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Global Ministries Foundation’s

Stephen Olford Ministry legacy Project

Preach the Word. Reach the World.

our Mission

To extend and expand the preaching/teaching ministry of Dr. Stephen Olford by equipping, empowering, and entrusting faithful pastors and church leaders to conduct institutes and schools of expository preaching in their own countries, making the training relevant and transferable within their own cultures. 

Institutes

 
We offer a variety of 4-day intensive courses to train pastors and church leaders in expository preaching and biblical leadership.

Resources

 
Pastors and church leaders who complete our institutes may qualify to become legacy coordinators to train others in expository preaching using master sets of DVD’s and notes provided by the project.

What our Attendees are saying

Real comments from real people who have received our training.

Upcoming events

Specific dates for the various Institutes to take place at GMF’s Stephen Olford Center will be posted when it is deemed advisable to do so in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Let’s continue to serve the Lord and to bear witness to Him during these days. Trust Him for protection and guidance as we seek to do His will under unusual  circumstances. He is worthy!

Apr. 26-29, 2021: Expository Preaching and Spiritual Growth

You will learn expository preaching with the goal of helping Christians grow in the Lord and into Christ-likeness. Sessions will center on:

1. Defining spiritual maturity and immaturity,
2. The spiritual growth of the preacher,
3. The spiritual growth of a local church.

This course begins at 10 AM Monday and concludes at 1:15 PM on Thursday.

Registration closes April 13, 2021.

Register online, call 901.453.6422, or email bpeppenhorst@gmfonline.org.

Jul. 27-30, 2021: Practical Preaching and Teaching Workshop

This special and intensive workshop offers a small-group atmosphere designed to improve the preaching and/or teaching skills of the participant. The participants will preach or teach God’s Word and receive constructive personal feedback and critique. Each participant will submit a sermon/lesson manuscript besides actually preaching and/or teaching. Helpful peer interaction is an important aspect of this workshop.

This course begins at 12 PM Tuesday and concludes at 1 PM on Friday.
Registration closes July 10, 2021 and is limited to 7 participants.

Register online, call 901.453.6422, or email bpeppenhorst@gmfonline.org.

Certificate Program

Students can earn a Certificate in Expository Preaching and Teaching upon completion of the various courses above and additional focused reading assignments, preaching/teaching and writing assignments, and various practical assessments.

Graduates will have the distinction of being “Stephen Olford Fellows,” which indicates a person’s commitment to expository preaching and teaching and a desire to promote expository preaching and teaching in the future.

All institutes are taught by:

Dr. Ted Rendall – resident minister and professor with Olford Ministries International and curator of the T.S. Rendall collection, a 30,000+ volume ministry research library, Chancellor Emeritus of Prairie Bible Institute,

Dr. David Olford – president of Olford Ministries International and resident lecturer at GMF’s Stephen Olford Center,

Dr. Stephen Olford (via DVD) – founder of Olford Ministries International and GMF’s Stephen Olford Center,

Guest lecturers – experienced preachers who are experts in their fields are sometimes invited to supplement curriculum. Guest lecturers will be noted in the course descriptions above when possible.

STORIES FROM THE PROJECT

How GMF’s SOML project is empowering expository preaching and teaching training.

Miguelito Pabilonia Trains 32 Pastors in the Philippines

Miguelito Pabilonia has gone through several of our preaching courses at GMF's Stephen Olford Center. He has taken what he has learned and turned around to teach it to pastors in his home country, the Philippines. This multiplication that comes from training pastors...

Update from India

(August 15, 2014) We praise the Lord in the completion of the translation of The Essentials In Expository Preaching both in Telugu and Hindi. In recent days Edgar, the Stephen Olford Legacy coordinator in India, screened these DVDs with over 265 pastors!

A Word from the Legacy Project Director

As we move forward with the Stephen Olford Legacy Project as Mrs. Olford envisioned, we continue to be amazed at the quality of leadership that God has raised up for this task of training pastors in the exposition of His Word. The following excerpt is an incredible...

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“Ministry to ministers is ministry to multitudes!”

Dr. Stephen Olford

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