Below are links to some really great, really helpful and informative resources.

Online Bible – ESV translation with optional audio

This free online resource has the full text of the Bible, which you can read or listen to.  The translation is ESV – English Standard Version – which is a literal translation.

Online Bible – Bible Gateway

This free site has the Bible in multiple English translations.  It is searchable by passage, keyword, or topic.  There are reading plans, devotionals, and audio resources also available.

Online Catechism

“The Small Catechism” written by Martin Luther is an excellent teaching tool which answers many common questions about the Christian faith.  All of these answers have been taken from the Bible itself.  It’s a great place to begin if you’re trying to increase your knowledge of the Bible or the Christian faith in general.

The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod (LCMS)

This is our parent organization.  If you want to learn more about Lutheranism or about the projects, missions, and activities of the organization to which St. Mark’s belongs – look here!

Christianity 101 – “Mere Christianity” by C.S. Lewis
A suggestion: “Mere Christianity” is a classic of Christian literature that explains in an easy, clear way what Christianity is about.  It’s available from all major bookstores inexpensively and from the Mississauga library in paperback, audio, and e-book formats.

Christianity 101The Bible Project

The Bible Project is an online resource that does an excellent job of explaining the Bible and the Christian world view. Among their resources are numerous short, animated videos on a wide range of topics. Highly recommended! You can find them at the link above or search for them on YouTube as well.