"Every church here has been helped (by missions groups) in some way with children's ministries, building, helping orphans, and financial assistance--few comes down to help the pastors...we don’t receive any teaching to help us become better pastors." ~Pastor Javier, Mexico.
The ECI pastor’s conferences generally include four one-hour sessions of teaching, lunch, and refreshments for those who attend. Usually, the conference begins at 9a.m. and ends around 4p.m.
The ECI pastor’s conferences offer a variety of topics which include: the priority of Scripture in ministry, the heart of the leader, biblical eldership, the Gospel, the meaning of the death of Christ, the humanity and deity of Christ, global missions, marriage and family, etc.