Albert Hsu

Albert Y. Hsu (pronounced "shee") is senior editor for IVP Books at InterVarsity Press, where he acquires and develops books in such areas as culture, discipleship, church, ministry, and mission. He earned his PhD in educational studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois.

Al is the author of Singles at the Crossroads, Grieving a Suicide, and The Suburban Christian. He has been a writer and columnist for Christianity Today and served as senior warden on the vestry of Church of the Savior in Wheaton, Illinois. He and his wife, Ellen, have two sons and live in the western suburbs of Chicago.

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It's a devastating loss when a loved one dies, especially when it is unexpected. Al Hsu talks about the complex grief he experienced when his father took his own life. Ron and Nan Deal talk about the sudden loss of their son, Connor. View Show Notes →
Albert Hsu talks frankly about the loss of his father to suicide. Hsu shares how suicide heightens the regular grief that comes with the death of a loved one. Hsu reminds us that God is with us in our suffering. View Show Notes →
Author Albert Hsu talks about how people search for answers after experiencing a suicide. Hsu shares about the pitfalls of remembrance, the importance of talking about depression, and to help people know that they are not alone. View Show Notes →
Author Albert Hsu is a suicide survivor--he has grieved his own father's suicide. Hsu talks about the effect his father's suicide had on their family and gives us a first-hand look at this complicated loss. View Show Notes →