Youth

Biblical Pastoring

God has called His shepherds to pastor the flock, not worship them. What does biblical pastoring look like? How do we pastor and lead the people God has entrusted us with? How do we do that effectively? In John 10 and Ezekiel 34, we find excellent pointers as to what biblical pastoring is like. The […]

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 […]

Camps, causes and the value of Sunday

 My brothers, show no partiality as you hold the faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory.- James 2:2 Some points for consideration in introducing this topic There are 52 Sundays in the year, and we treasure every one of them Ecumenical events (like interchurch mens’ meetings) should be every day but Sunday […]

Building Team

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 a fantastic message by one our NCF Church’s worship leaders, Sean Clarence, on Building Team.

Owning Your Ministry

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 a fantastic message by one our NCF Church’s worship leaders, Aiden Whitaker, on Owning Your Ministry.

Church Growing: Why is children’s ministry so important?

by Grant Crawford  Jesus made it a priority. Matt 18: 3 and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. 4 Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. 5 “Whoever receives one such child in […]

A Leader’s Role on Sunday

A leader’s role at a Sunday service Gone are the days where Sunday ministry is the domain of the pastor.   Useful passages on this subject are ⁃​1 Cor 11-14, Acts 2, James 2 and Mark 6.1. Pastoring people Notice the missing, the sad, the alone, the hurting, the grumpy. Showing an interest and concern is […]

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 […]

Ministering to Young Adults

12 Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity. 13 Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to preaching and to teaching. 14 Do not neglect your gift, which was given you through prophecy when the body of elders laid their hands […]

Ministering to Children

By Grant Crawford We have learnt a lot about ministering to children during our years here at NCF Church. Here are a couple of points we think are valuable when it comes to ministering to children. And whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me. If anyone causes one of these little ones—those […]

Church Growing: Through Kid’s Ministry

1) Why is children’s ministry so important? a)- Jesus made it a priority. Matt 18: 3 and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. 4 Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. 5 “Whoever […]

Security Letter To Parents For Fusion Youth

In this post you will find all the resources that we use for our security teams. We hope you find this helpful and are able to adapt them to your context. 1 – Security letter to Parents – Sadly, no youth group is perfect and on the odd occasion we have had to call in […]

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