Experience a new kind of Seminary!

Experience new Challenges!

Experience life Change!

Experience new Adventures!

Theology Experienced

The WEST Institute

Collision: Where Your Faith And Life Meet

How does your Christian faith impact your daily life? This is the question at the heart of the 2016 Campus Ministry Conference. We are excited to bring in three top-notch speakers to discuss this vital topic at this year's two day Campus Ministry Conference. The conference is open to all, and will be held November 11-12 on the campus of the University of Wyoming. The conference is free, and no registration is required. We will hold two 1-hour sessions on Friday evening and three 1-hour sessions throughout Saturday afternoon and evening.

This years speakers include:

Dr. Stephen Davey

Stephen Davey serves as the pastor/teacher of Colonial Baptist Church and the President of Shepherds Theological Seminary, as well as the principal Bible teacher on the international ministry, Wisdom for the Heart. Stephen committed his life to serving Christ as a teenager and prepared for a life of servant-leadership at Liberty University, Tennessee Temple University, Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary, and Dallas Theological Seminary.

Stephen’s broadcast ministry, Wisdom for the Heart, is heard on five continents and in seven languages on 250 radio stations. In addition, Stephen has written more than 80 booklets, devotionals, study guides and commentaries, published by Charity House, Ambassador/Emerald House, Kress Publications, LOGOS and Wisdom for the Heart.


Dr. Doug Bookman

Dr. Bookman joined the faculty of Shepherds Theological Seminary in August, 2009. He heads up the student recruitment and teaches in the area of New Testament Exposition. Dr. Bookman also enjoys leading numerous study trips to Israel which includes an annual trip specifically designed for our STS students. Dr. Bookman completed his M.Div. and Th.M. at Central Baptist Theological Seminary; and his Th.D. at Dallas Theological Seminary.

In 1987, Dr. Bookman joined the Bible Department faculty of The Master’s College. While there, he conceived, designed, and implemented the IBEX program, a semester-abroad program in Israel. In 1998, Dr. Bookman joined the Friends of Israel as a national representative. Throughout the years he has taught at various colleges and seminaries, and has served as pastor and interim pastor at local churches. Much of his ministry in the last decade has focused on both Israel and the life of Christ, leading study trips to Israel, and speaking at Bible Conferences across the United States and abroad.


Chris Brady

Chris Brady is a NY Times best-selling author, speaker, humorist, and businessman. His books include Launching a Leadership Revolution (co-authored with Orrin Woodward), PAiLS, Rascal, A Month of Italy, and several other titles on leadership and success.Chris is the CEO and Creative Director of LIFE Leadership. He is also the executive publisher of Obstacles Press, and one of the founders of All Grace Outreach, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

Chris is listed on the Inc. Magazine Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts. He is also listed among the Top 100 Authors to Follow on Twitter, and was recently named as one of the Top 20 Most Followed Leadership Gurus on Twitter! Online Masters Degree Programs chose his blog for a Masters Award in Leadership, which was also selected as a Top Management Resource for 2012, as well as being listed in the Top 150 Management and Leadership Blogs. In 2010 he was awarded the Kettering/GMI Alumni Association Entrepreneurial Achievement Award.

Conference Details:

Topic: Where Your Faith And Life Meet

Dates: Nov. 11-12, 2016

Speakers: Dr. Stephen Davey, Dr. Doug Bookman, Chris Brady

Location: The Education Auditorium of the University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY. Off of N. 15th and Lewis.

Cost: FREE

Times: Friday 6-7 pm, 7:30-8:30 pm. Saturday, 4-5 pm, 6:30-7:30 pm, 8-9 pm.

Lodging: For groups coming in from out of town, free lodging may be available. Please contact us if you are interested in lodging options.