Sr. was born in 1911, the fifth boy in his family. There was also a sister that came later and the fact that she existed is all we know about her. The book says that "almost from infancy he seemed to have a classic 'artistic' temperament."
"Son, are we going to do business again?"
Hits you right in the feelings, doesn't it?
Let me repeat that.
He QUITS HIS JOB and starts a correspondence course.
We get some notes about how it was hard to keep food on the table but like...
There are also stories like how one time they shared a room with other preachers for a revival thing and Sr. would get up at 4am every day to pray loudly for hours. Eventually they just all got up too!
2) A 3 year old does not have sins to be forgiven.
3) Any god who does NOT care about a child is a fucking monster
4) You have made your whole goddamn career talking about how to raise, children, how do you not know that?