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Everything you need to know about attending a course.

Dates, Costs, Locations, Accommodations.
Pick your courses.
Read the descriptions of our courses and decide which you’d like to attend.
Pick your dates.
Most courses are offered twice a year. Check out the dates for the courses you are interested in.
Pick your registration options.
We encourage online registration through our secure portal. There you will have the option to register for as many courses and accommodations as you want.

Pick your courses.

Most of our courses are 4-day intensive learning experiences. Read the descriptions and see which courses interest you.

Expository Preaching & Teaching Essentials

Explore spiritual, personal, and practical elements of expository preaching.

$340

Course + Meals

Expository Preaching & Teaching Essentials (Spanish)

Explore los elementos espirituales, personales y prácticos de la predicación expositiva en español.

$340

Course + Meals

Strengthening Expository Preaching

Strengthen your expository preaching of different genres and challenging interpretative areas.

$340

Course + Meals

Expository Preaching & Spiritual Growth

Learn to focus on helping Christians become more Christ-like and mature in the Lord through your expository preaching.

$340

Course + Meals

Evangelistic Expository Preaching

Ignite your evangelistic zeal as you are equipped to proclaim the Gospel faithfully.

$340

Course + Meals

Biblical Leadership

Grow in your understanding of incarnational leadership in ministry and enhance your God-given gifts to lead more effectively.

$340

Course + Meals

Practical Preaching & Teaching Workshop

Improve your teaching and preaching skills through personal coaching from experienced preachers.

$340

Course + Meals

Planning Your Preaching

Experienced preachers help you prayerfully plan your preaching schedule for 6-12 months.

$340

Course + Meals

Preaching School

If you complete six institutes above, attend this final workshop to receive further personal instruction and feedback on your preaching.

$340

Course + Meals

Pick your dates.
Below is a list of current scheduled courses. We are adding dates all the time. Check back regularly for even more options.

2018

Sept. 11-14

Sept. 17-20

Sept. 21-24

Sept. 25-28

Oct. 1-4

Oct. 9-12

Still have questions?
We have answers.
Where do the courses take place?

Where do the courses take place?

Most courses are taught at GMF’s Stephen Olford Center located at 4000 Riverdale Road, Memphis, TN. The center is a Christian retreat space that provides lodging, dining, and classroom spaces for the courses. Check out our brochure for more information on the center. Occasionally, our instructors conduct courses in other states and countries. If you’d like us to come to you, contact us.

Where do I stay?

Where do I stay?

Stay with us! Most courses are taught at GMF’s Stephen Olford Center in Memphis, TN. The center is a Christian retreat space that provides lodging, dining, and classroom spaces for the courses. Lodging is $35/night and is not included in the price of the course. 

Where do I eat?

Where do I eat?

Eat with us! Most courses are taught at GMF’s Stephen Olford Center in Memphis, TN. The center is a Christian retreat space that provides lodging, dining, and classroom spaces for the courses. Meals and snacks are included in the price of the course. Take advantage of the opportunity to connect with instructors and other students during meals! 

Can I bring my spouse?

Can I bring my spouse?

Yes! If a participant would like to bring his or her spouse to the event, the spouse is required to register for the course and meal plan. (Note: The spouse’s course fee is discounted.) Lodging is charged PER PERSON, so the spouse will also need to register for lodging if staying on campus.

Can I register by phone?

Can I register by phone?

Yes! The easiest way to register is via our secure portal on our website. However, if you’d prefer to register by phone, please call Betty at 901.453.6422.

If your courses are any good, why are they so inexpensive?

If your courses are any good, why are they so inexpensive?

OMI knows pastors need quality training in timely intervals at great prices. We meet that need by only charging what is needed to cover course materials and facility fees. OMI and GMF underwrite all other expenses.

More questions?
Just ask.

Olford Ministries International, Inc., serves as resident ministry partner with Global Ministries Foundation at GMF's Stephen Olford Center and in partnership with GMF's Stephen Olford Ministry Legacy Project.