Don Whitney Joins SBFC Planning CommitteeThe Southern Baptist Founders Conference Planning Committee has recently added Don Whitney to their ranks. After serving as pastor of the Glenfield Baptist Church in Glen Ellyn, IL for more than fourteen years, Dr. Whitney has recently been elected to the faculty of the Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, KS as the professor of spiritual formation. He received his MDiv. from Southwestern Seminary and his DMin. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Dr. Whitney is best known for his best selling book, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life. He and his wife Caffy have one daughter.
New Contributing Editor
The Founders Journal is pleased to announce that Mark Dever has been added to
our board of Contributing Editors. Dr. Dever is the pastor of the Capitol Hill
Baptist Church in Washington DC. He previously served as Associate Pastor at
Eden Baptist Church in Cambridge, England. He is a graduate of Gordon Conwell
(MDiv.), Southern Seminary (ThM), and Cambridge University (PhD), where his
major emphasis was the English Puritans. His work has appeared previously in
the journal and he is no stranger to those who are familiar with the Founders
Conference. He and his wife, Connie, have two children.
A Southern Baptist Explanation of Calvinism
The Southern Baptist Founders Conference Southwest has produced a 6 cassette
tape set entitled, A Southern Baptist Explanation of Calvinism. The set
consists of 5 sermons by Fred Malone, pastor of First Baptist Church in
Clinton, LA, on "Total Depravity," "Unconditional Election," "Particular
Redemption," "Effectual Calling," and "Perseverance of the Saints." Also
included is a message by Tom Ascol entitled, "From the Reformation to the
Southern Baptist Convention." These six tapes come in a vinyl album and are
available for $10.00 plus postage from Rusty Canoy at First Baptist Church of
Roosevelt * Rt. 1, Box 398 * Lubbock, TX 79401 * phone (806) 842-3433.
Midwest Founders Conference
The first Southern Baptist Founders Conference Midwest is scheduled for March
5-7. It will be hosted by First Baptist Church of Harvester, Missouri. The cost
for the conference is $30.00 ($15.00 for students). A list of conference hotels
will provided upon request. The theme of the conference is "Evangelism and the
Sovereignty of God." For more information contact either Dr. Curtis McClain at
8454 Engler Ave * St. Louis, MO 63314 * phone (314) 428-4079; or Pastor Chuck
Todd at 313 S. East St. * Pinckneyville, IL 62274 * phone (618) 357-9220.