Media And Communication

Creativity In You

Following are the notes from our weekly staff meeting at One Life Church. -By Grant Crawford “You have far more Creativity in you than you can imagine” Would you describe yourself as creative? Our view of a creative person is often packaged in flowing hair of various shades; tie dyed garments hanging loosely over sandals, moving in a […]

MCing A Meeting Part 2

“There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone it is the same God at work. Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the […]

Welcoming Visitors

Following are a couple of pointers when it comes to welcoming and dealing with visitors so that they can have thoroughly pleasant experience at church. Advertise in the newspaper Welcome in the car park Welcome those with kids, disabilities or aged Welcome at the door Create a welcoming environment Signage to show people where to go Before the service and in their […]

Never Give Up

-staff meeting notes by Bheki compiled by S. Mahabeer.   “And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.” Eph. 6:9 ESV When life throws us curveballs, our reaction might be to throw our hands up and surrender to failure. But this […]


Following are some pointers that have assisted us doing a multisite church. We found it helpful to establish what we handle together, and what is handled by each site independently. “From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its […]

My Worship Journey

At NCF Church we believe in inspiring and equipping leaders and future leaders. One of the ways we do that, is by holding an annual worship conference, aimed specifically at musicians, song writers and worship leaders. Here is an inspiring message by Jon Anderson on My Worship Journey.

Handling conflict on a leadership team. –

Introduction An ability to handle conflict is a critical skill for any leader. Marriages sink or swim on this ability. Churches split and friends tear apart when the ability is undeveloped.  The eldership team is a robust environment. Any strong team will feature people with different gift mixes, different personalities and the nature of ministry […]


By Grant Crawford Replicability is (1) Wise and (2) Biblical To be able to pass on the baton to ensure future fruitfulness is WISE “Even the most gifted pastor has a limit to his ability to shepherd people (for most good Pastors it will range between 50 & 200 people). To bring through leaders we […]

MC’ing a Meeting

By Grant Crawford. At NCF Church we have learned a great deal about MC’ing at our various meetings. Here are some of our thoughts on MC’ing a meeting. How you start a meeting Countdowns can help start big meetings. If you use a countdown for a small meeting, you probably need to use it to launch […]

Handling Finance in a Meeting

By Grant Crawford We have learnt a lot about handling finance in a meeting during our years here at NCF Church. Here are a couple of points we think are valuable when it comes to this subject. Two extreme errors pastors can slip into: When they are silent on financial matters or When the begin begging/cajoling […]


 My experience doing Communications By Glyn Eales, NCF Church   Good communication is so important in all aspects of life – including church life! And it is so VAST – from Communicating to the city in terms of events that are happening (through posters, banners, flyers), to the church (announcements, emails, SMSes, website, visitors cards), […]

How we do Production

To download this article, click the following link: Production Protocol Amendments Intro As a church grows and moves forward, it’s important that the systems that are being utilized within the church are constantly looked at, adjusted and improved. Very often the make-up of the church is changing and systems are often the things that get left […]

Event Coordination –

How to co-ordinate a big event   What makes an event outstanding depends on the goal you set upfront for the event. Ie: implement or impact! A whole lot of decisions are impacted upon depending on that choice. – Standard of excellence – Levels of communication – Involvement of teams – Expenditure.   Our goal […]