Information about Israeli government involvement with the antimissionary organization Yad Le’achim, reported in the August 17 issue, page 47, was not derived from Alhamishmar as indicated, but from Zerokor, another Jerusalem newspaper.

The late J. Barton Payne’s son Philip was incorrectly identified as a TEAM missionary in the August 17 issue, page 51. He serves in Japan with the Evangelical Free Church.

Joseph Bayly has been appointed general director of the Christian Medical Society. Bayly, who will continue as vice-president of David C. Cook Publishing Company, replaces Haddon Robinson, who resigned to become president of Conservative Baptist Seminary in Denver, Colorado.

Bill Bright, founder and president of Campus Crusade for Christ International, was honored recently by the Christian Booksellers Association in connection with the authorship of the evangelism booklet, “The Four Spiritual Laws.” The pervasive witnessing tool was first published in 1965 and since has been translated into 82 languages with an estimated 500 million copies printed.

Daniel E. Weiss, president of Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Philadelphia and Eastern College in St. Davids, Pennsylvania, has been elected board chairman of the Christian College Coalition. The three-year-old Coalition monitors legislation and issues affecting Christian colleges and involves about 40 accredited liberal arts colleges with a total student population of 46,000.

R. Keith Parks was elected executive director of the Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board last month. Parks, a missionary in Indonesia for 14 years before being named area secretary for Southeast Asia, succeeds Baker James Cauthen, who will retire on January 1 after 26 years at the post.

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