Digital Resources for the Spiritual Life

Below you will find a few digital resources that may serve as aids to your spiritual journey.  Click the image on the left to learn more.  

Immerse yourself into God's Word! Immerse is a six-volume, specially-formatted Bible created with one goal in mind: to provide the best Bible reading experience possible. Read on your own, or better yet, join a River Life Life Group to reflect on God's Word together.

YouVersion is a free Bible app for your phone, tablet or computer, bringing God's Word, ad-free, into your daily life. It provides an extensive list of free translations, some of which are downloadable for offline use. Audio options are also available.

Bible Gateway is a website that lets you read, search and interact with the Bible. They provide several tools and resources to support you in those activities--things like Bible reading plans, devotionals, Bible reference works, and more. At its core, Bible Gateway is about engaging with the text of the Bible. Specifically, they make the Bible available in a variety of different languages and translations. 

The Bible Project is a non-profit animation studio that produces short-form, fully animated videos to make the biblical story accessible to everyone, everywhere. They create videos, podcasts, and study guides that explore the Bible unified story. The videos may be particularly helpful aids for providing study groups or individuals with the big picture of a book or section of the Bible prior to reading. 

Start your day with the Bible in One Year, a free Bible reading app with commentary by Nicky and Pippa Gumbel. Nicky Gumbel is the Vicar (pastor) of the Anglican Church, Holy Trinity Brompton, in London,  England, and is the pioneer of Alpha.

Pray As You Go is a guided daily prayer session, designed to go with you wherever you go. Whether it is while commuting, doing household chores, or going for a walk, this can be a great resource to guide you into prayer and scripture meditation. Produced by Jesuit Media Initiatives, the aim is to: 

1) Become more aware of God's presence in your life

2) Listen to and reflect on God's Word

3) Grow in your relationship with God

The Centering Prayer app from Contemplative Outreach is available for both iPhone and Android and supports one's daily prayer practice commitment. Beautiful, elegant and peaceful, the app includes and adjustable timer, as well as opening and closing prayer options that may be read before and after centering prayer. Click the image to visit Contemplative Outreach's website and learn more about the app and centering prayer.