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Founders Journal 91
Issue 91 (Winter 2013)
The Christian and the Law
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Editoral Introduction: The Christian and the Law (Ken Puls)
On the Right Use of the Law (John Newton)
The Saint and the Law (Horatius Bonar)
Following My Re-Maker's Example (Robert Gonzales, Jr.)
The Sabbath Rest of Creation (Richard Barcellos)  


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2013 Founders Fellowship Breakfast

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"The Reformation We Need"

Tuesday Morning, June 11, 2013
6:30 AM
Southern Baptist Convention
George R. Brown Convention Center
Room 352 D/E/F - Level 3
Houston, Texas

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New at the Founders Blog
 Theological, Historical and Pastoral Reflections

Founders Ministries Blog Be sure you're keeping up each week with the Founders Blog. Here are some of the recent posts you may have missed:

How Pastors Can Keep from Losing Heart
Part 1: Not Growing Weary in Well Doing
Part 2: Preaching the Gospel
by Fred Malone

The Joy of Confessing Original Sin
by Tom Nettles

The Positive Purity of the Original State of Man
by Tom Nettles

Andrew Fuller's Wise Counsel to Pastors
by Tom Hicks

Do Believers Have Free Will? Why It Matters...
by Tom Hicks

Uses of the Law in Psalm 119
by Jon English Lee

Why All Believers, Not Just Pastors, Should Study the Pastoral Epistles
by Jon English Lee
Perseverance in Pastoral Ministry
 by Tom Ascol

Tom Ascol Blog It's common wisdom among pastors that no important decision should be made on a Monday. Especially a Monday morning. The nature of pastoral work causes the Lord's Day to be a day that typically requires a great expenditure of physical, emotional and spiritual energy for a man who gives himself to regular pastoral preaching. Standing before a church that is gathered together with unbelievers, knowing that they expect and need to hear the Word of God accurately and helpfully proclaimed is a weighty responsibility. Preaching is spiritual warfare and it is a rare Lord's Day that I do not go home painfully aware of the attacks of our enemy that have come before, during and after my efforts in preaching. I suspect that most preachers know something of what I am talking about.

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Tom serves as Executive Director of Founders Ministries and Senior Pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Cape Coral, Florida.
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Saved by Faith Youth Challenge
     Join us this summer for the 2013 Camp
     July 29 to August 2, 2013
     At Southwestern Baptist University
     In Boliver, MO

Theme: The Gospel Imperative
Featured Speaker: Zane Pratt
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Southern Baptist Founders Conference Southwest
     September 26-28, 2013
     At Heritage Baptist Church
     In Mansfield, Texas

Theme: Being a Disciple of Jesus Christ
Featured Speakers: Tom Ascol and Fred Malone
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