Appointed • James Liske, as CEO of Prison Fellowship on June 6. He was previously senior pastor of Ridge Point Community Church, known for its prison ministry, in Holland, Michigan.
Died • Richard Wynn, former president of Youth for Christ/USA, on March 25 in Florida. He was 71.
Appointed • Gordon MacDonald, as chancellor of Denver Seminary. A noted pastor and author, he served as interim president during the 2008-2009 academic year.
Appointed • Brian Stiller, as global ambassador of the World Evangelical Alliance. Stiller is past president of the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada and founder of Faith Today magazine.
Resigned • Jim Powell, as president of Christian Trade Association International, in July in order to do missions work in New Guinea.
Resigned • Karl Giberson, as executive vice-president of the BioLogos Foundation, in May in order to devote more time to writing.
Died • Paul Youngdahl, senior pastor at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, on June 20 in Minneapolis. He was 73.
Died • Hermann Austel, noted Hebrew scholar, on May 29 in Washington.
Retiring • Reno Hoff, as president of Corban University, in 2013. He is the institution's 9th president and oversaw the college's transition to a university structure.
Named • Matthew Myer Boulton, as president of Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. Myer Boulton, who has been involved with a broad range of denominations over the past decade, is a noted professor at Harvard Divinity School.