Obviously flying cars as in The Jetsons and Blade Runner should be with us this year but before we see those, we here at FormedFaith are working on some other exciting projects.Read More
The start of 2019 marks the beginning of something different for me. This is the first year in which I won’t have anything to do with the ministry of Religious Instruction in our Queensland state schools. The ever wonderful Jonathan Kemp will be taking up that work directly.Read More
Dr Stephen Harrison is bringing a tireless energy and laser-sharp focus to the PMC which we here at FormedFaith are really excited about. Back at his commissioning, Dr Harrison delivered his manifesto for the future of our Church. As is typical of Stephen, it was to the point and an inspirational read.Read More
Here’s Archbishop Phillip’s message for us all for the New Year. It’s inspirational!Read More
At our recent Synod here in the Anglican Diocese, Southern Queensland, we shared exciting stories of mission occurring in creative ways.Read More
Imagine a locally-produced six-episode course with videos featuring faith experts and discussion questions designed to be used by you on your own or with a group. And it’s free! Click here to find out more…Read More
Adolescent years are a challenge for the best of us. Questions about self-identity, our place in the world, who to love and how to express that swirl around as hormones surge and ebb.Read More
Some films can't be ignored... Human Flow is one of these.
What's it about? Spend 2 minutes with the trailer above to get an idea...
At the beginning of July, St Francis College hosted an awesome event as a way of focusing us all on NAIDOC week for 2018. Following the theme of "Because of her, we can", a group of brilliant women talked about those who have truly inspired them to work towards reconciliation and peace for all.Read More
There's no doubt Jesus encouraged people reconciled with each other and with God. In practice approaching reconciliation with our fellow humans is not always easy. Where do we start? What can we practically do? One way is to hear the stories of people, their feelings, emotions and thoughts.Read More
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
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!
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
Here's info about a book and the link for the new ABM materials for Lent this year...Read More
The Building Faith website has been making some great resources for faith formation lately and here's another one. This free webinar is a middle-of-the-night thing for us here but normally registering for webinars means you can access the material at your own leisure after it's done. Here's the details from them...Read More
2017 has well and truly started and we’ve seen some great films released already (LaLa Land anyone?) But you might have missed these in the heady rush of 2016. Look out for them on DVD or through your streaming service of choice...Read More
Want to learn more about the central book to your faith? Want to discover some tools which help with reading and understanding? How did they put this book together, anyway?Read More