Sharper Ministry Conference
FBC Mt. Dora – Thursday, February 23, 2017
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Register Now:
Call our church office at 352-385-2222 or email


9:00 a.m.   –  9:20 a.m.                   Worship
9:20 a.m.   –  9:30 a.m.                   Introductions
9:30 a.m.   – 10:30 a.m.                  Allan Taylor
10:45 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m.                Break-out Sessions
12:00 p.m.  –  1:00 p.m.                 Lunch
1:10 p.m.   –   1:20 p.m.                 Worship
1:20 p.m.   –   1:50 p.m.                 Large Group
2:00 p.m.   –   2:45 p.m.                 Break-out Sessions
3:00 p.m.   –   4:00 p.m.                 Ergun Caner


Break-Out Sessions:

Pre-school and Children:  Mark Jones, Children’s Pastor of Quail Springs Baptist Church in Oklahoma City and founder of “Mr. Mark’s Classroom.”

Youth Ministry Ergun Caner, author of numerous books including Unveiling Islam.  A popular speaker, he has been used of God so that hundreds have surrendered to full time Christian Ministry.

Education:  Allan Taylor, served 20 years as Minister of Education at First Baptist Church of    Woodstock, GA.  He writes Sunday School, leadership, and training materials.  He joined Lifeway Christian Resources in 2015 to provide training and assistance to churches and     Education Ministers across the country.

Worship:  Jimmy Davis, music evangelist for 13 years, over 30 awards with CGMA, Gospel Music Association, Nominated for an Emmy Award, contracted to work the past 13 with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.  Songwriter of the year with Artist Music Guild.  Associate Pastor for 8 years and 9 years as Senior Pastor of a Baptist Church.
Stephen Wolgamott, Worship Pastor of First Baptist Church of Leesburg, FL and graduate from the Baptist College of Florida and Master’s degree from Liberty University.
James (Jim) Ferguson, Worship Pastor over 35 years in the state of FL and former director of the Baptist Singing Men, graduate from Florida State University, and Southwestern    Baptist Theological Seminary.  Now, a Certified Financial Planner, CLU, and ChFC, Jim has served the Lord avocationally as the orchestra conductor of Calvary Baptist Church in Clearwater, FL and currently as interim Worship Pastor of First Baptist Mount Dora.

Pastor and Staff Wives:  Sheri Jamieson is a Florida native and graduate of St. Petersburg Junior College, Florida State University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and The University of Texas at Arlington.  The daughter of a Worship Pastor, she is now a pastor’s wife, mother of 3 children, Sunday School Teacher, Choir member and leader of Women’s Ministry at 1st Baptist Mt. Dora. She is also a cancer survivor.  Sheri worked as the Baptist Director of Fort Worth, TX for 5 years, which served the low income and homeless and dealt with over 20,000 clients per year.  This gives her a unique perspective on the role of a pastor’s or staff member’s wife.  She is on the Board of the Florida Baptist Children’s Homes and understands the delicate and difficult role of being a pastor’s wife.  .

Pastor:  Tom Cheyney is a nationally recognized leader in church revitalization, church planting, and church health.  He is the author of over 30 books including, Preaching Towards Church Revitalization, The Church Revitalizer as Change Agent, and Thirty-eight Church Revitalization Models for the Twenty First Century, The Nuts and Bolts of Church Revitalization.

Each of these areas will be joined by the Team here at First Baptist Church of Mount Dora.  We have an excellent team that will also teach and encourage you in your ministry.
• Thomas Jamieson, Senior Pastor
• Fred Boone, Education and Administration Pastor
• Joshua Douglas, Youth Pastor
• Tracy Ahearn, Pre-school and Children’s Director

It will be a day where Iron can sharpen Iron!

To register for this great event, please call our church office at 352-385-2222 or email