Christianity Today has a rich heritage of leadership, starting with our founder, Billy Graham, and his early colleagues.

As of this issue, Billy appears on our mastheads as both founder and honorary chairman. He served as our chairman for many years and throughout the life of Christianity Today International has been its guiding light and vital resource. For more than five decades, he has recruited board members, encouraged and admonished us, and modeled a positive gospel. As health allows, he will continue to share his wisdom and vision.

You'll also see two corporate editors listed above the logotype. Harold Smith, as executive vice president of editorial for all of CTI's magazines, joins me in this position. Harold has edited many of our magazines over the years, including a fruitful stint as managing editor of CT. An editor's editor, Harold also brings great leadership skills to the task.

With Harold and me are also three theologians who serve as executive editors. Each is an outstanding scholar and has made large contributions in his field.

Jim Packer has for two decades counseled our editors and written strategic articles, both as senior editor and visiting scholar. One thing about Jim that always amazes me is how a theologian with such breadth and depth can be so astute about magazines. He senses what works for the reader, and his passion for CT to be a positive, unitive force for the whole of the broad evangelical community makes his flow of insights and writings continuing benchmarks for the editors.

Timothy George has that same spirit, with the skill to package theology and historical analysis into crisp, lively prose. At Amsterdam 2000, he was principal drafter of its statement. Timothy visits our offices and labors ...

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