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
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
It's Vocation month, as of course you knew. Our bishops have been talking about vocations and the cameras have been rolling. What does "vocation" mean? Are vocations only for priests?
What might yours be?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
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
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
What's happening in the Anglican Youth, children's and Families ministries office? Answer: It's all happening!!Read More
There's no doubt the work of encouraging the faith growth of everyone in the diocese is important. A measure of this is that some funding has been located to enable us to get more done!
Fiona Hammond has been employed for three days a week to...Read More
Can you feel the excitement?
The first new module of The 360 Project, FAITH360: Praying in Anglican Ways is happening for the first time! It'll be a landmark event for...Read More