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
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
Using visuals in worship is a no-brainer tool for our congregations. We use them in everything from worship booklets to PowerPoint presentations, posters and flyers.
But where can you get copyright free images to use in these instances?Read More
So many of us go to bed at night with the day racing through our minds. We need a way to both reflect and let go. A daily examen is one way to to this. By reviewing the day that has passed, and preparing for tomorrow with the expectation of God’s continued care, we create the habit of...Read More
Every now and then there comes a time for filling a gap in your work with children and young people in the Sunday School/Children's church program. The good people over at Building Faith website offer ideas here and there to help us with such moments.
This lesson from a year or two ago helps young people to think about the idea of...Read More
Here's a bunch of advent ideas and resources to browse...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
Want to understand your faith more? Want to understand more about the strands of faith that combine to bring life to our Anglican Church? Want to experiment with different kinds of prayer from our long Anglican history to see what suits you best?Read More