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Christianity Basically – The Trinity

What does it mean for Christians to believe in the Trinity?

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Christians believe in the Trinity – that is, in God as Father, Son and Holy Spirit. It is important to realise that this does not mean that Christians believe in three gods – they do not. Christians believe in one God that has three parts. Christians […]

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Big Questions: Do we have choice?

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What does the Bible mean when it says that, ‘We are made in God’s image?’ How does this fit in with freewill? Why did God create us with freewill? What are the consequences and responsibilities of freewill? In this short film Mark and Sarah discuss […]

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Big Questions: What is Sin?

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Sin – it’s a small word but a huge concept. For some it has come to mean little more than a guilty pleasure, but for Christians sin offers an explanation for many of the problems we see in the world around us. In this film, […]

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Big Questions: What are the gifts of the Spirit?

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Christians believe in a ‘Triune God’ – that is one God that has three parts, God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. The Bible talks about one  Holy Spirit as the one who is sent by God to help Christians live their […]

Meet a Christian

What does it mean for a young person to be a Christian?

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Meet a Christian

What does it mean for a young person to be a Christian?

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Some young Christians explain what it is to be friends with God through Jesus.

Meet a Christian – James

What does it mean to James to be a Christian?

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Meet a Christian – James

What does it mean to James to be a Christian?

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James explains what it is to be a follower of Jesus.

Meet a Christian – Archbishop John Sentamu

How did the Archbishop of York become a Christian?

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Meet a Christian – Archbishop John Sentamu

How did the Archbishop of York become a Christian?

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The Archbishop of York explains how he became a Christian and the impact that had on his life.

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What are the Milestones in a Christian's life?

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What are the Milestones in a Christian's life?

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What are the big ‘milestones’ you’ve experienced in your life? Maybe you can remember the first day you went to school. Maybe it was a time you moved to a new place to live. Maybe you’ve even moved country. Life is full of these big […]

Guidance

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Guidance

Starter activity

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This is a fun starter activity or illustration to introduce students to why Christians trust God to guide them.   Preparation: Find a big, simple poster of something appealing, e.g. a popular cartoon or band. Mount this onto card and then cut it up to make […]

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Suffering – God’s fault?

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“A US judge has thrown out a case against God, ruling that because the defendant has no address, legal papers cannot be served. The suit was launched by Nebraska state senator Ernie Chambers, who said he might appeal against the ruling. He sought a permanent […]