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.
The non-negotiable pillars of an effective ministry.
Whom does God want leading His church?
The case for expository preaching.
Fanning the flames of personal passion for Christ.
How to avoid drowning in the early years of ministry.
Why and for whom did Christ die?
Striving for a balanced approach to music in worship.
Dealing with your heart and digging into the text.
The five biggest mistakes spiritual leaders make.
Examining the pros and cons of public, private, and home-school education.
The issues in ministry worth fighting for.
How to maintain knowledge of the world around you.
Handling the issue of unrepentant sin in the local church.
Counseling couples through communication and conflict resolution.
Keys to crafting an effective sermon.
Helping your men overcome lust and immorality.
The keys to successful candidating.
What makes an effective outreach.
The five errors that underlie every cult.
Separating psychology from Scripture.
Shepherding the hearts of difficult and disgruntled members.
A biblical look at student ministries.
How to illustrate, apply, and deliver God's timeless truth to your people.
Lessons from the history of preaching.
A close study of demons in the world today.
A biblical response to moving God and manipulating people.
A biblical look at divorce and remarriage.
An open forum with the lay elders of Grace Community Church.
How to effectively preach the Old Testament.
Addressing the trichotomy / dichotomy debate.