Guest / Limited Access /

Retiring • James Skillen, as president of the Center for Public Justice, effective October 1, 2009. He has served the organization since its founding in 1977.

Unretiring • Bill McCartney, as chairman and CEO of Promise Keepers (PK), the men's ministry he cofounded in 1990. He retired as president in 2003. Former PK executive vice president Raleigh Washington will serve as president. Board chairman Sam Winder, who proposed McCartney's return, and president and CEO Tom Fortson have both resigned.

Commissioned • Doug Nuenke, as president and director of the U.S. Navigators. He has been on staff with the discipleship ministry since 1992, most recently leading its Metro Mission. Nuenke succeeds Alan Andrews. Mike Treneer remains the Navigators' international president.

Installed • Christopher A. Hall, as the first chancellor of Eastern University in St. Davids, Pennsylvania. A Christianity Today editor at large, Hall is the author of several books on the early church. He will oversee the day-to-day academic operations of the college as Eastern president David Black focuses on fundraising.

Died • David M. Scholer, professor of New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary, of colorectal cancer at age 70. Though much of his scholarship focused on Gnosticism, his course "Women, the Bible, and the Church" was the seminary's most popular elective, the school said.

Hired • Charmaine Yoest, as president and CEO of Americans United for Life. Before joining the Chicago-based prolife organization, she worked as vice president of communications at the Family Research Council and as an adviser to Mike Huckabee's presidential campaign.

Subscriber access only You have reached the end of this Article Preview

To continue reading, subscribe now. Subscribers have full digital access.

From Issue:
Read These NextSee Our Latest
Also in this Issue
Subscriber Access Only News Briefs
Episcopal bishop removed, Google changes policy on abortion keyword, and Royal Society director resigns.
RecommendedMormons and Christians: So Close, Yet So Far Away
Mormons and Christians: So Close, Yet So Far Away
What should we make of claims that the two faiths are on a path to reconciling?
TrendingOld Hollywood’s Abortion Secret
Old Hollywood’s Abortion Secret
What a culture of death tells us about a culture of life.
Editor's PickHow Science Became a Weapon in the Mommy Wars
How Science Became a Weapon in the Mommy Wars
Peer-reviewed research intensifies parenting debates… and can leave us even more confused.
Christianity Today
Passages
hide thisNovember November

In the Magazine

November 2008

To continue reading, subscribe now for full print and digital access.