Dictators and pop stars made the list of Time Magazine Person of the Year finalists. Xi Jinping, Taylor Swift, Barbie, King Charles III, Vladimir Putin, the people who have prosecuted Trump, and OpenAI CEO Sam Altman all made the list. We contrast this with God’s hall of heroes from 2023 and throughout Christian history—the poor wise man who saved the city, the persecuted saints, the homeschool leaders in tough places like South Africa and Brazil, and others.
Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 70's, Kevin Swanson and his wife, Brenda, are now homeschooling their five children. Since graduating from his homeschool and then serving as student body president of a large west coast university, he has gone on to other leadership positions in corporate management, church, and other non-profits.