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Ep. 39: Charles Stanley, NFL QB Kirk Cousins, and Warren’s new book “Faith Based Fraud”

On today’s program, Dr. Charles Stanley is finally stepping down as the pastor of First Baptist Church in Atlanta – at age 88.  But don’t expect him to retire.  I’ll explain why later in the program.  And we have an update on the situation at Taylor University after the firing of a popular professor there.  Questions have arisen regarding whether the college followed appropriate processes in the firing of Jim Spiegel.  And we have the latest in our Generous Living series, a profile of NFL quarterback Kirk Cousins and his approach to both saving and giving.

Before we go, we want to let people know that Warren has a new book out.  It’s called “Faith-Based Fraud:  Learning From the Great Religious Scandals of our Time.”  We’re offering it as our thank you for a gift of any size to MinistryWatch during the month of September.  If you’d like to know more or make a donation, you can go to www.MinistryWatch.com and hit the DONATE button at the top of the page.

Also, next Friday, September 25, Warren will be doing a free on-line webinar based on the book.  Check the daily MinistryWatch emails for details about how to sign up.

Each week, Warren Smith and Natasha Smith bring you news about Christian ministries, as well as the latest in charity and philanthropy, news that we examine from a Christian worldview perspective.  Our goal is to help us become better stewards of the resources God has entrusted to us.

The producers for today’s program are Rich Roszel and Steve Gandy.   We get database and other technical support from Cathy Goddard, Stephen DuBarry, and Casey Sudduth.  Writers who contributed to today’s program include Christina Darnell, Mattie Townson, Emily Miller, and Warren Smith.

May God bless you.