Helpful links

VOLUNTEER & SERVING OPPORTUNITIES IN BUNCOMBE COUNTY

The Gideons International
The Gideons International is an Association of Christian business and professional men and their wives dedicated to telling people about Jesus through sharing personally and by providing Bibles and New Testaments.

Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministries (ABCCM)
This ministry is a family of local Christian congregations organized to provide individuals an opportunity to grow, mature and express their faith through fellowship and service for the joy set before us in Christ. Volunteer with ABCCM to assist in one of the following: crisis ministries, jail ministries, veteran services, medical ministries and more.

Mountain Area Pregnancy Services (MAPS)
MAPS helps with all types of pregnancy situations including counseling and grief care.  Volunteers are always needed.  See their website for a full explanation of the services they offer as well as ways you can help. 

ONLINE BIBLE APPS & STUDY TOOLS

Bible Gateway
Find all sorts of Bible translations, and research tools and resources. You can also listen to the Bible for free on this site in several different versions and languages.

Blue Letter Bible App
Read online commentaries, word searches, concordances, and other study tools from your computer, tablet or mobile device.

Bible.org
Resources on theology, discipleship, and leadership. Studies for men and women. Teaching illustrations. Downloadable Bible. Videos. Dictionaries. Book and media reviews. Question and Answer topics.

Crosswalk Devotionals Online Daily Devotionals
Sign up to have devotional newsletters e-mailed to you. Additional devotional archives on a large variety of topics.

Our Daily Bread Online Daily Devotional
Read Our Daily Bread online or listen to the Our Daily Bread Radio Station.

Purpose Driven Life
A website for pastor Rick Warren and his book “A Purpose Driven Life”. Read daily devotionals online or have it e-mailed to you.

PARENT & FAMILY MINISTRIES

Focus on the Family
This ministry offers articles, radio and Biblical discussion on relationships and marriage, parenting, faith, entertainment, life challenges and social issues.

Plugged In Online
Read Christian movie, tv and book reviews for content in positive elements, sexual content, violence, profanity, drug and alcohol content and other negative elements before viewing them with the family. A Focus on the Family ministry.

YOUNG ADULT MINISTRIES

Boundless Webzine
You can find some information on Christian dating and marriage here.

Bold Christian Living
This website has a lot of resources for the student who has a desire to grow.

Breakaway Magazine
Since 1990, Breakaway magazine has been encouraging teen guys to break away from the pressures of the world around them and to get real in a relationship with Jesus.

Brio Magazine
Brio is an Italian word that means full of energy, life and enthusiasm. It’s  a terrific definition of our readers! For 15 years,Brio has been teaching, entertaining and challenging teen girls toward a healthy self-concept and closer relationship with Jesus Christ.

CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES

Clubhouse Magazine
Clubhouse is a magazine for 8- to 12-year-old girls and boys with Bible Stories, movie reviews, crafts, and fun stories.

SOUTHERN BAPTIST RESOURCES

Southern Baptist Convention
A network of more than 50,000 cooperating churches and church-type missions banded together to make an impact of God’s Kingdom.

NC Baptist State Convention
The North Carolina chapter of the SBC which exists to assist North Carolina Baptists in achieving what God has called them to do.

International Mission Board
Connecting churches with unreached people – Connecting unreached people with the Gospel

Lifeway Christian Resources
One of the world’s largest providers of Christian products and services, including Bibles, church literature, books, music, audio and video recordings, church supplies, and Internet services.

WMU – Women’s Missionary Union
Auxiliary of the Southern Baptist Convention that seeks to equip adults, youth, children and preschoolers with missions education to become radically involved in the mission of God.

The North American Mission Board
The North American Mission Board helps Southern Baptists fulfill the Great Commission in the United States, Canada and their territories through a North American strategy for sharing Christ, starting churches and sending missionaries.

The Baptist Press – News with a Christian Perspective
Breaking news, top nat’l & int’l evangelical news, and thought-provoking opinion from Baptist Press, the daily news service of the Southern Baptist Convention.

The Biblical Recorder
Founded in 1833, the Biblical Recorder provides trusted news and information for North Carolina Baptists and beyond.