The mission of the Shepherds Conference is to provide the opportunity for men in church leadership to be challenged in their commitment to biblical ministry and to find encouragement as together we seek to become more effective servants of our chief Shepherd.
Creation, Theology & The End of the Universe
10:00am - 11:30am on Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Consecrating your heart as you prepare for the pulpit.
Examining the ever-changing definition.
A philosophy of ministry built upon the text of scripture.
And what your church can do to prevent it.
An interactive forum on practical ministry issues.
How to preach the Old Testament.
Understanding the goal of church discipline.
Be Careful How You Build
3:15pm - 4:30pm on Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Holy Spirit Revelation
7:00pm - 9:30pm on Wednesday, March 4, 2009
A Pastor's Greatest Concern
9:00am - 10:15am on Thursday, March 5, 2009
Interview with John MacArthur
10:45am - 12:00pm on Thursday, March 5, 2009 (Questions & Answers)
Studying the passage with accuracy and care.
How biblical leadership both creates and resolves conflict.
Keys to preaching this life-transforming letter.
Motivating and mobilizing members into the work of the ministry.
Reclaiming the Great Commission in your local church.
Striving for a balanced approach to music in worship.
How to train lay leadership to assist you in biblical counseling.
Cultivating your church's love for its missionaries
Crafting an effective sermon that stays faithful to the text.
Assessing the New Atheism from a biblical perspective.
What every pastor and elder needs to know about raising his kids.
A guide to biblical decision making.
Living out the gospel through adoption and mercy ministry.
What the Bible teaches about faith healing.
Preaching with Authority
7:00pm - 8:30pm on Thursday, March 5, 2009
Be Careful What you Say
9:00am - 10:15am on Friday, March 6, 2009
Proclaiming the sermon with clarity and conviction.
Developing a biblical model for world missions.
Answering the common ministry questions that we have received over the years.
Addressing the fallacies of Islam.
The call to cultivate unity in your local church.
Ministering effectively to those with autism, Down syndrome, and other special needs.
Guarding the Gospel
2:00pm - 4:00pm on Friday, March 6, 2009
Why Did God Allow Evil?
7:00pm - 8:30pm on Friday, March 6, 2009