Useful Websites

Reading Material

Biblegateway Search a variety of Bible versions with some of the IVP New Testament Commentaries and the older Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary.

John Wesley's Forty-four Sermons from Wikisource or from the Wesley Center Online.

John Wesley's Notes on the Bible

Leaders of Worship and Preachers Trust A resource to help worship leaders and preachers grow and develop, network and be aware of new developments.

Roots on the Web Additional materials for ROOTS Adult & All Age and ROOTS Children & Young People based on the Revised Common Lectionary.

Scripture Union - Light Materials to support Light for the Lectionary and the All Age Service Annual publications.

Wordlive Multimedia resources.

The Text this Week Lectionary, Scripture Study and Worship Links and Resources.

The Billabong Come enjoy this Australian backwater for refreshment and resources for public and private worship.

Journey with Jesus A weekly webzine for the global church, essays, books, film, poetry and music.

Working Preacher Lectionary readings, Preaching development, Culture and Context.

Facing the Challenge Training Christians to understand postmodern culture and respond in an effective, Bible based way with courses, articles, video and audio podcasts.  You'll also find 'Seize the Day' podcasts which are all about finding starting points for the Good News of Jesus Christ in our world today.

Biblefresh A movement of churches, agencies, colleges and festivals seeking to encourage and inspire churches across the UK to a greater confidence and appetite for the Word of God. Through this Biblefresh website, book, leaders guide and e-letters, there are ideas on how to deliver on the Biblefresh pledges which would be of interest to preachers, small group leaders and youth workers.

Methodist Church Art Collection Online You'll recognize these as the postcards from the Faith and Worship Course.

Faith and Worship Christian Prayers and liturgies influenced by the early Celtic Church with sermons, prayer and resources for Advent, Lent, Harvest and other Christian Festivals.


A complete list and index of Hymns and Psalms is available on the Family Friendly Churches Trust website. This includes midi music versions and PowerPoint slides.

Another source of hymn words and tunes is Oremus arranged according to the lectionary or searchable.

If you have any suggestions for further web links that would be useful for Local Preachers, please email the Website Editor.