>Twenty-eight years ago today, at the age of twenty-eight, on July twenty-eighth; Keith Green, his son Josiah, daughter Bethany, and a missionary couple and their children perished in a plane crash.
I vividly remember being in Kansas City, reading section three of the newspaper and seeing a little headline in the lower right hand corner of maybe page 3, “Christian Artist Killed In Plane Crash.”
I was stunned. Keith wrote music that ministered, rather than simply entertained. He wrote music that was Christ-centered, not Keith-centered. He wrote music that convicted rather than comforted.
If you are not familiar with him; get familiar (unless you want to subsist on a diet of typical “worship” cotton candy, fluffy junk) with him. Here’s a sample of his ministry…music/message: