Died • Peter Marshall Jr., author of The Light and the Glory and other history books, on September 8 in his hometown of Orleans, Massachusetts. He was 70.
Died • Donald Bloesch, well-known evangelical theologian in the United Church of Christ, on August 24 of complications from Parkinson's disease. He was 82.
Retiring • Morris Chapman, as president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee. Chapman was a significant voice in the SBC Conservative Resurgence.
Died • Vernon Grounds, former president of Denver Seminary, on September 12 in Wichita, Kansas. He was 96.
Appointed • William Roberts, as National Commander of the Salvation Army USA.
Retiring • R. Judson Carlberg, as the seventh president of Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts.
Elected • Kevin Ezell, as head of the North American Missions Board of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Appointed • Andrew Scott, as president of Operation Mobilization USA.
Died • Gerald Hawthorne, former Greek professor at Wheaton College, at his home August 4 after a battle with skin cancer. He was 84.
Elected • Michael Milton, as chancellor and CEO of Reformed Theological Seminary.
Named • Prince Guneratnam, senior pastor of Calvary Church in Malaysia, to the chairmanship of the Pentecostal World Fellowship during the 22nd Pentecostal World Conference in Sweden in September.
Died • Klaude Kendrick, first president of Evangel University, at his home in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He was 93.
Died • Daniel T. Sheaffer, founding pastor of Crossroads Cathedral in Oklahoma City, on September 2. He was 80.
Appointed • David Bainbridge, as the international director of Tearfund.
Died • Stanley C. Shenk, professor emeritus ...1
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