Stephen Olford Center

GMF’s Stephen Olford center is a pastor training center and Christian retreat destination located in Memphis, TN.

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GMF’s Stephen Olford Center was originally opened by Dr. Stephen Olford (1918-2004) in 1988 as a place to train pastors in expository preaching. GMF is committed to preserving Dr. Stephen Olford’s legacy, supporting Dr. David Olford as he continues to train pastors for ministry, and seeing our premier retreat center succeed at serving the spiritual needs of believers in the Mid-South.

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We serve the Church body in two primary ways:

Providing pastors and lay leaders intensive training in biblical preaching, teaching, and biblical leadership

Providing space for churches and ministries to bring groups focused on connecting with God and each other

Want more information?

To learn more about the training we do, visit our Institute page.

To learn more about using GMF’s Stephen Olford Center for your next retreat, meeting, or event,
visit our Retreat Center page.

To learn more about our research resources, visit our Ministry Research Library page.

Read more on the history of GMF’s Stephen Olford Center and how we are preserving Dr. Stephen
Olford’s legacy
.

Connect with us on Twitter and Facebook for ministry updates, photos, and highlights of Dr. Stephen Olford’s ministry.


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August 11, 2016 at 1:41 pm

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