Doctrine And Values

Angels & Demons entire doc

QUESTIONS ON ANGELS, the DEVIL, DEMONS, DELIVERANCE & SPIRITUAL WARFARE  Here are 23 questions we were asked during the recent mini-series on the above topic – and then an attempt to give a concise, clear and biblical answer to each. A : ANGELS Do you become an angel when you die? Do believers have angels […]

Some Ways God Heals

3 Models of Healing Dispensational Hyper-Faith Biblical 3 Grounds for Healing Covenant (Ex. 15:26 cf., Hebrews 8:6) Atonement (Is. 53:4 cf.; Mw. 8:17) Kingdom (Mw. 12:28) 3 Pillars of Healing Spirit of God (power encounter) Word of God (truth encounter) People of God (love encounter) Why God heals compassion in response to faith to bring […]

Angels & Demons Part 2

C : DEMONS What is the difference between a ‘power’ and a ‘principality’? Probably very little, if any at all – certainly less than enthusiastic constructors of demonic ‘hierarchies’ would have us believe! When Paul says our battle is against “rulers…authorities…powers…forces” (Ep 6/12 cf. 3/10, Col 1/16, 2/15, Ro 8/38) he is simply using several […]

Angels & Demons Part 1

As part of our Ultimate Man series, we did a three-part “series-within-the-series”, called Spiritual Warfare, Angels & Demons. A topic such as this can raise questions, so we asked church people to ask away and Nigel Day-Lewis put together the following bible-based responses. QUESTIONS ON ANGELS, the DEVIL, DEMONS, DELIVERANCE & SPIRITUAL WARFARE  Here are […]

Angels & Demons Part 3

As part of our Ultimate Man series, we did a three-part “series-within-the-series”, called Spiritual Warfare, Angels & Demons. A topic such as this can raise questions, so we asked church people to ask away and Nigel Day-Lewis put together the following bible-based responses. Here is part 3. D : DELIVERANCE Should you cast demons out […]

Prophecy

By Aiden Whitaker Aiden Whitaker, a pastor at NCF Church, shares his heart on prophecy at an NCF staff meeting. What is prophecy? When it comes to prophecy in the Bible there are 2 elements that help us understand what it is; that of “foretelling” and “forth-telling”. Foretelling deals with speaking about something that is […]

40 Lessons in 40 Years

With new elders coming on team all the time it is essential that we don’t make the same mistakes year after year. God has shown us things over the years. Some are seasonal, others are principles which endure through time. What follows is a summary of these lessons in this downloadable eBook. 40 lessons in […]

A Theology of Eating Together –

By Piet Lombard Every day we connect with dozens of people in so many ways. There is no doubt in my mind that among the best connecting times is spent gathered around food. There are few past times more pleasurable than eating together with friends and family. At NCF we have considered the usefulness of […]

Leading by the Book

There are different models and styles of leadership the world over. You have autocratic, democratic, control freak, motivational, strategic leaders and leaders who follow procedures. All these leadership genres are incomplete and limited in their own way.   Our God is the ultimate leader, there is leadership in heaven and God leads both heaven and earth from […]

Calvinism and Arminianism

By Steve Wimble BRIEF HISTORY Up until the Reformation, the dominant theological thoughts and power was the Roman Catholic Church. The Roman Catholic doctrines had developed and corrupted over 1600 years, and reform was desperately needed. Step up to the plate one Martin Luther! Spearheading the reform of theological thought and belief, he challenged Roman […]

Syncretism

Introduction ‘Syncretism consists of the attempt to reconcile disparate or contrary beliefs, often while melding practices of various schools of thought. The term may refer to attempts to merge and analogise several originally discrete traditions, especially in the theology and mythology of religion, and thus assert an underlying unity allowing for an inclusive approach to […]