We have wide range of What's Your Story? resources for churches, schools and workplaces to help you use story-sharing to build bridges and deepen relationships in your organisation, family or community.
From small group discussion guides, to videos and conversation starters, there is lots to choose from. Click the links below to find out more.
Heartlines Information Brochure
Find out more about who Heartlines is and what we do. Feel free to share this with your church leaders or anyone who might be interested in using our resources or knowing more about our work.Read more
Story-sharing for Church Youth Groups
This is a resource that uses the film Beyond the River to help build a stronger sense of community and connectedness among young people.Read more
Story-sharing and Grief
How story-sharing can help your church community deal with grief and emotional stress as people face a time of extraordinary pain and loss in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more
What's Your Story? Church Toolkit
A toolkit to promote understanding, trust and reconciliation through personal storytelling for church and small groups. Includes a DVD with powerful examples of storytelling.Read more
Beyond the River Resource for Church Youth Groups
This hard copy resource includes scenes from the Beyond the River movie along with lessons to encourage conversations and learning about the power of diversity.Read more
WYS Sermon Outlines - Part 2: Diversity, inclusion & reconciliation
This resource contains one standalone sermon outline on the topic of diversity and inclusion, and five session outlines on the topic of building bridges in the context of the church.Read more
WYS Sermon Outlines - Part 1: The power of stories
This resource contains four sermon outlines on the topic of story-sharing. They can be used as part of a church-wide rollout of What’s Your Story?Read more
WYS for Your Online Church
This resource contains ideas on how to create a sense of community at a time when people are feeling increasingly disconnected from one another.Read more
This facilitator's guide can be used by team leaders to introduce story-sharing as a way to build cohesion, stronger teams and healthier connections in your workplace through story-sharing.Read more
WYS for Remote Working
This resource outlines how the simple yet effective tool of story-sharing can help teams create a sense of connectedness at a time when people are
feeling increasingly disconnected from one another.
Beyond the River Discussion Guide
The film Beyond the River was the catalyst for Heartlines' What's Your Story? initiative. This guide can help facilitate meaningful discussions after a viewing of the movie.Read more
Ask. Listen. Tell.
This guide outlines the Ask. Listen. Tell. framework we've developed to help create safe spaces for story-sharing.Read more
Please note that our school resources are only available to be purchased as part of our different school content packages. You can read more about them here.
Story: Musa's Story
Musa shares his story of discovering his talent and passion in an unexpected place.Read more
Training Video: Discussion Strategies
This video offers tips and guidelines to help teachers facilitate meaningful discussions in their class.Read more
Lesson Plan: Asking and Listening (Life Orientation)
The combined set of lesson plans for using the asking and listening tools from What's Your Story? in your Senior Phase Life Orientation lessons.Read more
Lesson Plan: Asking and Listening (English)
The combined set of lesson plans for using the asking and listening tools from What's Your Story? in your Senior Phase English lessons.Read more
Lesson Plan: Asking and Listening (Drama)
The combined set of lesson plans for using the asking and listening tools from What's Your Story? in your Senior Phase Drama lessons.Read more