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2023 NATIONAL FOUNDERS CONFERENCE
JANUARY 19-22, 2023
Southwest Florida

When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is man that you are mindful of him, and the son of man that you care for him?

PSALM 8:3-4

And that truth is under assault. If you want to bring down what stands atop a pillar, then strike hard at the pillar. That is precisely what is occurring. The old hymn was right, “Though with a scornful wonder men see her sore oppressed, by schisms rent asunder, by heresies distressed.” Some do not see this attack upon the church of God. Others see it and choose to ignore it. Still others would try to manage the assault rather than militate against it.

What we need are Christians, and especially church leaders, who are willing to follow our Lord in resisting these satanic attacks and storming the very gates of hell in the fulfillment of our commission to make disciples. What we need—what we desperately need—is a renewed sense of the church militant and triumphant.

We indeed do not wage war against flesh and blood, but we do wage war. Our war is against the rulers and authorities in the heavenly places, the cosmic powers over this present darkness.  The weapons of our warfare are the sword of the Spirit, the belt of truth, the breastplate of righteousness, and the other armor God Himself supplies.

If the church does not see her duty to fight, and to fight with full confidence of our ultimate triumph, then we will be tempted to be complacent as truth of God is under assault in our day. Most certainly, “His truth abideth still” and “His kingdom is forever.” But the exaltation and advance of that truth in our generation requires the church on earth to stand firm in the evil day and confidently engage the battle that providentially is before us.

Praise be to God that the church is not her own foundation! “The church’s one foundation is Jesus Christ her Lord.” Christ is the faithful cornerstone. He will supply His church with what she needs to press on victoriously in the battle of reformation.

Join us at the Founders 2022 Conference: Militant and Triumphant as we consider the church’s mission in our day, remembering that “the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds” (2 Corinthians 10:4).

Speakers

Tom Ascol

Tom Ascol

President, Founders Ministries

Voddie Baucham

Dean of Theology, African Christian University

Joel Beeke

President, Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary

Paul Washer

Founder, Heart Cry Missionary Society

Registration

Thank you for your interest in attending the 2023 National Founders Conference! 

Adult Registration

  • Early Bird Registration $140

    January 22 through May 31, 2022

  • Discounted Rate $180

    June 1 through November 30, 2022

  • Regular Rate $220

    December 1, 2022, through January 18, 2023

YOUTH registration

  • Ages 11-17 $50
  • Ages 10 and under Free!

Conference Schedule

This schedule is subject to change.

Wednesday, JAN. 19
Pre-Conference

6:00 PM: SESSION 1 | Tom Ascol

6:50 PM: SESSION 2 | Voddie Baucham

7:45 PM: Break

8:00 PM: SESSION 3 | Q&A

Thursday, Jan. 20

10:00 AM: Registration Opens

1:00 PM: SESSION 1 | Tom Ascol

2:15 PM: SESSION 2 | Travis Allen 

3:15 PM: Break

3:45 PM: SESSION 3 | James Coates

5:00 PM: SESSION 4 | Conrad Mbewe

6:00 PM: Dinner Break, FAM Dinner

8:00 PM: SESSION 5 | Voddie Baucham

Friday, Jan. 21

8:30 AM: Prayer Service

9:00 AM: SESSION 6 | Tom Buck

10:00 AM: SESSION 7 | Travis Allen

11:15 AM: Lunch Break

1:15 PM: SESSION 8 | Panel Discussion

2:30 PM: SESSION 9 | James Coates

3:30 PM: Break

4:00 PM: SESSION 10 | Conrad Mbewe

5:15 PM: Dinner Break

7:00 PM: Session 11 | Voddie Baucham

8:15 PM: Founders After Party

Saturday, Jan. 22

8:30 AM: Prayer Service

9:00 AM: SESSION 12 | Panel Discussion

10:15 AM: SESSION 13 | Voddie Baucham

11:45 AM: Closing

SUNDAY, Jan. 23

9:30 AM: Worship at Grace Baptist Church | James Coates & Conrad Mbewe

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