Updated as of May 4, 2007
Scholarly Resources for the Study of Scripture
Society of Biblical Literature This is the official site of the professional association for biblical scholars.
This site provides a wide array of links by subject to academic literature related to Old Testament interpretation.
Dr. Marc Goodacre of the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom has compiled an excellent site for NT research.
Text Week. This site is conceived of as a guide for lectionary preachers and teachers. It contains links to on-line resources that are accessible via a Scripture index. Among the bonuses on this site is an index to works of art related to various biblical texts. Great stuff.
Catalyst Catalyst is an evangelical periodical which offers original articles and review essays of current critical thinking. Very helpful.
Blogs by Biblical Scholars
Ben witherington III
BWIII is a prolific author and leading NT scholar. His blog offers commentary of movies, politics, and insights into biblical texts that he is currently working on. Ben teaches at Asbury Theological Seminary.
Lawson Stone Lawson teaches Old Testament on the Wilmore campus of Asbury Theological Seminary. He is my colleague, but during my own seminary days, Lawson was one of my favorite teachers. He is a brilliant mind and exegete.
Ken teaches NT at Indiana Wesleyan University. His blog is substantive and engages issues from biblical interpretation to Wesleyan-Arminian theology to contemporary politics. See also his writing page.
Bishop Wright is not only a leading figure in the Church of England, but he is also arguably the most influential NT scholar of his generation.
Cafe Apocalypsis This site is written by Alan Bandy, a graduate student writing a dissertation on the book of Revelation.
Better Bibles Blog This blog focuses on issues of Bible translation. Its essays are substantive and helpful.
Mark D. Roberts. Mark has a Ph.D. in New Testament and serves a church in California. His blog contains many excellent essays as well as key links and resources.
Claude Mariottini. Dr. Mariottini is professor of Old Testament at Northern Baptist Seminary. The purpose of his blog is to bring a biblical worldview to bear on contemporary issues, particularly ones related to the message of the Old Testament
Asbury Theological Seminary The official site for Asbury Theological Seminary.
Wesley Center for Applied Theology An amazing resource of all things Wesleyan — including the works of John Wesley, Charles Wesley, John Fletcher, and tons of writings from the American Holiness movement.
The Wesleyan Church The official site of the Wesleyan Church.
Bible Forum This site is maintained by a group of scholars and pastors in the Wesleyan tradition. It deals substantively with issues of biblical interpretation.
Favorite Ministry Sites
Brian Russell’s Xanga blog
Keith Drury’s Writing Page . Keith teaches at Indiana Wesleyan University and posts regularly on a variety of subjects.
David Drury’s Writing page David is a Wesleyan pastor and a gifted writer.
Asbury Blog This site offers links to various students, professors, and alumni who blog regularly.
Simply Bridges Simply Bridges is also the web designer of the Real Meal site. I recommend her to anyone seeking to establish a professional looking website.
Alex McManus Alex is an innovative church leader who directs the Origins Project and International Mentoring Network.
James Petticrew James is a Scottish pastor and church planter, who is currently enrolled in Asbury Beeson Pastor Program. He will be launching Mosaic Edinburgh in Summer 2006.
Octavio Martinez Octavio is a pastor of Sojourn in Los Angeles. He also is part of the International Mentoring Network.
House Church blog. This blog focuses on resources for house churches. It includes many helpful links.
Matt Guthrie. Matt is a pastor in North Carolina. He was one of the first students that I ever taught at Asbury back in the mid-nineties when I was cutting my teeth as a Teaching Fellow in the biblical languages.
Kouya Chronicle. The website of Eddie and Sue Arthur. Good resource for missions and Bible translation.
Sites that have Linked to Real Meal Ministries (Not Included in above groupings)
Ron’s Random Ruminations
Providence United Methodist Church This is a church served by one of my former students, Devin Schultz in Valdosta, Georgia.
Wesley Blog This blog discusses issues related to Methodism as well as maintains a large Methodist blogroll.
Maggie’s Farm This is a fun blog that deals with politics, culture, religion, and Bob Dylan! One of the bloggers at Maggie’s Farm, Bird Dog, is a Real Meal reader and provides links to my blogs from time to time.
Urban Army Gordon C. is a mission minded officer in the Salvation Army.
News for Christians This site offers links to other Christian sites as well as providing news stories related to Christianity.
Kelani’s Groove…Living to the beat of the big drum. The blog of Keith Whittingham.
Faster Unto Thee. The blog of Russell Veldman. Free Methodist pastor/theologian and a former student from my days as a Teaching Fellow on Asbury’s Wilmore campus (1994-96)
UK Salvationist. Blog of Salvationist serving in Latvia.
The Greatest Story Ever Told. Blog of Pastor Jim Morrow.
Kingdom Come. Blog of Wesleyan Pastor Rod Pickett.
Blogs by My Students
John the Methodist. An extraordinary Methodist blogger. Combines a review of serious issues within Church and Society with offbeat humor.
Asbury Blog Roll
The Methodist Blog Roll
This is a list of Methodist bloggers of various theological stripes.Â It is dominated by United Methodists but there are a few Wesleyans and Nazarenes as well.
Â Auto Racing Sites
Yes, the rumors are true. I am an unrepentant lover of auto racing (NASCAR, IRL, and F-1).
Jayski’s Silly Season Site
The Official NASCAR Site