Truth, science, reason & faith

We want to be a fellowship where the mind is a part of our faith and faithfulness, and where questions, wonderings, doubts, and thinking are all welcome. Below is part of an online discussion between our pastor Ron Simkins and a person with some deep feelings and some important thoughts. C: some believe in a

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The adopted, extended family of God

Laura Brennemann was our visiting speaker this past Sunday, and I was personally appreciative and challenged by her words.  Thanks, Laura.  – Ron Simkins I hope many of you were able to worship with us last Sunday and hear the teaching. Here are some thoughts and musings I had following  what Laura shared with us

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Praying that our eyes will be healed

In my teaching Sunday, as part of the series on Ephesians, I asked us to pray the following prayers so that the Lord can make us the “Body of Christ”—the vehicle for Jesus’ presence and activity in the world in a manner that reflects who he is and was. We would love for those of

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Why do you pray?

At 62 years of age, this is the first blog post I have ever written.  It feels intimidating to ponder what, if anything, I have to add to the billions of words electronically abounding in cyberspace.  When we added blog capabilities to the NCF website our goal was to provide an additional way to encourage

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