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GCSE teaching resources

Resources on Christian persecution

Download free lesson plans about Christian persecution around the world. Featuring videos, quizzes, and interactive activities that explore freedom of religious expression, the problems faced by persecuted Christians today, and the role of the UK church in supporting the persecuted church.

Our GCSE resources meet the curriculum requirements of AQA, EDEXCEL, OCR and WJEC EDUQAS and come with ready-to-use PPT slides and handouts.

Lesson 1 Includes:

  • Introduction to persecution quiz
  • Focus on North Korea, the most dangerous place to be a Christian
  • Matching task exploring why Christians are persecuted in six different countries
  • Video account from a persecuted North Korean Christian.

Lesson 2 Includes:

  • Video account of a persecuted Christian in India
  • Persecution past and present quiz
  • Video about an Open Doors local partner who supports victims of persecution
  • Bible verses relating to persecution.

Use these supplementary videos to help your students to understand the worsening trajectory of Christian persecution.

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