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A space for resources to help RE teachers and their students explore the Christian faith

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Issues: Evil and Suffering

JB Gill explains his view, as a Christian, on suffering

Issues: Stewardship

JB Gill explains his view of the environment and stewardship

Situation Ethics

Making moral decisions...

Social Justice: A Christian Repsonse

An interview with Christian activist, Shane Claiborne

Why do Christians believe in God?

JB Gill's shares the reason he has a Christian faith

Why is the Bible Important to Christians?

JB Gill explains why he values the Bible

A Christian Response to Social Issues

Discover what Christians believe about different issues affecting society today

A Christian's Response to Suffering

One Christian's story

Agape

What kind of love does God have for us?

Art as Worship

How can art help connect people to God?

Atonement

(Higher)

Atonement: Barabbas' Story

What can we learn about atonement from the story of the Barabbas?

Bible: An Overview

The Story of the Bible in 5 minutes

Bible: Evidence for its Reliability

Archaeological evidence for the authority of the Bible

Bible: How is it Structured?

What do the books of the Bible contain?

Bible: How is the Bible helpful for Christians?

What can the Bible teach them?

Bible: The Big Story

A modern parable, telling the Bible's story, from beginning to end...

Can Science and a Belief in God be Compatible?

One Christian's perspective

Charity: Send a Cow

How does Send a Cow help the poor in Africa?

Charity: Tearfund

An exploration of the work of Tearfund

Charity: Traidcraft

How does Traidcraft help the poorest of people?

Christian Key Words and Definitions

Christmas: Advent

How do Christians prepare for Christmas?

Christmas: Church Practices at Christmas

How is Christmas celebrated in churches?

Christmas: The Key People in the Nativity

Discover more about the characters in the Christmas nativity story...

Church: A Day in the Life of a Monk

Read through this timeline to find out how a monk's day is structured...

Church: A Welsh Chapel

What is life like in a Welsh Chapel?

Church: Anglican Worship

How is liturgy used in the Church of England?

Church: Christian Denominations

What is it like to lead a Christian community?

Church: Christians United

How do churches meet together in their communities?

Church: Christians United

Do Christians from different churches ever meet together?

Church: Communion

What do Christians celebrate at Communion, and why is it so important?

Church: Communion

Why and how do Christians celebrate this really important shared meal?

Church: Cornish Saints

Learn about some more Cornish Saints

Church: Cornish Saints

Read about famous saints from Cornwall

Church: Denominations

Why are there different denominations?

Church: Dissolution of the Monasteries

How did Henry VIII's personal life affect the Church in the 16th century?

Church: History of the Church of Scotland

How did the Church of Scotland begin?

Church: History of the Early Church

How did the Church begin?

Church: How Did the Roman Catholic Church Start?

Find out about how Emperor Constantine introduced Christianity to the Roman Empire

Church: How to Become a Monk or a Friar

Can you become a monk overnight?

Church: Inside an Orthodox Church

Explore the key features of an Orthodox church

Church: Inside an Orthodox Church

An orthodox Christian's guide to their church

Church: John Smyth and the Baptist Church

How did the Baptist Church begin?

Church: Life in a Monastery

How do monks live their lives?

Church: Life in the Church of Scotland

Sacraments in the Church of Scotland

Church: Life of a Welsh Chapel Minister

Cymraeg and English versions

Church: Roman Catholic Leaders

What is the role of the Catholic priest?

Church: Roman Catholic Mass

How do Catholics worship God?

Church: Saint Piran

Why is Saint Piran so important?

Church: Structure of the Anglican Church

Who is who in the Anglican Church?

Church: The Baptist Church

What's life in a Baptist Church like?

Church: The Baptist Church

How did the Baptist Church begin?

Church: The Book of Common Prayer

How did the Book of Common Prayer come about?

Church: The Church of Scotland

What is worship in the Church of Scotland like?

Church: The Church of Scotland's Work in the Community

How does the Church of Scotland care for the community?

Church: The Early Church

What were the very first churches like?

Church: The Elim Pentecostal Church

How did the Elim Pentecostal Church begin?

Church: The English Reformation

How did it come about?

Church: The Free Church of Scotland

One person's experience of life in the Free Church of Scotland

Church: The Free Church of Scotland

How did it start, and how is it different?

Church: The Methodist Church

What is life like in a Methodist Church?

Church: The Methodist Movement

How did the Methodist Church start?

Church: The Orthodox Church

What does an Orthodox Church look like?

Church: The Pope

Learn all about the leader of the Roman Catholic Church...

Church: The Quakers

What does it mean to be a Quaker?

Church: The Quakers

How did the Quaker movement begin?

Church: The Roman Catholic Church

What is the Catholic Church?

Church: The Salvation Army

What is it like to be a member of the Salvation Army?

Church: The Salvation Army

What does the Salvation Army do?

Church: The United Reform Church

What is the URC?

Church: Visit Three Types of Church

Come & see inside different types of church buildings

Church: Visiting an Anglican Church

What is life like in the Anglican Church?

Church: Why do people become monks?

Listen to one monk's experience

Communion: Remembering Jesus' Death

How do Christians remember Jesus' death on the cross?

Conversion Experience

Cymraeg and English versions

Conversion Experience

Learn from Christians about why they decided to follow Christ...

Conversion Experience

How can a new faith impact someone's life?

Conversion Experience: A Changed Life

From criminal to Christian

Creation: A Timeline of the Creation Story

What does Genesis 1 say about how the world was created?

Creation: Did God Make Dinosaurs?

Why aren't they mentioned in the Bible?

Creation: Science vs Religion

Could they both be right?

Creation: Science vs Religion

Is it possible for the scientific and biblical accounts of creation to be compatible?

Creation: The Anthropic Theory

God in Creation: The 'Anthropic Principle'

Creation: Theory of Evolution

God in Creation: 'Irreducible Complexity'

Crime and Punishment

What is the Christian view?

Crime and Punishment

What are the Christian attitudes to crime and punishment?

Does God Exist? Science & Faith

Can they be compatible?

Does God Exist? The Classical Arguments

What are the Classical Arguments for God's existence?

Does God Exist? The God Delusion

An exploration of Richard Dawkin's atheist arguments, with some Christian responses

Does God Exist? The Modern Arguments

What are the Modern Arguments for God's existence?

Drugs & Alcohol

How do Christians view drugs & alcohol?

Easter: 40acts @Lent

A different way to celebrate Lent

Easter: A Catholic Celebration of Maundy Thursday

What happens during a Catholic Maundy Thursday service?

Easter: A Good Friday Service in a Catholic Church

How do Catholics remember Jesus' death?

Easter: An Overview of the Key Events

A look at the main events of Easter

Easter: Catholic Vigil

How do Catholics celebrate the resurrection of Jesus?

Easter: Holy Week

A series of videos exploring the events of Holy Week

Easter: Lent

What happens during Lent?

Easter: Maundy Thursday

What do Christians remember on Maundy Thursday?

Easter: Maundy Thursday

How do churches mark Maundy Thursday?

Easter: Resurrection Evidence

What happened to Jesus' body?

Easter: The Crucifixion

Details of Jesus death

Environment: A Rocha

How does A Rocha respond to the present environmental crisis?

Environment: Biblical Teaching on Caring for the Wolrd

What does the Bible teach about the world we live in?

Environment: What do Christians Believe?

Learn about why Christians believe they are stewards of the earth

Evil and Suffering

The Problem of Evil and Suffering

Evil and Suffering: A Christian Response

What do Christians think about suffering?

Evil and Suffering: A Christian Response

What is Tearfund's vision and purpose?

Evil and Suffering: A Christian Response

If God is a saviour, how come bad things still happen?

Evil and Suffering: Where Does Evil Come From?

A Christian view

Faith: Answered Prayer

A Christian woman's experience of infertility

Faith: Answers to Prayer

Listen to a Christian's experience of God answering her prayers...

Faith: Inspired Art

How has their faith inspired these artists and their work?

Faith: Living the Christian Life

Chip Kendall shares some thoughts

Faith: The Nicene Creed

What do all Christians believe?

Faith: What does it mean to be a Christian?

Listen to some Christians about what their faith means to them

Faith: Why Do People Choose to Follow Jesus Today?

Christians explain the reason for their faith

Festivals: All Saints' Day

Why is All Saints' Day celebrated?

Festivals: Harvest Festivals

How do Christians celebrate harvest?

Free Will

What do Christians believe about choice and free will?

Freedom from Addiction

Emma's Testimony

Freedom from Addiction

Emma's testimony

God's Response to Sin

Why did Jesus die on the cross?

God, Science and Faith

Does science disprove religion?

God: Does God Exist?

Reasons for belief in God

God: Evidence for His Existence

Where can we find proof that he exists?

God: Grace

Learning resource and exam questions

God: How Can We Be Sure He Exists?

What is God like?

How can a good God allow suffering?

Where is God in the midst of suffering?

How do Christians make moral decisions?

Deciding right and wrong...

How Does God Help Christians During Times of Suffering?

One Christian's experience

How Does God Help Christians During Times of Suffering?

Phil's Story

How does the Bible influence the lifestyle choices Christians make?

One Christian's journey with alcohol

Intelligent Design

Was God involved in the creation of the world?

Interfaith Dialogue

How do Christians interact with other faiths?

Interfaith dialogue

How do Christians today respond to people of different faiths?

Issues: A Christian Response to Euthanasia

Discover the views of three Christian professionals

Issues: Abortion

A Christian Perspective

Issues: Abortion

What is the Christian view of abortion?

Issues: Aims of Punishment

An exploration of the purpose of punishment...

Issues: Alcohol and the Bible

Should Christians stay away from drink?

Issues: Animal Rights

How do Christians feel about caring for animals?

Issues: Attitudes to Women in Church

What do different denominations teach about women's roles in the church today?

Issues: Christians in Politics

Why do Christians get involved in politics?

Issues: Church Inclusion

What have different churches said about discrimination?

Issues: Conflict

What is are the key Christian responses to conflict?

Issues: Crime & Punishment

How do Christians view crime and punishment?

Issues: Euthanasia

Christian medical professionals give their view on euthanasia

Issues: Euthanasia

Key terms explained

Issues: Fertility treatments

What is the Christian view of fertility treatments?

Issues: Forgiveness

A Christian view of forgiveness...

Issues: IVF

A Christian Perspective

Issues: Jesus and Conflict

Is Jesus for or against conflict?

Issues: Just War

One Christian's view of war...

Issues: Just War

An explanation...

Issues: Moral Choices

How do Christians decide what is right or wrong?

Issues: Politics

Why do some Christians become involved in politics?

Issues: Prejudice

Here one Christian's view on prejudice...

Issues: Prejudice and Discrimination

What does the Bible say about prejudice and discrimination?

Issues: Racism

What does the Bible say about how to treat people from different race or faith backgrounds?

Issues: Sanctity of life

Why do Christians believe life is sacred?

Issues: Social Media

What would Jesus tweet?

Issues: The Christian View of Abortion

Listen to Christians discuss their views on abortion

Issues: The Environment

How do Christians view environmental issues?

Issues: The Media

What's the Christian view?

Issues: Women and the Church

How have women's roles in the Church changed over the years?

Issues: Women in Church Leadership

An interview with Kate Colman

Issues: Women Roles

Read about the role of women in the Bible...

Jesus

Who is Jesus? An introduction

Jesus Baptism

What happened when Jesus was baptised?

Jesus' Birth Story

Was Jesus the Messiah that everyone was waiting for?

Jesus' Teaching: The Lord's Prayer

What did Jesus teach about prayer?

Jesus: Anger

What did Jesus teach about getting angry?

Jesus: Evidence for His Existence

Evidence from History: The Babylonian Talmud

Jesus: Evidence for His Existence

Evidence from History: Contemporary Roman Writers

Jesus: Full Nets

What happened when Jesus went out in Peter's fishing boat?

Jesus: Incarnation

Why is Christmas so important to Christians?

Jesus: Is He Even Real?

How do we know if Jesus existed?

Jesus: John's Prologue

Introducing Jesus, Son of God, Messiah...

Jesus: Josephus' Account of Jesus

A contemporary's account of Jesus' life

Jesus: Key Questions Answered

What do we know about Jesus?

Jesus: Love Your Enemies

What did Jesus teach about love?

Jesus: Old Testament Evidence for Jesus

Evidence from History - the Old Testament Scriptures

Jesus: Salvation

What is 'salvation'? (Higher)

Jesus: Salvation

Learning resource and exam questions

Jesus: The Atonement

Learning resource and exam questions

Jesus: The Cross

How can Jesus' death make a difference today?

Jesus: The Messiah

An exploration into why Jesus is believed to be the Messiah promised in the Old Testament

Jesus: The Passover

How does Jesus fulfill the Passover?

Jesus: The Resurrection

Why do Christians believe that Jesus rose from the dead?

Jesus: The Word

An Exploration of John Chapter 1

Jesus: Who was He?

An introduction to Jesus

Life after death

What do Christians believe happens after they die?

Life after death

What are the key Christian beliefs about life after death?

Made in God's Image

What does 'imagio Dei' mean?

Martin's Story

Do miracles really happen? Watch one Christian's experience.

Miracles: Calming the Storm

What did Jesus do in the middle of a raging storm?

Miracles: Casting out demons

What happened when Jesus met a man named Legion?

Miracles: Do they still occur?

Listen to some examples of miracles experienced by Christians today

Miracles: Full Nets Again

Who was the man who told Peter and his friends where to catch the fish?

Miracles: Healing of the Paralysed Man

What does this miracle teach Christians?

Miracles: Healing of the Ten Lepers

What happened when ten men were healed from leprosy?

Miracles: Jairus' daughter

Jesus brings a girl back to life

Miracles: Jesus Heals a Blind Man

What happened when Jesus met people who were unwell?

Miracles: Lake Stories

What was it like to witness Jesus' miracles?

Miracles: One Christian's Experience

Does God interact with people today?

Miracles: Raising the Dead

What did Jesus do in the face of death?

Miracles: the feeding of the 5,000

How did Jesus treat people who were hungry?

Miracles: The Raising of Lazarus

Lazarus' sister tells us what happened when Jesus raised him from the dead

Miracles: Water into wine

Jesus' first miracle

Miracles: What miracles did Jesus perform?

Why are miracles so important to Christians?

Miracles: Why are they important?

How can we know what God is like through miracles?

New Testament Miracles

What do miracles teach Christians?

Old Testament Miracles

What miracles occurred in the Old Testament?

Parables: Jesus' Teaching

Jesus' teaching through stories

Parables: The Good Samaritan

What does this parable teach Christians?

Parables: The Kingdom of God

Why did Jesus teach using stories?

Parables: The Lost Son

The story of a father's unconditional love and forgiveness

Parables: The Rich Man and Lazarus

What did Jesus teach about looking after others?

Parables: The Sheep and the Goats

What do Christians believe about God's judgement?

Parables: The Unforgiving Servant

What can Christians learn from this parable?

Parables: The Unforgiving Servant

What did Jesus teach about the importance of forgiveness?

Parables: The Unforgiving Servant

How many times must Christians forgive someone?

Paul's Conversion Experience

Paul changes his mind about Christianity

Pentecost

How did the Church begin?

Pentecost: The Gift of the Holy Spirit

What do Christians celebrate at Pentecost?

People: Amy Carmichael

How did Amy become Amma?

People: Billy Graham

Why is Billy Graham remembered?

People: George Muller

A life filled with miracles

People: John Wesley

How did the Methodist Church start?

People: Lord Shaftesbury

What was so special about Lord Shaftesbury?

People: Martin Luther King

What was Martin Luther King's dream?

People: Mother Teresa

Why is Mother Teresa so famous?

People: Mother Teresa

What did Mother Teresa do to help people?

People: St Augustine

Who was St Augustine?

People: Thomas Barnardo

What did Thomas Barnardo do that is so significant?

Places: A Guided Tour of St. Davids Cathedral

Explore St. Davids Cathedral with Canon Dorrien Davies

Places: Canterbury Cathedral

A virtual tour of the most important church buildings in the world

Places: John Wesley's Chapel

Enjoy a virtual tour of Wesley's chapel

Places: St Davids Cathedral

Enjoy a virtual tour of the cathedral...

Places: St. Davids Cathedral, Cymraeg

Explore St. David's Cathedral with Canon Dorian Davies

Places: Tyr Pererin

House of the Pilgrim, St David's

Places: Westminster Abbey

Take a virtual tour of the queen's abbey.

Places: Westminster Cathedral

Enjoy a virtual tour of the cathedral...

Places: Westminster Cathedral

Take a virtual tour around this spectacular building

Prophetic Art

Can God speak to people through art?

Relationships: A Roman Catholic View of Divorce

What is the Catholic view of divorce?

Relationships: Biblical Teaching on Roles Within Marriage

What roles do men and women have?

Relationships: Christian Family Life

How does being a Christian affect family life?

Relationships: Cohabitation

What do Christians think?

Relationships: Contraception

How do Christians view birth control?

Relationships: Divorce

One Christian's experience of divorce

Relationships: Divorce

What is a Christian view on divorce?

Relationships: Divorce and Remarriage

Listen to one couples' experience of remarriage in the Church

Relationships: How Does the Church Support Families?

Strengthening Christian families...

Relationships: Marriage

What do Christians believe about marriage?

Relationships: Sex

What do Christians think about sex?

Relationships: Sex

Christian attitudes to sex

Relationships: The Importance of Family for Christians

An exploration of the purpose of family

Relationships: The Purpose of Marriage

Why is marriage so important to Christians?

Relationships: Types of Family in the UK Today

Rites of Passage: Adult Baptism

Why is baptism so special to Christians?

Rites of Passage: Adult Baptism

Why is it important for believers to be baptised?

Rites of Passage: Adult Baptism

What happens during a believer's baptism?

Rites of Passage: Christian Funerals

What happens at a Christian funeral?

Rites of Passage: Confirmation

What happens when someone is confirmed?

Rites of Passage: Confirmation

What happens when someone is confirmed?

Rites of Passage: Dedication

What happens in a dedication service?

Rites of Passage: Dedication

Why do some Christians choose dedication over infant baptism?

Rites of Passage: Funerals

What does a Christian funeral look like?

Rites of Passage: Infant Baptism

What happens when children are baptised?

Rites of Passage: Infant Baptism

A video of an infant baptsim

Rites of Passage: Roman Catholic Sacraments

What are the seven sacraments?

Rites of Passage: Wedding Ceremony

What happens during a Christian wedding ceremony?

Rites of Passage: Weddings

What happens at a Christian wedding ceremony?

Roman Catholic Glossary

A list of keywords and definitions

Salvation: God's Rescue Plan for Humanity

What happened when God died?

Salvation: God's Response to Sin

What do Christians believe happened when Jesus died?

Salvation: Why Did Jesus Have to Die?

(Higher)

Salvation: Why Did Jesus Have to Die?

(Easier)

Science & the Environment

A Christian scientist's perspective...

Science and Creation

Does science disprove the teleological argument?

Science and Faith

Does science disprove religion?

Science and Faith: Is Science Provable?

Sermon on the Mount: Adultery and Divorce

What did Jesus say about adultery and divorce?

Sermon on the Mount: Charity and Prayer

What did Jesus have to say about attitudes to charity and prayer?

Sermon on the Mount: Forgiveness

What did Jesus teach about revenge & reconciliation?

Sermon on the Mount: Forgiveness

Learn what Jesus meant when He said, 'love your enemies'...

Sermon on the Mount: God's Provision

What did Jesus teach about worry?

Sermon on the Mount: Money

What did Jesus teach about money and giving?

Sermon on the Mount: Promises

What did Jesus say about making promises?

Sermon on the Mount: The Beatitudes

What did Jesus have to say about being blessed?

Sermon on the Mount: The Law

What should our attitude to the law be?

Sex, the Media and Identity

Listen to several Christian's views...

Sin

What do Christians mean by the word 'sin'?

Sin

What is sin?

Sin and Crime: What's the Difference?

An explanation...

Social Justice: International Justice Mission

A Christian response to suffering

Social Justice: Tearfund

A Christian response to world poverty...

Social Justice: The Wild Goose

A Christian response to homelessness

Stewardship

What do Christians believe about caring for the environment?

Stewardship: In the Beginning...

Should Christians be greener than everybody else?

Stewardship: Little Things-Big Impact

What do Christians believe their role should be?

The Apocrypha

Why do Catholic Bibles have more books than other versions?

The Ascension

What is remembered on Ascension Day?

The Bible

Can the Bible be trusted?

The Bible: A Catholic View

What does a Catholic Friar have to say about the Bible?

The Bible: An Introduction

Introduction to this bestselling book

The Bible: An Overview

How is the Bible structured?

The Bible: Can We Rely on it?

A Christian's view of the Bible

The Bible: Different Interpretations

Which version of the Bible is best?

The Bible: How do Christians use the Bible?

How do Christians view the Bible?

The Bible: Is it Relevant Today?

(Higher)

The Bible: Is it Reliable?

Can it be trusted?

The Bible: Key Facts

How much do you know about the Bible?

The Bible: The New Testament as a Historical Document

Can we trust what we read in the New Testament?

The Bible: Translations

Why has the Bible been translated into many languages?

The Bible: When and where do Christians read the Bible?

Engagement with the word of God

The Bible: Who wrote the Bible?

How does the whole Bible point to Jesus?

The Cosmological Argument

The First Cause argument explained

The Existence of God

Is God real? What is He like?

The Five Ways

The Cosmological Argument Expanded

The Gifts of the Holy Spirit

What does the Holy Spirit do?

The Good News: Christians in Sport

What does it mean to be part of Christians in Sport?

The Naked Truth Project

How do you cope with addiction?

The Names of Jesus

How do Jesus' names inspire Christians?

The Old Testament

What does the Old Testament contain?

The Pentecostal Church

What is life like in a Pentecostal church?

The Resurrection

What do Christians believe happened on Easter Sunday?

The Sermon on the Mount

A summary of the greatest sermon ever...

The Teleological Argument

The design argument explained

The Trinity

What is the Trinity?

The Trinity: The Bible vs the Apostles' Creed

The Trinity

Tour of a Welsh Chapel

Cymraeg and English versions

Trinity: God the Father

Who is Father God?

Trinity: God the Son

Who is God the Son?

Trinity: God, The Holy Spirit

Who is the Holy Spirit?

Unanswered Prayer

How do Christians respond?

What are the Key Christian Beliefs About Sin?

What is meant by sin and what are the consequences of sin?

What Does the Term 'Sacred' Mean?

Is it the same as 'holy'?

What is God Like?

Discover the nature of God through the story of Jonah

What is Redemption?

What is Repentance?

Why is it important to Christians?

Why is Jesus' death so important to Christians?

Atonement

Why is the resurrection so important to Christians?

Three Christians explain their views...

Worship: Art as a Form of Worship

How do Christians use art to worship God?

Worship: Christian Art

How can ancient Celtic art influence contemporary Christian art?

Worship: Different Styles of Christian Worship

How do Christians use music in worship?