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Jonathan Sargeant at St James', Toowoomba with a group experiencing the 'BIBLE360 Exploring the Gospels' seminar

Theological reflection through the Pastoral Spiral

“Theological reflection, or TR, is an ancient idea. There are many ways to do it, but one of the simplest is the method known as the Pastoral Cycle or Spiral. Developed back in the 1980s and influenced by Ignatian spirituality, the Pastoral Cycle can be used by individuals in their daily life,” says Jonathan Sargeant from St Francis College


Nurturing student-centred engagement with scripture

“Many experienced educators desire an opportunity or device that encourages both authentic academic engagement and student-centred and directed interaction with complex scriptural writings, as either a catalyst or means of nurturing their journey of discovery. To this end, we have combined three known processes into a single lesson,” says Churchie Religious Education Faculty Head, Max Condon


St Bart's Kids eBook – 1 Corinthians 15.1-23

Check out the latest scripture e-Books from Resource Church St Bart’s, Toowoomba, which adapt Old and New Testament scriptures for young children, including this one titled, ‘Resurrection’ from 1 Corinthians 15.1-23