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 of Bible at Goshen College, on September 2 in Goshen, Indiana. He was 91.
Died • Jamal Badry, leader of the Music Evangelism Foundation, on August 28. He was 75.
Died • Steven Goldberg, professor of Law at Georgetown University who specialized in religion law, of a heart attack August 26. He was 63.
Killed • Biskesan Pradhan, a former Hindu extremist who converted to Christianity, brutally murdered in the Indian state of Orissa. Police are investigating.
Named • Elmer Towns, co-founder of Liberty University, to replace Ergun Caner as the dean of Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary's School of Religion.
Named • Christopher A. Hall, as dean of Palmer Seminary of Eastern University. Hall will continue as Eastern's Chancellor.
Copyright © 2010 Christianity Today. Click for reprint information.
Have something to add about this? See something we missed? Share your feedback here.