On this website you can view and download many valuable resources, including articles, book reviews, Bible Study notes, booking forms for meetings and much more.
Birmingham City Mission
We have published an article with many resources from BCM in March 2021. You can access the article here.
Online Christian Assemblies
Online Christian Assemblies provide short online assemblies which can be used in a variety of settings.
Their first series ‘Shared Values and Big Questions’ explores some values, questions and include some starter discussion questions to get your class thinking. For more information or to get a downloadable pdf of the overall themes and questions please email email@example.com
Online Christian Assemblies is an inter-denominational ministry from Emmanuel Christian Centre Pembrokeshire, registered charity no. 1087079.
‘Be rooted’ resources
The Archbishop of York Youth Trust have produced have produced some resources for schools at KS1 and KS2 on the theme of Be Rooted. There are five free sessions aimed at supporting pupils returning to school and helping them stay strong and ‘be rooted’ throughout the inevitable challenges of this autumn term (and beyond!).
The first session is an introduction, before pupils explore how to ‘Be Rooted’ in:
They can be downloaded at www.abyyt.com/yla-free-resources. There are also a number of other free resources there that schools can download, including at KS3.
They have also produced, for advent 2020, Sacred Spaces at Advent.
Mindfulness and Yoga – Mind and Body resources
Christian Values in Education Scotland have produced materials on ‘Mind and Body’ with reference to Mindfulness and Yoga in particular.
DOMINION – a critical view
Marcus Paul has recently reviewed Tom Holland’s aptly named book, Dominion: The Making of the Western Mind. This 39 minute read is available on the bethinking.org website from UCCF. Marcus hopes this will be of benefit to Religion/Ethics A-Level students particularly.
Marcus Paul is author of The Evil That Men Do (Sacristy Press, 2016). He has two degrees in English and history and has enjoyed a life-long career working with students and sixth formers in universities and schools in three continents. He now spends his time running a ‘School Pastor’ scheme and writing and speaking about the Gospel and the Church, as well as painting and reading. He also enjoys rock climbing and travel – having had (as a young man) the now nearly impossible experience of hitch-hiking ‘on a shoestring’ ten thousand miles round Africa and the Near East. He is married with two grown-up children.
A shared one-page resources with links around dealing with bereavement within schools.
ARTICLES AND REVIEWS ORIGINALLY PREPARED FOR TISCA NEWS AND VIEWS
TISCA News and Views is our Bulletin, published three times a year in September, February and May. It is sent free of charge to all TISCA Members. Most members receive it in hard copy (paper) through the post. But it may also be sent to members who request it electronically.
Here are some articles which have appeared in recent issues of TISCA News and Views which may be of continuing interest. If you would like access to any article we have published in the past, please let us know.