Recommended Websites 2017-02-16T00:42:43+02:00

Here are some web links that we thought you would find helpful, interesting and enjoyable. They have been carefully chosen to provide ministry and information on all aspects of the Christian life and many of them are from world class ministries. However, although we have done our best to check these sites thoroughly, once you leave our site, Beauty for Ashes cannot be held responsible for the content of the other sites.

Spiritual Seekers

Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
There are some really good articles to read under ‘Spiritual Growth’ on subjects under headings like Grief Resources, Steps to Peace with God, Christianity, Crisis Situations, Discipleship, Health & Lifestyle, Relationships, Religion & Philosophy, Society & Culture.

Who is Jesus…Really?
This is a website about Jesus’ life and claims.

Bible Reading and Devotionals

This is a fantastic site where you can read the Bible in almost any version, use Strong’s Concordance, download a host of software (all for free!) and design your own Bible reading and study programmes. 25 million users can’t be wrong!

The Net Bible
A free online Bible with study notes, daily readings and more.

Christian Women Today
Daily devotionals for women.

A site where you can have devotionals, read the Bible in many versions, get Bible reading plans, spiritual help, Bible study tools, and much more.

Bible Gateway
Read the Bible online in almost any version, and find a variety of Bible reading plans, commentaries, Bible dictionaries and other study tools. It’s a great site!

Proverbs 31 Ministries
Great daily devotions that you can subscribe to for free.

Marriage and Parenting

Focus on the Family
This site covers relationships and marriage, parenting, faith, entertainment, life challenges and social issues.

Family Life
This is a ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ that focuses on marriage and parenting.

Marriage & Family
Published by Christianity Today, this magazine has many excellent online articles on the subject of marriage and parenting.

Do you need tools for transforming your marriage? There is advice on everything from pre-marriage and wedding planning to blended families, singles, intimacy, affairs, finances, grieving, divorce and remarriage. This site is recommended by both Focus on the Family and Promise Keepers.

Preventing Divorce
This website does NOT offer marriage counselling. It only serves as a directory for materials and information relating to the concept of preventing divorce. It serves as a portal offering links to marriage resources.

Christian Mommies
This site provides content on all the stages of parenting (even preconception and pregnancy), home and family, health and spirit, and special interest topics. It also features monthly columns by parenting and medical experts.

Mom’s of Faith
This site provides content on all the stages of parenting (even preconception and pregnancy), home and family, health and spirit, and special interest topics.

Emphasis on Moms
This site is focused on encouraging mothers, not only as parents, but also as individual women.

General Women’s Issues

Christian Woman Online
This website has encouraging stories and articles covering every conceivable topic of interest to women.

Women Today
This website covers absolutely everything of interest to women from recipes, marriage, parenting and singles to suicide, self-esteem, addiction and grief.

This is a women’s site run under the umbrella of “Christianity Today” magazine. It has some great articles!

Just Between Us
This is a magazine for women in ministry, founded by Jill Briscoe, but you certainly don’t have to be in the ministry to enjoy some of the online articles available here!

A Widows Might
Written by a group of widows who say: “We pray this site will be a source of refreshment and encouragement as we share our challenges, our tears, and our triumphs.”


This is the biggest Christian website in the world. The intersection of faith and life.  Christian living resources, Bible study tools, Jesus Christ.

Joyce Meyer Ministries
You will find many articles here giving help from God’s Word for whatever you’re facing.

Refirement Network
This is the place to find everything you need to plan for the second half of life. Don’t retire. Refire.

Retirement with a Purpose
This is a great site full of encouragement for living purposefully in the retirement years. It covers everything from grandparenting, to health, finances, relationships, hobbies and spiritual growth.

Women’s Ministry Leaders and Event Planners

Creative Ladies Ministry
This site is for those who run women’s ministries in their churches. It is full of creative ideas for planning meetings, with themes, printouts, icebreakers, and much more.

Women’s Ministry Toolbox
Filling your toolbox with ideas and tips that will enable your team to build a more effective Women’s Ministry.

Women’s Ministry Network
This is a source for ideas, resources, and information exchange among Christian women and ministry organisations worldwide, and best of all, it’s run by our very own 2011 BFA speaker, Jennifer Rothschild!

Thriving Pastor
This is a Focus on the Family website designed especially for those in ministry and their families.


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