Founders Journal · Winter 2004 · pp. 6, 33


Our Thanks to Bill Lollar

Our thanks to Bill Lollar for serving over the past ten years as the Graphic Design Editor of the Founders Journal. This summer Bill and his family will be moving to Wales where he will begin work as an evangelist and church planting missionary. For more information on Bill’s new ministry you can visit his website at or email him at

New Graphic Design Editor

Dr. Ken Puls is our new Graphic Design Editor for the Founders Journal. Ken serves Founders Ministries as Editorial Director of Founders Press and Director of the online Founders Study Center.

Founders Fellowship Breakfast

There will not be a Founders Fellowship Breakfast in Indianapolis, Indiana this year.

New Founders Press Title

Watch for the release in March 2004 of Dear Timothy: Letters on Pastoral Ministry edited by Dr. Tom Ascol.

As Paul imparted his wisdom to Timothy through letters, this collection of writings from seasoned pastors contains over 480 years of combined ministry experience. Old and new pastors alike will treasure this compilation of heartfelt advice and nuggets of truth that will guide them through the challenges and joys of their calling in Christ. Contributors include Joel Beeke, Ligon Duncan, Fred Malone, Mark Dever, Tedd Tripp, Ray Ortlund, Jr., C. J. Mahaney, Roger Ellsworth, and others.

For more information see

Founders Study Center

This spring we are offering four courses through the online Founders Study Center: Maintaining Your Spiritual Health (with audio lectures by Dr. Don Whitney), Maintaining a Healthy Church (with audio lectures by Dr. Mark Dever), Theology of the Reformers (with audio lecture by Dr. Timothy George) and Preaching and Preachers (with audio lectures by Dr. Martyn Lloyd Jones). For information on taking theses courses, please visit our website at

Monthly Founders eNewsletter

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2004 Saved by Faith YOUTH Challenge

The theme this year is Dismantling the Matrix: A Course in Spiritual Warfare with keynote speaker, Dr. Tom Ascol, pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Cape Coral, Florida, and Executive Director of Founders Ministries. The first conference will be held July 5–11 at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri. The second conference will be held July 26–30 at the Laguna Beach Christian Retreat in Panama City Beach, Florida. The cost is $260.00 per person (a deposit of $80.00 per person is due with initial registration. For more information, contact Conference Registration Secretary, Karen Ascol:

457 Mohican Lane
Shreveport, LA 7116
318-798-7086 (fax)

Lynn E. May Study Grants

The Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives is now accepting applications for the Lynn E. May, Jr. Study Grants for 2004-2005. The application deadline is April 1, 2004. The grants are awarded to assist researchers who use the Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives with travel and research expenses. The study grants honor Dr. Lynn E. May, Jr., Executive Director of the Historical Commission, SBC, 1971-1995. The maximum award is $750. The grant funds will be available after May 1, 2004.

The Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is a research center for the study of Baptist life and history. It serves as the denominational archives for the Southern Baptist Convention. Additional information on holdings is available from the archives staff or by viewing the web site listed below.

Interested applicants can write, call, or email a request for guidelines and an application form. Applicants may submit their application electronically by accessing the Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives web site.

For more information contact:

Bill Sumners
Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives
901 Commerce St., #400
Nashville, TN 37203-3630
Telephone: 615-244-0344
FAX: 615-782-4821
Website address: