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Prayers and Readings for a Funeral

A loved one dies.  You need to help plan or participate in the funeral or memorial service.

This may help:

Funeral Prayers

Prayers, Poety, Familiar Quotations

Readings From the Bible

A Prayer for those facing death

Complete Funeral Planner


Top Ten Verses of the Bible

Given sufficient time to study just ten passages from the Bible, these are the passages I would select. Among these are some of the most memorable and most popular, but mere popularity is not the main reason for selecting these. Here, then, is my “best of the Bible” list, and why I selected each passage. Here follows the list in chronological order. Read more …


Sources of Symbolism in Christianity

Sources of Symbolism in Christianity
Christianity is, and always has been, a faith that finds expression in highly visual ways … through painting and sculpture, image, icon, symbol, design, and other non-verbal means. We take a look at the principal varieties of Christian symbolism, both traditional and contemporary.


Alphabet of Affirmations

An Alphabet of Inspirational Bible Verses
Searching for a quotation from the Bible for help or inspiration? Try our alphabet of Biblical affirmations.

OR … our list of the ten most popular passages from the Bible.


Religions of the World

What are the largest religions of the world? What are their membership statistics, relative size, locations, rankings? Find out now simply by looking at our tables, charts and maps. The Top Religions of the World


What is the Trinity

What is the Trinity?
The Trinity is one of the important doctrines of classical Christian theology in which God is depicted as being manifest in three persons: God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Three persons, but one God. Many find this doctrine confusing. Here’s a simple, common sense explanation.


The World’s Best Bible

Sample It Now
The New Revised Standard Version of the Bible is considered by biblical scholars to be the best translation available and the The New Oxford Annotated edition of the NRSV is outstanding. Sample the text now and see what I mean. You might try looking up your favorite passage to get a sense of what the editors were up to.


The Spirit Diet

Are you seeking a path not only to weight loss, but a more healthy and fulfilling life?  The Spirit Diet focuses not on the bad foods that you should avoid (you already know what those are!), but on the wonderful, tasty and delicious foods that tend to improve health and well being at every level, including spiritual health.  Care of the body and care of the soul in a comprehensive program to improve your quality of life, that’s the Spirit Diet.


Bible Atlas

Bible Atlas
A complete atlas to the Bible featuring high quality maps covering all the place names one is likely to encounter in reading the text. This is an essential tool for anyone wanting to follow, and make sense of the scriptures of the Hewbrew Bible as well as the New Testament.  Bible Atlas


Prayer and Dr. Martin Luther King

Spiritual resources for celebrating the birthday of the civil rights leader, including prayers and other readings.