Founders Ministries Board

Tom Ascol
Dr. Tom Ascol is the Executive Director of Founders Ministries and Editor of the Founders Journal. He has been the Pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Cape Coral, Florida since 1986. He received a BS from Texas A & M University and the MDiv and PhD degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is editor of the books Reclaiming the Gospel and Reforming Churches and Dear Timothy and has contributed articles and chapters to numerous publications. He and his wife, Donna, live with their six children in Cape Coral.

Fred Malone
Dr. Fred Malone is the pastor of First Baptist Church, Clinton, Louisiana. He received the MDiv degree from Reformed Theological Seminary and the PhD degree in New Testament from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of A String of Pearls Unstrung and co-wrote with Ernest C. Reisinger the introduction to the republished version of Abstracts of Systematic Theology by James P. Boyce. He also serves as a trustee of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Tom Nettles
Dr. Tom Nettles earned the MDiv and PhD degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is presently professor of historical theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He is the author of numerous articles and books, including By His Grace and For His Glory.

Phil Newton
Dr. Phil Newton is the Pastor of South Woods Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee. He received his MDiv from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and his DMin from Fuller Theological Seminary. He serves as an adjunct professor at Crichton College in Memphis and the Institut Theologique de Nimes in France. He has also served as a member of the State Board of Missions with the Alabama Baptist Convention.
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