Pastoral Team and Elders of the church
In LCF we believe that God calls people into leadership. Firstly He calls a visionary leader like Moses or David. Then He leads the visionary leader to invite other leaders alongside to assist in pastoring and leading the people. Thus we have formed our pastoral team on this principal. We further call on mature Christian people who are relationally and actively involved within LCF to join the council of elders. The elders give stability and strength to our organisation. The organisation is also legally and financially administered and guided through a board of directors.
Council of Elders
An LCF Elder is a mature, humble, stable and passionate servant-leader who loves a holy and hospitable life and stands up for the truth and Christian values.
An LCF Elder’s function is to:
- Protect the stability of the Church
- Protect the Unity of the Church
- Gives protection to the decisions and strategy of the Pastoral committee
- Protect the boundaries of the Church on a truthful Biblical basis
The LCF Elders are: Lars & Tiekie Steyn, Jaco & Minette Visser, Jacques & Christa Van Heerden, André & Reneé Vermeulen, Corné & Tania Wessels, Johann & Jankie Peek and Eugene & Odette Jensen.
Lars Steyn (Lead Independent Non-Executive Director)
Minette Visser (Independent Non-Executive Director)
Ellen Grobler (Administrator)
André Vermeulen (Elder Member)
Johann Peek (Elder Member)
This elder is neither a full-time staff member nor a member of our church. There are times when authoritative, trusted, objective input from outside is critical to the life and health of the church, and this Elder fulfils this function.
The Apostolic Elder of LCF is: Emile Muller