• Ep 18 – IBLP, Bill Gothard, & The Duggars

    The Duggar Family: Formerly of TLC’s 19 Kids & Counting & Counting on, the Duggars are part of the IBLP and use the Advanced Training Institute (ATI) as their homeschool program. Rick Perry: Former Texas governor spoke at a 2005 ATI conference in Big Sandy. Mike Huckabee: An alum of Gothard’s Basic Seminar, reportedly praised the IBLP’s prison ministry initiative as “some of the best programs available for instilling character into the lives of people.” Jim Leininger: The San Antonio billionaire business tycoon, part owner of the Spurs, Christian activist, and GOP megadonor served on IBLP’s advisory board. Sarah Palin: While mayor of Wasilla, Alaska, attended IBLP’s International Association of…