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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. 


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


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.

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Upcoming events

Check back regularly as we continue to add dates to our 2019 course schedule.

8-13 de abril: Predicación Expositiva y Elementos de Enseñanza Bíblica

Reuniendo los elementos espirituales, personales y prácticos de la predicación expositiva, en nuestro curso de iniciación sobre la enseñanza expositiva aprenderá:

1. La esencia teológica de la predicación expositiva y lo que hace, así como su autoridad bíblica,
2. Esencial práctico del desarrollo y entrega de sermones expositivos,
3. La formación espiritual del predicador,
4. Elementos fundamentales de la predicación encarnacional,
5. El lugar del Espíritu Santo en la predicación.

Lunes, 8 de abril – Sábado, 13 de abril. Ver itinerario a continuación para horarios.

¡Este curso es GRATIS, cortesía de Global Ministries Foundation!


¡Este curso ahora está lleno! Si desea ser agregado a la lista de espera, llame al 901.300.8572.

April 30-May 3: Expository Preaching and Teaching Essentials

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

This course begins at 8:30 AM Tuesday and concludes at 2 PM on Friday.

Register online or by phone 901.453.6422 or email

May 6-9: Strengthening Expository Preaching

Strengthen 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.

This course begins at 8:30 AM Monday and concludes at 2 PM on Thursday.

Register online or by phone 901.453.6422 or email

Certificate Program

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

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


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...
World Reach Camus in Meru


“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...

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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“Ministry to ministers is ministry to multitudes!”

Dr. Stephen Olford


GMF's Stephen Olford Ministry Legacy Project

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