Day: March 12, 2018

How Christian Faith Led a Single Woman to Defy Chairman Mao

Lin Zhao’s faith led her to embrace China’s Communist movement—then pay the ultimate price for opposing it. Nelson Mandela. Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Martin Luther King Jr. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. When we think of 20th-century political dissidents who were people of faith, these are the names that spring to mind. And for good reason: These men left an Read More

The Suffering Leader

I found new treasures in the field of suffering The suffering leader sounds like an un-American idea. In our paradigm, leaders flourish, whether on Wall Street or in the house church. Even in the spiritual realm, we are susceptible to expectations that flourishing leaders have flourishing lives—yet we know better. And as we read our Read More

Babies Need Their Moms. But Moms Need Paid Leave.

“Conservatives love my family-first message, but you have to pay for that message,” says researcher. Erica Komisar is a social worker and psychoanalyst who believes young children are faring worse than they were even 30 years ago. In her practice, “I was seeing an increase in children with mental disorders, being diagnosed earlier and medicated Read More