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.

Essentials of Expository Preaching & Teaching

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

$285

Course + Meals

Essentials of Expository Preaching & Teaching (Spanish)

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

$285

Course + Meals

Strengthening Expository Preaching

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

$285

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.

$285

Course + Meals

Essentials of Evangelistic Preaching

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

$285

Course + Meals

Essentials of Biblical Leadership

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

$285

Course + Meals

Practical Preaching Workshop

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

$285

Course + Meals

Planning Your Preaching

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

$285

Course + Meals

Preaching School

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

$285

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.

2017

Sept. 29-30 – Ville PLatte, LA

Oct. 3-6

Oct. 9-12

Oct. 16-19

Oct. 23-26

Oct. 30-Nov. 2

Nov. 3-4 – Mobile, AL

Nov. 6-9

2018

Jan. 29-Feb. 1

Feb. 5-8

Feb. 9-12

Feb. 13-16

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 in 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! Spouses who want to attend the course receive a discount of 25% off the course, resulting in a $75 fee. Spouses who want to attend ANY meals need to buy a meal plan for $165 (12 meals, beverages, snacks, and desserts). There is no additional lodging charge.

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.

What else do I need to know?

What else do I need to know?

If you pay by credit card, we add a processing fee of 4% to offset what the credit card companies charge us to accept credit card payments. If you pay by check, please make checks payable to Global Ministries Foundation and mail them to 65 Germantown Court, Suite 409, Cordova, TN, 38018.

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.