Family & Society
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Starvation, secrecy, and militancy

Family | Questions abound about a New Mexico desert compound where a boy was found dead
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 8/10/18, 03:35 pm

A police raid on a dilapidated and armed compound a week ago in the remote New Mexico desert raised a mountain of unanswered questions about the 16 people found living in squalid conditions with reported ties to Muslim extremists.

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New accusations surface against Hybels

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/06/18, 01:02 pm

A lead pastor at Willow Creek Community Church in suburban Chicago resigned Sunday, saying the church mishandled accusations of sexual misconduct against former pastor and founder Bill Hybels. The New York Times reported Sunday on new claims by a woman who served as Hybels’ executive assistant in the 1980s. Pat Baranowski, now age 65, was newly divorced when she got the job, and she moved in with the Hybels family for two years.

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Illustration by Krieg Barrie

Summing up with some sums

Essay | You can count on numbers to tell the stories of our lives
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 8/04/18, 10:46 am

Several readers recently asked when more installments in my autobiographical series would come, since it’s two years and seven months since the last one. Episode 16 took us to 2011, when I left The King’s College, New York City. Episodes 17–19, instead of carrying the tale forward, told stories about my ancestors and baseball. Have I run out of steam?

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