Nearly everyday, I’m asked for my recommendations on everything from Bible study reference books to Bible journaling supples. I created this resource page to easily list recommended services, products, and companies that I use and/or those I know are valuable. This way you can quickly find great products and services all in one place
Best Bible Study Reference Books and Bibles
NKJV Hebrew-Greek Key Word Study Bible – The Hebrew-Greek Key Word Study Bible identifies key words of the original languages with clear explanations of their meanings and usage. This Bible is easy-to-use and includes the Strong’s Dictionary numbering system for easy reference.
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery – This unique reference offers an encyclopedic exploration of topics not found in ordinary Bible dictionaries, including images, symbols, motifs, metaphors, and literary patterns of the Bible. This is my go-to source for Bible symbolism.
Vine’s Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words – This book allows you to easily access the alphabetized English equivalents of Greek or Hebrew words from which they are translated. Includes the most significant biblical words illustrated by Scripture passages, comments, cross-references, ancient and modern meanings, precise etymologies, historical notes, and clearly defined technical information. Vine’s Dictionary is a must-have for serious Bible study students.
I have a complete list of my top recommended Bible study tools to enhance your Bible study experience and help you learn and grow in the Word.
Best Christian Subscription Boxes
God’s Glory Box – One of my absolute favorites! I am a subscriber and an avid fan of God’s Glory Box. I’ve given them as gifts, too! You can grab a discount code to try a month (or longer) subscription in this post.
Faithbox – This fantastic box makes a wonderful gift for you or a friend. Each month, you’ll receive a new daily devotional as well as hand-picked items from companies that “do good”. Faithbox is one of the top Christian subscription boxes available today.
Best Bible Journaling and War Binder Supplies
Illustrated Faith – THE destination for Bible journaling and other faith-related craft supplies. Illustrated Faith offers everything from stamps to stickers and washi to complete Bible journaling kits. I love this site and their passion for encouraging creative worship.
Scrapbook.com – A long-time staple in the creative community, scrapbook.com sells so much more than just scrapbooking supplies! You can find everything from paint to paper and from punches to planners. I won’t even admit how much money I spend on this site each month – hehehe.
Illustrating Bible – This is THE ultimate Bible for Bible journaling. I’ll admit, it’s a bit pricey, but with pages 75% thicker than a standard Bible, wide margins for plenty of creative room and a spiral binding to lay flat while you are focused on creative worship, you just can’t find a better Bible for Bible journaling than the Illustrating Bible.
ESV Single Column Journaling Bible – If you aren’t quite ready to spring for the Cadillac of journaling Bibles, the ESV Single Column Journaling Bible is a great choice. I use this one regularly for Bible journaling and love the creamy pages, wide margins and durable cover. It is one of two Bibles for Bible journaling that I use regularly.
Tombow – Mono Multi Liquid Glue – This versatile glue applicator features both a no-clog and dual-tipped function. The non-toxic, acid-free, and washable marker comes with one end as a pen tip and the other as a broad tip to fit all of your scrapbooking application needs. Use the glue marker straight from the applicator to make a permanent bond. Multi Liquid Glue is my top choice for a wet adhesive.
Scotch ATG – Adhesive Applicator Gun – Before finding this gem, I would use standard tape runners only to have to use a refill every few days. The ATG adhesive gun is easy to use and each roll of adhesive includes 60 yards – you won’t run out of adhesive in the middle of a projects anymore!
Dylusions Creative Dyary Mini Glue Stick – If you could fall in love with a glue stick, I have with this one! The package includes three fast-drying adhesive sticks that are permanent, non-toxic, acid free and dries clear. Dylusions Creative Dyary Glue Sticks are the BEST glue sticks for the highest quality results.
Tonic Studios Tim Holtz 7″ Scissors – I have THREE pairs of these scissors! I use them for absolutely everything crafty from “fussy cutting” to snipping ribbon and everything in between. These serrated scissors have a soft grip handle and cut like butter. These Tonic Studios Tim Holtz Scissors have been my favorite for years.
Fiskars 12″ Portable Rotary Paper Trimmer – I think I’ve owned at least 8 brands of paper trimmers over the years and I always go back to Fiskars. This portable rotary paper trimmer is high quality, durable and provides the most accurate cuts on a stable base. I love this one for the cut bar and smudge bar and the SHARP blade.
Illustrated Faith Bible Journaling Kits – New kits each month, based on a different theme in your walk with God. Kits may include photopolymer stamps, stickers, washi tape, die cuts and more. It’s like Christmas morning every time I purchase one of these fantastic kits.
I’ve compiled the ultimate list of Bible journaling gifts and supplies full of wonderful creative goodies and must-haves.
Best Productivity Tools and Resources
Ultimate Bundles Productivity Bundle – God has only given us so many hours in a day and just like any other resource that He has blessed us with, we need to use it wisely. In this best-selling bundle, you’ll receive dozens of resources including planner pages, ebooks, courses and so much more to help you gain more hours in your day and week to spend with those you love. Use this bundle to gain back hours in your life!
Cozi – Cozi is an amazing app you can use to organize your whole life and family. Cozi is free, easy-to-use, and multi-award winning app. You can do so much with it including calendar management, grocery lists, recipes, meal planning and more.
Trello – Trello is my organizing “ride or die”! I used it for everything including storing passwords, gift ideas and sizes for family members, blog post ideas and so much more. It’s like a digital bulletin board and can help you organize everything! There’s both free and paid versions of Trello. I use the free and a few “power-ups”. I absolutely love it!
Best Housecleaning Tools and Time Savers
Shark Ion Robot Vac – With 3 dogs and 5 cats we need to vacuum every day. This Shark Ion Robot Vacuum is a HUGE timesaver! It includes the option to set a timer for automatic vacuuming and can even be operated from your phone! Highly recommended vacuum.
BISSELL PowerFresh Steam Mop – Once the vacuuming is done, you’ll need to mop. The PowerFresh steam mop cleans tile, hardwood or any hard surface so easily! The mop heads are washable (no more wasting money on refillable pads) and only steam is used. (I use the optional fragranced distilled water). I love this steam mop!
Best Blogging Tools and Courses
$100,000 Climb (Formerly Billionaire Blog Club) – This course took me from beginning blogger to explosive growth in a few short months. Covering everything from SEO to Email and from Funnels to Pinterest, I “cut my blogging teeth” here. The support , training and community are outstanding. If you are serious about starting a blog or growing your existing blog. DTC is THE course to help get you where you want to be. It’s just $1 to join this course with the option to add on for other modules and courses.
Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing – Affiliate marketing is a great way to boost your income from blogging, but mainly, it is a way to share your favorite products and services with your readers. In this course, Michelle, a hugely successful blogger, shares her tips on succeeding in affiliate marketing and how it helped her to live in a boat or RV full-time!. Highly recommended.
If you are a blogger, you try to diversify where your traffic comes from. If you are ready to up your SEO game, you will want to learn from a Master. In Simple Stupid SEO, Mike lays it all out and gives tons of tools to improve the SEO (and organic traffic) on your site.
If you are new to SEO and just want to “get your feet wet” or understand SEO and want to up your game, I highly recommend Easy On Page SEO by Debbie Gartner