PromotedDuane Zook has been appointed to succeed Josh McDowell as president of Operation Carelift, a humanitarian agency McDowell founded in 1991. McDowell, 64, wants to spend more time working on a campaign called "Beyond Belief to Convictions" to deepen the faith of young people. Zook was vice president of international ministry with Josh McDowell Ministry. Operation Carelift is now part of Campus Crusade for Christ.

AppointedTodd Hunter, who was the successor to John Wimber as national director of the Assocation of Vineyard Churches, has been named president of Alpha USA. Some 7,000 churches use Alpha's introductory course about Christianity.

Planning successionJerry White, international president of The Navigators, announced plans to find a successor, to be named this fall. White, 66, says he will be chairman of the evangelism and discipleship ministry's U.S. board. White has held the position for 18 years.

HonoredAlice Cooper Onetime rock bad-boy Alice Cooper received an honorary doctorate in performing arts from Grand Canyon University, a Judeo-Christian liberal arts institution, on May 8. Cooper, 56, made a profession of born-again faith 13 years ago and has started a foundation in Phoenix to assist needy children.

OustedRoy Moore A stand-in Alabama Supreme Court unanimously rejected the appeal of Roy Moore to be reinstated as chief justice. The April 30 ruling stems from Moore's refusal to obey a federal court order to remove a 5,300-pound Ten Commandments monument from the rotunda of the state judicial building. Moore had argued that he was not bound to obey a court order that violated his oath of office.


Plan B: Under the Counter In a surprise decision, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on May 6 ...

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