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Our next Biblical Preaching Institute will take place Wednesday evening, September 4 through Saturday lunchtime, September 7. We are focusing on Evangelistic Expository Preaching. (Please note the change in our starting day.) This Institute views evangelistic preaching within the context of fulfilling the Great Commission and the call to ‘make disciples.’

This Institute features a powerful series of message/lectures by my late father, Dr. Stephen Olford. Other helpful sessions...

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Upcoming Institutes: July - November 2022

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Join us in person at Stephen Olford Center in Memphis for our Institutes for Biblical Preaching - Olford Ministries International

Opportunities for helpful instruction, meaningful fellowship, and mutual encouragement are available at the Stephen Olford Center during the second half of this year. Consult the dates below.

July 26-28 Evangelistic Institute

September 8-27 Internationals Institute 

September 12-15 Strengthening Institute

October 18-21 Spiritual Growth Institute 

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Strengthening Expository Preaching Institute — February 22-25

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Our “strengthening Expository Preaching” Institute is just two weeks away: February 22-25.

This practical and personal course provides the opportunity to think through various aspects of sermon preparation and delivery. A lot of time is given to considering the distinctive of different literary genre in the Bible to enhance our preparation of messages from these different parts of God’s Word. 

Join Dr. Ted Rendall and myself for this special instructional...

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Essentials of Expository Preaching and Teaching Institute is coming up this Monday

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The deadline for registration for the “Essentials of Expository Preaching and Teaching Institute is coming up this Monday, January 31.

Get in touch with our office if you’d like to attend. 

This is a great opportunity for personal encouragement and practical training. 

Email us: [email protected], 

or call 901-453-6444 or 901-453-6422.

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Upcoming Institutes

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Important Information about the Institute for Biblical Preaching Program - 2022


For a number of years, we have been offering a special intense International Institute of Biblical Preaching.

We are planning for this training time to take place September 8-27, 2022. This will mean people will arrive on September 7 and depart September 28, and there is a full program planned basically for every day.

We have a thorough application process for this event, and people need to email the...

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Practical Preaching Workshop October 18 through 21



This is David Olford inviting you to our Practical Preaching Workshop October 18 through 21 here Memphis with Olford Ministries International.

This is a great time for very focused, personal and practical training in expository preaching.

We want to be preachers who rightly divide the word of truth in the power of the Holy Spirit.

So get in touch with us, and join us for our practical preaching workshop October 18 through 21.

We really need to hear from you by October the 10th.


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International Institute for Biblical Preaching: August 31 - September 24

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Our International Institute for Biblical Preaching takes place August 31 - September 24, this year.
Limited scholarship funds are available for those who have a passion and platform to train others in faithful Biblical preaching.
The scholarship does not cover travel, and the recipient will need to have an appropriate visa, travel documents, and follow all the covid-19 related protocols to get to GMF's Stephen Olford Center in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
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Biblical Preaching Institute — August 30-September 24, 2021

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August 30-September 24, 2021

A special program of intense instruction in “Biblical Preaching” is scheduled for August 30-September 24 later this year.

This program of the Institute for Biblical Preaching will be taking place at GMF’s Stephen Olford Center in Memphis, TN.

This will be a great opportunity for those who are wanting to be equipped for the expository preaching and teaching of God’s Word.

Some scholarship funds may be available for those who must travel long...

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Our Winter Institutes begin in Memphis

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The dates for the winter Institutes are soon upon us.

The deadline for our “Strengthening Expository Preaching “ Institute (February 23-26) is February 9.

Also, ahead is our Practical Preaching Workshop (March 8-11). Contact us by February 9  as well.


You can register online: Or for further information, you can email us at [email protected], or [email protected]. Call us at 901-453-6422, or 901-453-6444.


Health and safety protocols...

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