There are some terrific materials to use for lent this year. Here’s a selection suggested to me by those in the know…Read More
Travel through this Epic Story -Mark's GospelRead More
A neat and engaging way to fit prayer in each day.Read More
Many of us know Paula Gooder’s work from the wonderful Pilgrim series, she is a British theologian and Anglican lay reader, who specialises in the New Testament. Here she is giving us some insights to how we can get to grips with the writing of Paul. I love her practical approach to making the Bible accessible. Be warned though…these YouTube clips are short and very watchable…and there are lots of them. This is a “how to” on approaching the writing of Paul.
Here's the message form Archbishop Phillip which delineates the theme for our year in the Diocese of Brisbane/Southern Queensland.
It's inspiring so pass around the link and watch it in church!
May this be a way we can grow our church family during 2018 and beyond!
2018 DECLARED YEAR OF GENERATIONS TOGETHER
Archbishop Phillip has declared 2018 the Year of Generations Together.
For a year of special events, programs and emphasis on the whole family of God in our diocese, 2018 will be unlike any other!
There’s more to say and an exciting story to come but for now, mark this date in your calendars for the launch:
Thursday February 15th, 2018 - 6:30PM, St John’s Cathedral
And bookmark the new, ever-changing website where all of the resources, ideas and stuff for the year will be housed!
There’s a growing number of 360Project events coming up this year
and into the next. Book in now for a refresher or to try something new.
Suggestions are flowing as for advent resources for this season. Here are a few…Read More
Faith Formation Ministries is the work of The Christian Reformed Church in the US and Canada. It has an effective network for Lay Ministers and guess what? They are happy to share!Read More
If you have ever made a mental note to pray for a friend, and then forgotten…if you can’t sit still long enough to make it through the Lord’s Prayer…if praying feels like ticking off a “to do” list then take a look at the ideas in this wonderful little book.Read More
Ever felt that religion offers a separate pious bubble in which to exist…without challenging the grittier elements of our life in the modern world?Read More
Friend of FormedFaith Greg Henderson has recommended the terrific resources of SparkHouse. This Christian media company makes video resources for people of all ages with a number of outcomes in mind.Read More
If one aspect of great art is an ability to enable us to deal with interior questions, then the genre of science fiction fits neatly. Whether in print or on the screen, science fiction has always had a capacity to deal with larger issues, sometimes in a way that other narrative based modes could not.Read More
SPAM is the St Paul’s Art and Media, a collective of individuals exploring how the arts and media relate to contemporary expressions of spirituality and faith.Read More
You are invited to join our book club, Reading with Spiritual Eyes, based on works of fiction.
Our next book is The Barrier by Australian author Shankari Chandran. You may like to explore this book with... Find out moreRead More
The FormedFaith team has a few exciting events coming up. Find out more here...Read More
When the pressure is on to choose a new curriculum or program for Christian education , there are a few ways ahead.Read More
Is a picture worth a thousand words? If it is, a film must be worth even more. Discerning God's beauty through the arts and film is an exciting venture, considering the prevalence of these in the culture around us. So what are the tools that can help us discern that beauty? How can we unpick the themes and messages of contemporary and classical arts and film to know God more?Read More
One of the unique things about doing ministry in the 21st Century is that we are experiencing a first: potentially, we have more generationstogether in our churches than at any other time in history.
Find out how to face that challenge...Read More