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Who Is Francis Chan?
Christianity Today features Francis Chan. “According to one comment he made in a sermon, Chan gives away about 90 percent of his income (though his church administrator preferred the phrase “most of his income”). Chan doesn’t take a salary from his church, and his book royalties, which total about $500,000, mostly go to organizations like International Justice Mission, which rescues sex slaves in foreign countries. The Chans often open their home to families who need a place to stay. One of Cornerstone’s community pastors, Bill Lucas, lived with Chan for nine months, and says he ‘lives out what he says.'”

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Pictures from the World of Medicine
New Scientist provides a round-up of the year’s best pictures from the world of medicine.

Evangel is a new evangelical group blog sponsored by First Things Magazine.

Hoping to Win the Lottery?
Chris Brauns points to a story about Jack Whittaker who won the Powerball lottery but whose life very quickly completely fell apart.

Deal of the Day: Counterfeit Gods
Counterfeit Gods by Tim Keller is 45% off the retail price at Monergism Books. Use the coupon code counterfeitgods at check out. This is the best price you’ll find anywhere and it applies to only one copy of the book per order. The sale lasts until Wednesday Oct 21st at midnight.