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Global Ministries Foundation’s

Stephen Olford Ministry legacy Project

Preach the Word. Reach the World.

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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. 

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Upcoming events

October 3-6: Essentials of Expository Preaching and Teaching

Bringing together the spiritual, personal, and practical elements of expository preaching, in our startup course on expositional teaching you will learn:

  1. Theological essentials of what expository preaching is and does, as well as its biblical authority,
  2. Practical essentials of the development and delivery of expository sermons,
  3. Spiritual formation of the preacher,
  4. Fundamental elements of incarnational preaching,
  5. The place of the Holy Spirit in preaching.

Register now or contact us for more information: 901.757.7977 or SOCinfo@stephenolford.org.

October 9-12: Strengthening Expository Preaching

Strengthening your expository preaching skills in 3 areas:

  1. Some of the challenging elements of the sermon that every preacher faces,
  2. Some of the interpretive traps to avoid and guidelines to follow,
  3. How to study, interpret, and sermonize some of the different types of biblical literature.

Register now or contact us for more information: 901.757.7977 or SOCinfo@stephenolford.org.

October 16-19: Practical Preaching Workshop

In this small-group atmosphere you will:

  1. Submit a sermon outline for peer review,
  2. Receive constructive feedback and critique of a message you present “live” at the workshop,
  3. Improve your teaching and preaching skills through personal coaching from experienced preachers.

Register now or contact us for more information: 901.757.7977 or SOCinfo@stephenolford.org.

October 23-26: Essentials of Evangelistic Preaching

Your evangelistic zeal will be ignited as you are equipped to proclaim the Gospel faithfully. Special attention is given to:

  1. The content of the Gospel message,
  2. The preparation of evangelistic messages,
  3. The distinctives and dynamics of evangelist proclamation and invitation,
  4. Guidelines for follow-up work, discipleship training and biblical church growth.

Register now or contact us for more information: 901.757.7977 or SOCinfo@stephenolford.org.

October 30-November 2: 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.

Register now or contact us for more information: 901.757.7977 or SOCinfo@stephenolford.org.

November 6-9: Essentials of Biblical Leadership

This course, designed for church leaders, parachurch leaders, and denominational leaders, will:

  1. Grow you in your biblical understanding of incarnational leadership in ministry and the Church,
  2. Enhance your God-given gifts to more effectively lead, mentor, and instruct the people of God,
  3. Teach you how to encourage those you lead in practical participation in the ministry of the Church.

Register now or contact us for more information: 901.757.7977 or SOCinfo@stephenolford.org.

November 13-16: Preaching School

If you have completed all six institutes above, you may attend this final workshop which will:

  1. Allow you to receive further personal instruction and feedback on your preaching,
  2. Allow you to hone your preaching skills.

Register now or contact us for more information: 901.757.7977 or SOCinfo@stephenolford.org.

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 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...
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World Reach Camus in Meru

Testimonies

“Drs. Stephen and David Olford and the others are on the cutting edge of the Word. It is Holy Spirit anointed. It’s timeless because it is Truth. As the scripture says, “iron sharpeneth iron” and I found out (here at the center) that my iron is not as sharp as I...
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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 Sathuluri, the Stephen Olford Legacy coordinator in India, screened these DVDs with over 265...
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Host your own institute

  1. Gather a group
  2. Pick an institute or have us customize one for you
  3. Choose a date and location

Can’t come to us? We’ll come to you!

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“Ministry to ministers is ministry to multitudes!”

Dr. Stephen Olford

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P.O. Box 1150
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