The Founders Midwest Conference meets annually in the Saint Louis, MO area. Our next conference will be February 25-26, 2020 at First Baptist Church, Fenton, MO.
By Dr. Owen Strachan Today, it’s common for church folk to be scared of theology. You can’t really blame them. They have heard that theology accounts for division and disunity. Many people have not heard a pastor preach theologically (at least not consciously so), and so they feel their spider-sense tingling if the preacher gets … Continue reading The Pastor as Theologian
By Dr. Tom J. Nettles An aphorism is defined as “a brief statement of a truth, or principle.” It resembles a proverb. At its best, an aphorism is a maxim—an epitomized statement of truth arising from a worldview. Sometimes aphorisms are mere isolated statements coming from the observations of an individual and reflecting either his … Continue reading Aphorisms
By Dr. John Greever There are moments when ideas converge in lucidity in Christian holy contemplation, a convergence that explodes to touch every aspect of life. In such moments, one wonders, “How in the world did I miss that before?” The Unforgiving Forgiven Servant I had a moment like that recently in thinking through the … Continue reading The Sanity and Power of Christian Thankfulness
By John Wright “I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.” (Psalm 119:11, ESV) “Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; 2 but his delight is in the law … Continue reading Tips for Productive Memorizing and Meditating on the Bible