Next issue we will begin a new column by our senior editors. We want you to hear directly from these men who give broad leadership to the magazine. You will note five senior editors on the masthead. Long-time readers already know Kenneth Kantzer and Gil Beers, but a brief word of introduction is in order for the other three.
George Brushaber, president of both Bethel College and Seminary, is one of those rare individuals who can keep one foot in the scholarly world and one in administration—and truly do justice to both. He is an able editor and writer, having edited the Christian Scholar’s Review for many years.
Dennis Kinlaw, former president of Asbury College, is also a scholar/administrator with, I suspect, his most intent interest in mind-stretching books and the pastoral aspects of administration. President of the Francis Asbury Society, he is also a board member of CTi and a compelling speaker.
Author J. I. Packer is well known through his powerful books, a man who can speak equally well—and eloquently—at a scholarly conclave or a morning worship service. In CT meetings I’ve noticed him listening thoughtfully as others speak, then reading off a list of fresh insights that go right to the heart of the matter at hand.
The sensitivity all these men have to both scholarship and communication to a broad cross section of church leaders is crucial to their role of helping CT combine depth with clear journalism. I wish each of you could get to know these exceptional individuals. Perhaps this new column will give at least some personal insights.
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