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Our Daily Bread Christian University (ODBCU) offers free, online resources for learners of all levels. Whether you’re a Sunday school teacher, small-group leader, youth worker, or simply someone who wants to gain a better understanding of the Christian faith, there are online courses to help you grow. Most courses offer free supplemental content—such as individual and small-group study guides—making it easy to adapt the content into any ministry’s Bible-training program.

Courses Recommended by Calvary's Pastoral Staff

New Testament Survey

This series of twelve short courses provides a survey of the New Testament. You’ll cover vital information regarding the birth and ministry of Jesus, the ministry of the disciples, the background and context of the New Testament books, and the growth of the early church. Scripture is the primary focus of these studies, but the courses also provide an important backdrop of relevant cultural, geographical, linguistic, and historical contexts in which the texts were written.


For those who want to not only grow in their own faith but help others do the same, the SoulCare series taught by Dr. Larry Crabb is a great resource. Composed of four courses, this series will help you understand the dynamics of spiritual growth and common challenges associated with obtaining and maintaining a closer spiritual walk with Christ.

Other Topics Available

Over 100 free, high-quality, self-paced online courses are available in the following subjects:

  • Apologetics
  • Counseling
  • Church History
  • Hermeneutics
  • Ministry Leadership
  • Old & New Testament
  • Spiritual Formation
  • Systematic Theology
  • World Missions
  • Worldview & Ethics
  • Youth Ministry