Bible Study:

There are a number of good Bible study sites: they each have strong points.
Here are a few you might like to look at: has a wide range of helps, and is the only site we’ve found that has the 1977 version of the NASB (the Bible Ed usually preaches from) has an large number of translations, and has easy to see Greek and Hebrew. allows several translations in parallel columns and has lots of helpful pop-ups. lets you turn off the footnotes, etc, for easy copy and pasting of scripture. is very customizable – signing up for account allows you to keep your notes online. has an excellent selection of maps and tools, easy to use word study nice search tool; use IE or Chrome to access (has problems with Firefox, Safari)

Purchasing Christian Books:

Christian Book Distributors – (large selection, discount prices)

LifeWay stores (one in Sarasota) and online (excellent source for a wide variety of Christian books and materials)

and, of course, may have what you’re looking for at a reduced price, although descriptions may not be as accurate.