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
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
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
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
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
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'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
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!
Suggestions are flowing as for advent resources for this season. Here are a few…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
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
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