Resources 2017-06-21T15:20:20+00:00

Articles & Teaching Outlines

Download teaching outlines and articles on a wide range of topics. We hope these resources encourage you in your own walk with the Lord and prove helpful as you share important truths of the Gospel with those around you.
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Core truths of the Gospel

The Need of the Gospel
by Steven Shepard

The Gospel will have power in our lives to the degree that we understand our sin. People need to know why they need a Savior. We must understand the bad news to appreciate the good news. To be transformed by grace, we must understand sin and judgment. Teaching outline >>


The Power of the Gospel
by Steven Shepard

There is real power in the Christian life, and it is found only in the Gospel. It will not be found in religion, an experience, or in any other teaching that is not directly related to the Gospel. Teaching outline >>


True Conversion
by Steven Shepard

If our understanding about how people are converted is wrong then our method of doing evangelism and missions will be wrong. We will be seeking to get people to do things that do not bring about real conversions. Teaching outline >>

Spirit of Adoption
by Steven Shepard

Believers are not to be in bondage or live in fear, but are to enter into the freedom and security of their adoption as beloved sons and daughters of God. God wants us to experience our adoption and know that we belong to Him. Article >>


The Power of Forgiveness
by Steven Shepard

All of us have a great debt that we cannot pay. God rightly requires payment and justice to be done for each transgression against His perfect righteousness. So forgiveness from God is everyone’s greatest need. Article >>

Church planting and missions strategy

How to Strategically Use Mission Support
by Steven & Christy Shepard

We are stewards of His resources and therefore are accountable to Him for what we do with them. Because of this, it is crucial that we seek His guidance through prayer, reading His Word and godly counsel in order to have the wisdom to faithfully disperse what we are given. Article >>

Articles from the CPI blog

  • A clean conscience

A Clean Conscience

June 25th, 2017|0 Comments

  • Necessity and power of the new birth

The Necessity and Power of the New Birth

June 22nd, 2017|1 Comment

  • True Revival

True Revival

May 1st, 2017|0 Comments

  • Worship

Reforming Worship

December 10th, 2016|1 Comment

  • Children at God's Mercy School in Uganda

Sharing the Love and Truth of Christ in Uganda

December 9th, 2016|0 Comments

  • Teaching the Yora

Four Phase Mission in Peru

September 22nd, 2016|1 Comment

  • Matses men at a conference

Motivation for Missions

September 22nd, 2016|1 Comment

Our Adoption as Children of God

June 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Loving Others is Hard to Do

May 15th, 2016|0 Comments

  • Matses pastors conference

Biblical Principles of Church Planting

April 14th, 2016|5 Comments

  • Steven Shepard teaching at Nuevo Olaya

The Power of God’s Word in Peru

April 7th, 2016|1 Comment

  • Mountain in Uganda

Nowhere to Hide

January 10th, 2016|0 Comments

The Secret of Loving God and Others

January 5th, 2016|0 Comments

True Prosperity

June 19th, 2015|0 Comments