world view.   Probe Ministries was founded in 1973 by James F. Williams Jr., who sought to form a ministry that would bridge the frontier between the agonizing questions man asks and the profound answers the Gospel offers.

Wall Builders
An organization dedicated to the restoration of the moral and religious foundation on which America was built--a foundation which, in recent years, has been seriously attacked and undermined. In accord with what was so accurately stated by George Washington, we believe that "the propitious [favorable] smiles of heaven can never be expected on a nation which disregards the eternal rules of order and right which heaven itself has ordained.

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ISSUES

GAMBLING

National Coalition Against Legalized Gambling
Few sites give as much pertinent information on a single topic.  The objectives of NCALG are straightforward in purpose. Quite simply, the National Coalition Against Legalized Gambling will oppose the gambling industry in every forum at every level.

LIFE

Lifewatch
Web page of the Taskforce of United Methodists on Abortion and Sexuality (TUMAS).   Working to create in church and society esteem for human life at its most vulnerable, specifically for the unborn child and for the Woman who contemplates abortion.  

Ultimate Pro-Life Resource List

Crisis Pregnancy Centers Online

Roe v. Wade: 26 Years of Life Denied

HOMOSEXUALITY

Transforming Congregations
The Mission of Transforming Congregations is to provide information, resources and training in understanding and involvement in transforming ministry toward homosexuals, and to encourage transforming ministry based on loving compassion, scripture, and The Discipline of the United Methodist Church

Love In Action
Love In Action's mission is to proclaim the message of hope (homosexuals can change) and impart courage to a world facing homosexuality and its subsequent issues. It is our belief that finding freedom in Jesus Christ is God's love in action.

PERSECUTION

PersecutedChurch.org
The International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church is a rallying point for Christians and others to stand behind those who suffer for their faith by providing prayer support and the direction to appropriate kinds of advocacy. Prayer for the Persecuted Church, Inc. (PPC), which sponsors the International Day of Prayer in the USA, is an independent, not-for-profit, non-political organization whose primary agenda is prayer. PPC has brought together a coalition of organizations who are working on behalf of
persecuted Christians to focus attention on the issue and call Christians and others to prayer.

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KIDS

The Ultimate VeggieTales Web Site
The Internet's largest resource for fans of Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber! There is plenty to see, a few folks to talk to, and even some goodies to take home with you!

Christian Kids Links
This page is dedicated to linking you with Christian and other wholesome sites on the Internet.  Sites included are appropriate for kids and are devotional, educational, or just plain fun.

With Kids in Mind - Video and Movie Review

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MEN

Promise Keepers
Promise Keepers (PK) is a Christian outreach to men.  PK encourages men to live godly lives and to keep seven basic promises of commitment to God, their families, and fellow man. Promise Keepers seeks to unite Christian men of all races, denominations, ages, cultures, and socio-economic groups, believing that accountable relationships among men are critical in helping one another become promise keepers in their relationships with God, their wives, their children, and each other.

National Center for Fathering
Inspiring and equipping men to be better fathers. In response to the dramatic trend toward fatherlessness in America, the Center was founded in 1990 by Dr. Ken Canfield to conduct research on fathers and fathering and to develop practical resources for dads in nearly every fathering situation.

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MISSIONS

General Board of Global Ministries, United Methodist Church
A large site with information on missions and the Methodist Church in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe and even Kosovo.

The Mission Society For United Methodists
From their web site: "Our passion is reaching the unreached with the Gospel, and helping national churches finish the task of winning their own people for Christ."

AD2000 & Beyond Movement
The AD2000 & Beyond Movement is a global, informal network of Christian missionary agencies, denominations, churches and individuals committed to world evangelism.   Also contains information on the Joshua Project 2000 and Celebrate Messiah 2000

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NEWS

United Methodist Daily News
The Official News Agency of the United Methodist Church

Good News Magazine
The E-zine for United Methodists.  For over thirty years, Good News has been the voice for evangelical renewal in the United Methodist Church, urging the church to be faithful to the biblically-based principals of its historic Wesleyan heritage.

Interpreter Online
Interpreter Online is the electronic companion to Interpreter magazine, which offers faith stories, mission ideas and inspirational anecdotes to--and from--Christians in local United Methodist congregations.

AFR News
The Latest News Summary from American Family Radio reprinted in text format (no audio required).

WORLD
A national weekly newsmagazine reporting news in an interesting, accurate, and arresting fashion. The reporting is accompanied with practical commentary on current events and issues from a perspective committed to final authority of the Bible as the inerrant written Word of God.

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PARENTING

American Family Online
AFO.net is an Internet Service Provider (ISP) providing "protected access" to the Internet, with NO passwords overrides and no updates on your end.   AFO protects you and your family from pornography, violence, bad language and more. Their filter only plan can be in place for your web browser in less than 30 minutes for only $36.00 per year.

Plugged In Magazine
Helping parents and youth leaders guide teens through the world of popular youth culture

Screen It
This site, while not Christian, does give parents a way to access the content of popular entertainment their kids are exposed to.

Focus on the Family
Provides audio from the Focus on the Family radio broadcasts as well as plenty of articles and resources for every one in the family.

Parenting.Org
The Official Website on Common Sense Parenting.  The name really says it all.   Be sure and check out the " Parenting Q&A section for answers on Attention Problems, Child Bonding, Getting Five-year-olds to sleep, Mouthy teens, Stress Management and tons more!

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RADIO AND TELEVISION

American Family Radio
Nearly 200 stations across the US and Canada and a live Internet broadcast.   Also listen to archived AFR Special programs.

Involved Christian Radio Network
This site has a number of fabulous links to Christian Teachers and Preachers for all members of the family.

CORI:   Christian Online Resource Index.   Live Audio and Video featuring everything from American Family Radio (one of our favorites) to Veggie Tales can be found on this site. This is definitely one you'll want to add to your favorites folder!

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WOMEN

RENEW Network for United Methodist Women
The RENEW Network is organized to be in ministry to and with women of the United Methodist Church. We are a support network for evangelical, orthodox women within our church, providing a voice for their concerns, supplemental program resources for their program needs and a place for them to share ministry with other women.

United Methodist Women
Homepage of the United Methodist Women, whose purpose is listed as "to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative, supportive fellowship; and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church."

Concerned Women for America
CWA is the nation's largest pro-family women's organization, with more than half a million members. The mission of Concerned Women for America is to protect and promote Biblical values among all citizens -- first through prayer, then education, and finally by influencing our society -- thereby reversing the decline in moral values in our nation.

The Women's Ministry Network
Exists to enhance the efforts of Christian women and organizations whose calling is to evangelize, build-up, or mobilize women across the globe, for the sake of the Gospel.   This may be the premiere source for ideas, resources, and information exchange among Christian women and ministry organizations worldwide.

Women Today Online
By providing information, resources and opportunities to network with other women, Women Today stimulates women to grow spiritually, and to use their abilities, experience and ideas to help change the world.

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YOUTH

Youth Ministry
Sponsored by the United Methodist General Board of Discipleship.  This site contains information on UM Youth Events, Articles, Resources, Links as well as information on Youth '99 in Knoxville, July 28-August 1, 1999

See You At The Pole
The official website for See You At The Pole Info for youth.

Youth For Christ.
This is a great page for Youth. It would be a great offer to families looking for quality Youth Links etc. It's also a great resource site for Youth Ministers too.

True Love Waits
An international campaign that challenges your teens and college students to remain sexually abstinent until marriage. To date, hundreds of thousands of young people have signed covenant cards stating: "Believing that true love waits, I make a commitment to God, myself, my family, my friends, my future mate, and my future children to be sexually abstinent from this day until the day I enter a biblical marriage relationship."

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries
If you're looking for PRACTICAL ANSWERS to real-life issues, you'll want to thoroughly explore this site!  Containts the top concerns and questions teens face.  Topics Include: Loneliness, Priorities, Sex, Spiritual Direction, Relationships, and more! Ron Hutchcraft provides practical answers on the pressures of teen life.

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