You’re at a barbeque and conversation with some new friends takes an interesting turn. You mention you went to church that morning, an Anglican one in fact. The next question? “So what’s Anglican mean?”
And you’d say…?Read More
The next St Francis College Short Course is taking shape: Facing Deep Questions! In order to work out what big questions we’ll explore, we’ve set up a short poll for you to spend two minutes with. Please take a moment or two to vote on the questions you’d like answered.Read More
What if there were ways to pray that could fit into your daily/weekly routine without meaning that you had to drop something else. In fact, what if you could make use of time you already have to pray?Read More
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
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
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
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