Resigned • Mark Earley, as president and CEO of Prison Fellowship, for personal reasons. Chief operating officer Curtis Kemp announced his own resignation the same day.
Died • Mildred Jefferson, trailblazing doctor who became the pro-life movement's leading orator, on October 15 at her home in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She was 84.
Inaugurated • Carol A. Taylor, as ninth president of Vanguard University. Taylor, previously the California school's provost, becomes the sixth female president in the Christian Council of Colleges and Universities.
Died • Allan C. Emery, past president and COO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, on September 26 in Weymouth Heights, Massachusetts. He was 91.
Fired • Ron Nolen, as executive director of the Texas/American Fellowship of Cowboy Churches, by the organization's board in September. Nolen had led the fellowship since 2006.
Died • Evelyn Miranda-Feliciano, a pioneering Filipino Christian author, on August 26 after a stroke. She was 69.
Promoted • Sergey Rakhuba, as president of Peter Deyneka Russian Ministries.
Died • Bill Basanky, charismatic church planter across the former Soviet Union, on September 9 in Fort Myers, Florida. He was 78.