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Formation Series

  1. PHASE 1: FOUNDATION OF CHRISTIAN LIVING(FCL)

    FCL 1: OUR NEW WAY OF LIFE

    After making the commitment at the end of the ECLS, the new member is introduced to the life of the Familia starting with its history and mission, leading to an understanding of the basis and reality of being brothers and sisters in the Lord, and to a concrete discussion of how the values of the Lord are supposed to be lived out in the Familia.


    • Talk 1: Basic Commitment: To be the people of God
    • Talk 2: What FAMILIA Is All About?
    • Talk 3: Each Family: A Family For Others

    FCL 2: DISCIPLESHIP FORMATION

    This is a 3-talk series which explains that the members need to voluntarily accept a life of formation as a disciple of Christ in the modern world, what the Christian formation covers in the concrete, and the elements of the formation in the context of the Familia community life.


    • Talk 1: Discipleship Program of FAMILIA
    • Talk 2: The Lord's Formation
    • Talk 3: The Elements of the Discipleship Program

    FCL 3: OUR LIFE AND MISSION

    This set of teachings covers the topics on how the modern Christians are expected to live a life of faith or dependence on God’s love and providence, of seeking God’s guidance at every turn of our life, of the primacy of loving God and neighbor and of every believer’s duty to evangelize or promote the love and message of God to the world.


    • Talk 1: Loving God
    • Talk 2: Loving Neighbor
    • Talk 3: Living in Faith
    • Talk 4: God's Guidance
    • Talk 5: Evangelization

    FCL 4: SPIRITUAL GIFTS

    This section deals with the explanation of the charismatic gifts in the life of the Church in the modern world, how these gifts which were operating in the life of the Christians in the early centuries continue to operate today. It also exhorts the members to actively exercise these gifts.


    • Talk 1: What Are Spiritual Gifts?
    • Talk 2: Gift of Healing, Prophesy, Praise and Tongues

    FCL 5: CHRISTIAN PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP

    This is a set of practical wisdom on how a Christian ought to relate to others amid the challenges of the modern world, and how to resolve differences when relationships are challenged.


    • Talk 1: Christian Personal Relationships Today
    • Talk 2: Outdo One Another in Showing Honor
    • Talk 3: Speech and Wrongdoing
    • Talk 4: Correction, An Expression of Fraternal Love
    • Talk 5: Working Out Conflicts In Relationships Inside Community
    • Talk 6: Simplicity in Christian Personal Relationships
    • Talk 7: Guidelines for Business Dealings Between or Among Members of FAMILIA

    FCL 6: MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT RETREAT

    Married couples are served by a weekend event called Marriage Enrichment Retreat, the single men and women are given a separate retreat suited to their way of life, and women whose husbands are not in Familia as well as other older women are served with another retreat. The talks aim to strengthen the relationship of couples and help each individual understand their different roles as a Christian couple, single man and single woman.


    • Talk 1: Serving God Through Our Marriage
    • Talk 2: The Christian Couple As A Pastoral Team
    • Talk 3: The Role Of A Christian Husband
    • Talk 4: The Role Of A Christian Wife
    • Talk 5: Effective Communication In Marriage
    • Talk 6: Healing Our Marriages
    • Talk 7: Building Our Homes For God

    WOMEN'S RECOLLECTION

    • Talk 1: Womanly Christian Character
    • Talk 2: Woman of Prayer
    • Talk 3: Overcoming Obstacles To Christian Womanhood
    • Talk 4: Inner Healing/ Instructions On Pray Over
    • Talk 5: Building Our Homes For God

  1. PHASE 2: DISCIPLESHIP SERIES(DS)

    DS 1: FREEDOM IN THE SPIRIT

    The second phase of formation in Familia starts with this series which aims to help an average Christian deal with the problems that one encounters in the real world. He is helped to overcome the temptations of the world, the inherent tendencies of our fallen human nature, the lures of evil spirits, and the chains of unforgiveness. The goal is to have liberation of the human spirit.


    • Talk 1: Overcoming The World
    • Talk 2: Overcoming The Flesh
    • Talk 3: Repairing Wrongdoing
    • Talk 4: Overcoming The Works Of The Holy Spirit
    • Talk 5: Prayers For Inner Healing and Deliverance Session

    DS 2: CHRISTIAN SERVICE

    Service is an integral part of the life of a Christian. This series explains how a Christian ought to approach service. It includes helpful teachings on serving in the power of God, the importance of evaluation to improve service, and taking on the heart and mind of a Christian servant.


    • Talk 1: The Mission of FAMILIA
    • Talk 2: Spiritual Warfare
    • Talk 3: Power From On High
    • Talk 4: Guided By The Spirit
    • Talk 5: Improving Our Service Through Evaluation
    • Talk 6: Portrait Of A Servant