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 Issue 86 (Fall 2011)
Founder Journal Read the Fall 2011 Issue online.
Thanks to God for the King James Bible
     (Tom Ascol)

"Zeal to Promote the Common Good" The Story of the King James Bible
     (Michael A. G. Haykin)

The Geneva Bible and Its Influence on the King James Bible
     (Matthew Barrett)

Excerpts to the Translator's Preface to the KJV 1611

Review of The Pilgrim's Progress: A Docudrama
     (Ken Puls)


See our online archives of past issues of the Founders Journal. 


From the Director's Blog
 Commentary and Observations from Tom Ascol
Founders Blog
Part 1

Today I had a document forwarded to me (from two different people) that was sent out to what looks to be a list of all the executive directors of state conventions in the Southern Baptist Convention. The title of the document is "A Statement of Traditional Southern Baptist Understanding of God's Plan of Salvation."


The email to which it was attached came from Jeannie Maxwell, the administrative assistant to David Hankins, the executive director of the Louisiana Baptist Convention, and included this statement . . .

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Six Ways of Minimizing Sin
 From Provocations and Pantings Blog
Tim Brister Blog

by Tim Brister

I found these six ways of minimizing sin to be very instructive regarding gospel-centered sanctification/mortification of sin. Take a moment and examine your fight against sin, the ways you are prone to minimize sin, and develop an intentional strategy to renounce them.


I find it difficult to receive feedback about weaknesses or sin. When confronted, my tendency is to explain things away, talk about my successes, or to justify my decisions. As a result, I rarely have conversations about difficult things in my life.

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O Sinner, Come to Jesus Christ
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Featured Hymn

(1 Corinthians 1:30)

1.   How deep the sinner's need for Christ.
         O see how desperate his estate.
      How vast the ravages of sin
         That makes the sinner's debt so great.
      O sinner, come to Jesus Christ!
         And find the riches He can give.
      In Him find all for life and peace.
         O sinner, look to Christ and live!

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Theme: The Sufficiency of Christ
Words and Music by Ken Puls (1992)
Used by Permission

Upcoming Events

Check out these upcoming events in 2012:
     Cultivating Gospel Mission
     September 20-21
     In Portland, Maine

 Speakers include: Caesar Kalinowski and Scotty Smith
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     For the 2012 Camp
     July 30 to August 3, 2012
     At Southwest Baptist University
     In Bolivar, MO

Theme: Becoming Men of Valor and Women of Virtue
Featured Speaker: Dr. Tom Ascol
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