July 2012  
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A Prayer For Pilgrims
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 Audio for 2012 Founders Fellowship Breakfast
Founders Breakfast
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Retrospect and Prospect
A Historian's Perspective
On the Future of
The Southern Baptist Convention

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This address was recorded on June 19, 2012
At the 2012 Founders Fellowship Breakfast
At the Southern Baptist Convention
In New Orleans, LA

From the Director's Blog
 Catch up with the Founders Ministries Blog
 Commentary from Tom Ascol

Founders Ministries Blog
Faith of Our Founders
An Interview with Tom Ascol
from Tabletalk Magazine.

Killing Calvinism
"I have recommended that this book become required reading for all our church's leaders."

My Analysis of the SBC Family
"Over the last few years as I have surveyed the SBC landscape I have identified what I believe are 4 distinct types of Southern Baptists who care about the issue of Calvinism."

 Announcing our 2012 Fall Founders Study Center Courses

Worship Course Coming this Fall ...
    You asked for it ...
       FSC Lectures on an iPod near you!

Study Worship with Dr. Bruce Leafbald. Download and listen to course lectures on your iPod.

Fall Registration Now Open!


Learn more about enrolling in the Study Center. 


Register by July 31st for an early registration discount! 


Our 10 week course on Baptist Covenant Theology with Dr. Fred Malone and Dr. Jim Renihan will also be available to download and listen on your iPod. 


See more courses we are offering this fall and find out What's New at the Founders Study Center.


A Prayer for Pilgrims
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 Hymn by Ken Puls

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A Prayer for Pilgrims

"As I walked through the wilderness of this world,
I lighted on a certain place where was a den ..."
(John Bunyan)

The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan is a book every Christian should read and re-read. It is rich with the gospel and filled with biblical truth. This hymn is a prayer of intercession for those who are at different stages and places in the Christian journey, based on Part 1 of Bunyan's allegory.

A Burdened Sinner

1.   Lord, we pray for those now burdened
         'Neath the weight and guilt of sin,
      Those who read Your Word and tremble
         As conviction grows within.
      Father, help us point to Jesus,
         Those who flee the coming wrath,
      That they find the gate and entrance
         To the cross, Salvation's path.

The Slough of Despond

2.   Lord, we pray for those now sinking,
         Doubting in the mire of sin,
      Though alone they vainly struggle,
         Help can bring them out again.
      Father, send Your precious Spirit,
         Lift them up on solid ground,
      Point them to each Gospel promise
         That their hope may soon abound.

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Theme:Prayer of Intercession for Those on the Christian Journey
Words and Music by Ken Puls (1998)
Used by Permission

This and other hymn tunes arranged for Classical Guitar.
Upcoming Events

Check out these upcoming events in 2012:

Southern Baptist Founders Conference Southwest
     "The Great Commission"
     September 27-29, 2012
     Heritage Baptist Church
     Mansfield, Texas

Speakers include Baruch Maoz and Walt Chantry
Click here for registration information
PLNTD New England Conference 2012
     Cultivating Gospel Mission
     September 20-21
     In Portland, Maine

 Speakers include: Caesar Kalinowski and Scotty Smith
Click here for registration information and schedule.

Saved By Faith Youth Challenge
     Join us this summer
     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
Click here for registration information

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