Parishes and agencies in the Anglican Diocese Southern Queensland can book in now for the wonders of the 360 Project, delivered to you in your place! Just book a seminar, round up at least 10 people and Jonathan and/or Fiona will head to anywhere in the diocese to facilitate your choice.Read More
It’s only weeks away, a new St Francis College Short Course called Being Anglican.
Watch the teaser video here.
See Archbishop Phillip as he uses his wonderful teaching skills to unpack the distinctiveness of Anglican Christianity: the Middle Way through Scripture, Tradition and Reason.Read More
Into the Desert is a great app for your smart phone from ABM. Useful at any time of year, this app especially comes into its own during Lent.Read More
Jonathan Sargeant recently traveled to Ming Hua University in Hong Kong to lecture with students there, a first for the Anglican Theological College.Read More
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
Now that the “Why” of intergenerational ministry is well-established, more and more leaders and their churches are wanting to explore the “How” and the “What”.Read More
Sometimes you watch a trailer, then see the film and realise you saw all the best bits already. Sometimes watching the film reveals so much more than the two minute advertisement. Steve McQueen’s new film, Widows, is just such a film.Read More
Here’s Archbishop Phillip’s message for us all for the New Year. It’s inspirational!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
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
How do you make a biblical film that will satisfy audiences? Deliver word-for-word speeches straight from an acceptable translation? Remain faithful to conventional dogma? Stay true to the depiction of ancient cultural lifestyles, but not too faithful so as to alienate Western audiences? Adapting any much loved text is going to be problematic.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!
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.
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