Free Bible Training

Links and Free Resources for Bible training, online seminaries, free bible schools and books.

Do you feel called to become a preacher, evangelist or bible teacher? Do you want to learn more about the Bible and Theology? Besides IFEBS there are many other free courses in Bible and Theology available that will help you in your studies of the Bible and Theology. Some churches accept you as a pastor or teacher if you studied at an institute like Christian Leaders Institute, Birmingham Theological Seminary or others like the Online Bible Institute (Vineyard) and, if you’re willing to pay for it, Third Mill Seminary.


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Affordable and Free Bible Colleges and training

Listed below are online seminaries, bible schools and online training. We have tried to include only those institutes that have a good reputation.

There are many, many more toosl for Bible research available online as well as offline. Do you have link suggestions? Please contact us.

*) Institutes who are tuition free and/or offer huge discounts for migrants, minorities, people living in the developing world.

Bible Study en Research

  • Bible Gateway
    Bible Gateway is a searchable online Bible in more than 200 versions and 70 languages that you can freely read, research, and reference anywhere. With a library of audio Bibles, a mobile app, devotionals, email newsletters, and other free resources, Bible Gateway equips you not only to read the Bible, but to understand it.
  • is a broadly evangelical website with free access to the NET Bible with over 60,000 translators’ notes and a collection of thousands of biblically based articles, Bible studies, sermons, and various other trustworthy Bible study resources.
    Bibles Net. com is giving people access to everything from A to Z about Christianity and to be a follower of Jesus.
  • Bible Study Tools is the largest free online Bible website for verse search and in-depth studies. The online library includes well known and trusted commentaries including the popular Matthew Henry Commentary, concordances like Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance and Naves Topical Concordance, Bible dictionaries, Biblical encyclopedias and historical Christian and church books including Fox’s Book of Martyrs.
  • BibleTruth
    Thousands of books, commentaries, charts, magazines, tracts and articles.
  • Blue Letter Bible
    Blue Letter Bible provides powerful tools for an in-depth study of God’s Word through their free online reference library, with study tools that are grounded in the historical, conservative Christian faith.
  • Christian Bible Reference Site
    The Christian Bible Reference Site is devoted to better understanding the Bible and its messages for the modern world.
  • KingComments
    Free online Bible Commentary in Dutch, English and German by Dutch bible-teacher and writer Ger de Koning together with Tony Jonathan and Ron Vellekoop. A very comprehensive, complete and free online Bible commentary that we highly recommend.
  • NET.Bible
    A very good online study bible – the Classic version is available here. See also Highly recommended for serious Bible research!
  • Study Bible
    Read and Search the Bible in Greek, Hebrew, English, Latin, and other parallel versions. Study online Hebrew and Greek interlinear translations and Bibles with Strong’s Greek and Hebrew Lexicon numbers attached.
  • StudyLight
    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, Concordances, Language tools, Historical writings and more.
  • YouVersion
    Free online Bibles in many translations, also offers apps for smartphones.

Christian resources

  • Asbury Theological Seminar ePlace
    ePlace is designed to promote the open access of material from the Wesleyan and Holiness traditions to be shared with a global audience. It also serves as a place to preserve rare and difficult to locate material and encourage academic research and ongoing dialog between scholars in the field.
  • Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS)
  • BibleMapper
    Create Bible Maps online and for free!
  • BibleServer
    Tools for webmasters, compare translations, create personal notes, images, video’s.
  • Chapel Library
    Chapel Library’s mission is sending Christ-centered literature worldwide without charge. Chapel Library offers almost 1000 titles in English, 200 in Spanish, and dozens in other languages. We use textbooks from Chapel Library, amongst others, for our program.
  • Christian Bible Reference
    The Christian Bible Reference Site is devoted to better understanding the Bible and its messages for the modern world.
  • Christian Classic Ethereal Library
    A huge collection of classic christian books and electronic edition of the Early Church Fathers series.
  • Christian History Institute
    Christian History is a non-profit organization that provides Christian history resources and self-study material at low or no cost. Christian History Institute seeks to bring the story of the church to the people of the church, to see the best in every Christian tradition, and to acknowledge the full and honest story of the church universal.
  • Founders Ministries
    Founders Ministries exists for the recovery of the gospel and the reformation of churches.
  • GotQuestions
    Hundreds of thousands Bible Questions Answered.
  • Monergism
    Articles, MP3s & Resources on the Historic (Reformed) Christian Faith, a curated link directory that captures and categorizes the best free theological content on the internet.
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  • Theology on the Web.
    A massive online collection of books and studymaterials! Purpose of this website is to “make high quality theological material available freely throughout the world, thus providing Bible teachers and pastors with the resources they need to spread the Gospel in their countries.”