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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 Shameful Cross” (The Myth of Influence), part 1
Who does God want leading His church?
Liberty vs. legalism in the local church.
A Biblical look at divorce and remarriage.
Leading your church in strong international missions.
A response to Dave Hunt's attack on the doctrines of grace.
The case for expository preaching.
Addressing the fallacies of the Muslim religion.
Implementing change in your local church from the top down.
A biblical examination of the timing and nature of the millenium.
Why and for whom did Christ die?
How to run an effective children's ministry.
A sobering look at the models espoused by Willow Creek, Saddleback, and others.
Dealing with your heart and digging into the text.
The non-negotiable pillars of an effective ministry.
The secrets for planning conferences and retreats.
The one foundational truth on which successful ministry is built.
Fanning the flames of personal passion for Christ.
How to address the top five marriage problems in counseling.
Considering the legitimacy of topical messages.
Discipling men, the backbone of the local church.
A biblical approach to assimilation.
How the church should think, pray, and act toward Israel.
Handling the issue of unrepentant sin in the local church.
A call to evangelical pastors to renew the commitment to the distinctive tenets of the Reformation.
Keys to crafting an effective sermon.
The issues surrounding a child's profession of faith.
Separating psychology from Scripture.
Keeping eisegesis in check.
Arming you with the tools to unmask the dangerous deception of experience-driven theology.
Leading people through position or influence?
“The Shameful Cross” (The Myth of Influence), part 2
How evangelicals are compromising the authority and sufficiency of Scripture, without even realizing it.
The five biggest mistakes spiritual leaders make.
A unique and in-depth look at the most significant sin issue of the heart.
Equipping your flock for evangelism
A biblical response to moving God and manipulating people.
Shepherding the hearts of difficult and disgruntled members.
Making members into ministers.
A biblical look at student ministries.
The do’s and don’t’s of the early years of church ministry.
Avoiding the potential bondage of personal finance.
An open forum the lay elders of Grace Community Church.
Helping your men overcome lust and immorality.
How to illustrate, apply, and deliver God's timeless truth to your people.
God-centered vs. man-centered evangelism.