Conferences, Consulting, Coaching
C.T. and Sharen Spear have appeared as featured speaker and vocal music in over 840 churches, 95 schools and colleges, 65 camps, a dozen prisons and jails, and more than a dozen tent meetings. Events include evangelistic campaigns, rally-concerts, Bible Panorama Odyssey seminars, Ladies Extravaganzas, fund raising events, banquets, youth, family or couples camps, pie and coffee promotionals, radio Sharathons, debt solution events, school assemblies, revivals, mission conferences, open air meetings, street meetings, Senior events, commencements, baccalaureates, chapels and convocations.
Dubbed the Ditty Master by students in youth camp, C.T. is known for studies of obscure Bible characters, ditties, and humorous songs. Among his sermon series are Honorable Men, How God Guides, More Blessed, The Significant Moment, Bible Panorama Odyssey, Church Essentials, David’s Last Words, Dinah’s Relationships, Enduring Correction, David’s Mighty Men, Obstacles to Blessing, The Source of Unity, Obscure Leaders: Othniel’s Motivation, The Legacy Series: Spies for God, Vexed or Victorious, Developing Soul-winners, The Spirit of Fear, The Model Prayer, and Superficial Ministry. Individual messages requested include Welcome to Hell, Lost, Sin’s Tricky Game, Marvin’s Passion, A Friend that Sticks, Anointing the Anointed One, The Lentil Lover, Benaiah – the Man God Built, From Loss to Legacy, and The Last Shall Be First.
Practical experience and study of Scripture provides insight for advising leaders. Sharen’s and C.T.’s life includes child rearing, adoption, home schooling, prison ministry, addiction counseling, Divorce Care, church planting (two churches; involved in several other church plants), pastoral ministry (20 years as Senior Pastor, assistant or interim in several churches), itinerant and local music ministry, founding or administering three Christian schools, Bible college adjunct faculty, public relations, writing, editing, publishing, radio production, fund raising, recording, concerts, church debt reduction, Sunday school contests, curriculum, training, and administration.
Personal life coaching about conflict, crisis, and leadership choices have developed from four decades of ministry. Sharen does individual and group counseling, coaches women in ministry and others dealing with addiction, abuse, eating disorders, marriage, education, child rearing, barrenness, adoption, divorce, grieving and coping with life. Her degrees are in Bible, Music, and Christian Education, and a Master’s in Christian Counseling. Experience as an evangelist’s wife, sought after for spiritual guidance, living in travel trailers, home schooling, and performing daily in concert provides a unique perspective. She founded and led Hourglass School of Music with more than 40 students weekly, quarterly recitals, children’s musicals, and annual Ladies’ Extravaganzas. C.T. coaches pastors, Church planters, evangelists, missionaries and men.