12 Mobile Tools for Growing in Faith
This group of free Apps is particularly focused on those starting out or steadily building their knowledge and faith. I will put out a list of apps most suited to those digging significantly deeper.
1. The Bible App - YOUVERSION
Hundreds of Bible versions, hundreds of reading plans, and hundreds of languages. Add your own highlights, bookmarks, and public or private notes. Customize your reading experience. Access everything when you’re connected, or download specific versions for offline use.
IOS - https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/bible/id282935706?mt=8
2. Bible App 4 Kids
Through interactive adventures and beautiful animations, kids explore the big stories of the Bible. The Bible App for Kids is a delight-filled experience designed to encourage kids to return again and again. It’s the beginning of a lifelong love of God’s Word.
IOS - https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/bible-for-kids/id668692393?mt=8
Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bible.kids
BIBLE STUDY APPS
3. Bible+ (Olive Tree App)
The Olive Tree Bible Study App – Bible+ has been designed for deeper Bible study, join over 4 million users on “The Bible Study App.” Learn from great scholars through thousands of resources including commentaries, maps, and dictionaries all available off-line. If you like to highlight Bible verses, take notes, bookmark passages and have everything sync to all your devices, then this is your Bible Study App. Now comes with the free ESV and KJV Bibles
IOS - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/biblereader-free/id332615624?mt=8
Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=biblereader.olivetree
4. Faith Life Bible Study App
The Faithlife Study bible app puts a wide array of Bible Study tools on your mobile devices, including the Lexham Bible Dictionary, Lexham English Bible, Shared notes and reading plans, 400 photos, videos and infographics.
Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.logos.androidfaithlife
iOS - https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/faithlife-study-bible/id485998842?mt=8
NEW BELIEVERS / SEEKERS
ONE 2 ONE, written by Steve Murrell, discusses in simple language the basic yet fundamental foundations of following Jesus. It is meant to be shared in a one-on-one setting, one chapter at a time. It is a practical walk-through to help new believers take “baby steps” in their new-found relationship with God.
IOS - https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/one-2-one-booklet/id501281634?mt=8
Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.everynation.one2one
6. Next Steps
Get a strong start on your spiritual walk with Jesus. This FREE app will guide you through a powerful series of life lessons and take you through the steps to grow in your journey with Jesus Christ today. It leads you through 30 days of devotionals, videos and bible reading. This can help you to gain momentum in your new life in Christ.
IOS - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/next-steps/id663385300?mt=8
Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gmo.nextsteps&hl=en
7. Alpha (White tile one)
Welcome to the official Alpha Course application. Included in the App is Video messages on the different topics, including 'Who is Jesus?, Why did Jesus die?, How can we have faith? And more.
Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fcbh.dbp.alpha
8. Multiply Movement
This is self described as “a simple, practical, biblical, helpful, and personal tool for disciples of Jesus who want to make disciples of Jesus.” Multiply is written by Francis Chan and endorsed by David Platt. The Multiply Material is a 24-session discipleship experience where one person helps another understand what it means to follow Jesus, study scripture, and be the church.
Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=mx.x10.ampers.multiply
iOS - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/multiply-disciples-making/id715832775?mt=8
9. Share Faith
The Share Your Faith App helps you easily explain and share the most important concepts from the bible. This makes it simple for you to walk someone through the red zone and bring them over to God.
Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.howtoshareyourfaith.ShareYourFaith
iOS - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/share-your-faith-hd/id531187261?mt=8
10. SES APP – Southern Evangelical Seminary
Christian apologetics. Articles, Audio, Video, Blogs, and more from today's best defenders of the Christian Faith... Including William Lane Craig, Lee Strobel, Josh McDowell, William Dembski, Frank Turek, Hugh Ross, Dinesh D'Souza, Gary Habermas, and many more!
iOS - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ses-apologetics-app/id564961699?mt=8
Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/detailsid=com.subsplash.thechurchapp.southernevangelicalseminary
11. Reasonable faith with William Lane Craig
With this free app you get access to Dr. William Lane Craig’s weekly Q&A, articles, audio and video of debates and talks, including Dr. Craig’s popular Reasonable Faith Podcast and Defenders Podcast.
Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/detailsid=com.subsplash.thechurchapp.reasonablefaith&hl=en
iOS - https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/reasonable-faith/id470571100?mt=8
12. Stand to Reason
Get equipped anywhere, anytime with Stand to Reason’s free Android app. Stand to Reason trains Christians to think more clearly about their faith and to make an even-handed, incisive, yet gracious defense for classical Christianity and classical Christian values.
IOS - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/stand-to-reason/id372101808?mt=8
Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.subsplash.thechurchapp.standtoreason
Any other apps you think may benefit those in their journey as Disciples?