The Father’s House (previously Sy Volle Lewe Bedieninge / His Life Ministries, the name was changed to The Father’s House in 2017) and was founded by Pastor / Professor Jakes Joubert; Th.D., Ph.D., D.D,in January of 2008. He is the Senior Pastor and Chairperson of the Church. The Church is a registered N.P.O.
Pastor Jakes holds three Doctorate degrees and a Professorship from Therapon University a (Ph.D.) in Biblical studies and a Doctorate in Theology (Th.D.) Doctors of Divinity (D.D) He is also a registered Christian Counselor, and the Dean of His Life Training Centre (Bible College)
The Church has its roots in the Pentecostal and Charismatic movement. The Holy Spirit has Blessed Pastor Jakes with the Gifts of Healing and Deliverance.
The Church does a lot of outreaches, handing out Clothes, Bibles and Food. Praying for the sick and casting out demons.
Pastor Jakes has a very deep interest towards the Human Brain.
Statement of Faith
We believe in the Trinity.
(God the Father, He’s Son Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit)
We believe that Jesus Christ was and is the begotten Son of God almighty.
We believe that Jesus Christ died for our sins on the cross.
We believe in the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ
We believe in the rapture, and in the second coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
We believe that all who repent of all their sin, and accept the Lord Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and saviour shall be saved, and become children of God
We believe in the bible, old and new testament, as the only word of God.
We believe in water baptism.
We believe in the baptism of the Holy Spirit, and His gifts.
We believe in heterosexual relationships. (a man and a woman)
We believe in the laying on of hands.
We believe that Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today and forever, and that He cannot change.
We believe in a church where God’s word is preached, a church where Jesus is in charge and the Holy Spirit is welcomed and He’s gifts flow.
We believe you cannot save yourself, only Jesus can!!!!!!!!