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The Drunken Downfall of Evangelical America’s Favorite Painter - This is a very interesting profile of Thomas Kinkade. “Thomas Kinkade’s death shocked his legions of fans—not only had the Painter of Light died at 54, but the cause was alcohol and Valium. How did the Evangelical Darling fall so far?”
Iain Murray on T4G - Iain Murray shares his thoughts on Together for the Gospel.
Sharpen Your Affections with Fasting - David Mathis: “Fasting has fallen on hard times — at least, it seems, among our overstuffed bellies in the American church. I speak as one of the well-fed.”
Why Kids Don’t Read - One of the primary reasons kids don’t read is that their parents don’t read. In many cases it is learned behavior!
9 Things About the SBC - The 2014 Southern Baptist Convention Meeting kicks off today and Joe Carter gives you 9 things you ought to know about the SBC.
A cross without offense in the world is a cross without power in the world. —Steven Lawson