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.
Maximizing your life direction.
The non-negotiable pillars of an effective ministry.
Discipling men, the backbone of the local church.
Leading a church to a strong commitment to international ministry.
Why and for whom did Christ die?
A defense and model of the supremacy of expository preaching.
The marks of a God-centered church from 1 Thessalonians.
Implementing change in your local church from the top down.
The necessary exegetical step to effective expository preaching.
Defining and clarifying the fundamentals of biblical counseling.
Separating psychology from Scripture.
A sobering look at the models espoused by Willow Creek, Saddleback, and others.
The shepherd's first priority.
Revisiting the ways to minister to adults on Sunday.
Arming you with the tools to unmask the dangerous deception of experience-driven theology.
Helping your flock spot a wolf in disguise.
Striving for a balanced approach to music in worship.
Responding to the modern evangelical attack on the character of God.
Preaching that assaults and obligates the will.
Liberty vs. legalism in the local church.
Understanding Israel and prophecy.
Handling the issue of unrepentant sin in the local church.
Standing firm against the contemporary challenges that assault the Lordship of Christ and justification by faith alone.
An in-depth look at the thesis, skeleton, introduction, and conclusion of the preacher’s sermon.
The top five counseling questions and their biblical responses.
The Biblical case for elder rule.
Exegesis gone mad.
Answers to tough questions about true spiritual warfare.
An in-depth look at the body, flow, and format of the preacher’s sermon.
A biblical response to moving God and manipulating people.
Making members into ministers.
Computer programs that enhance (and shorten) your study time (including Bibleworks and Logos).
The do's and don't of the early years in church ministry.
A biography of Charles Spurgeon.
Lessons for lay leaders in providing for pastors and their families.
An evaluation of the modern psychological movement.
Understanding the end times.
Can topical preaching be expository preaching?
Teaching your congregation the pattern for biblical decision-making.
A call to evangelical pastors to renew the commitment to the distinctive tenets of the Reformation.
A biblical look at the doctrine of election.
God-centered vs. man-centered evangelism.
How to address the top five marriage problems in counseling.
The multifaceted ways to evangelize your local community.
When and how to change church government.
Learning how to preach through a book of the Bible while remaining fresh and insightful.
A biblical look at student ministries.