Partners: Publishers to send books to mission fields
Abilene Christian University Press and Leafwood Publishers have announced a new initiative to send their books to mission fields around the world.
Missionaries will be asked to pay whatever amount they are able, and the publishers will partner with donors to cover the rest of the discounted costs, officials said.
“Bible study books and other Christian works are vital tools in mission work around the world,” said Leonard Allen, director of ACU Press/Leafwood Publishers in Texas.
ACU Press has 55 titles, and Leafwood has 100 titles, that will be a part of the Book for Missions program.
To participate or get more information, call (877) 634-6004 or (877) 816-4455, or e-mail [email protected] or [email protected]
Missionaries will beasked to pay whatever amount they are able, and the publishers will partnerwith donors to cover the rest of the discounted costs, officials said.
“Bible study booksand other Christian works are vital tools in mission work around the world,”said Leonard Allen, director of ACU Press/Leafwood Publishers in Texas.
ACU Press has 55titles, and Leafwood has 100 titles, that will be a part of the Book forMissions program.
To participate or getmore information, call (877) 634-6004 or (877) 816-4455, or e-mail [email protected] or [email protected] .
Groundbreaking heldfor student multiplex
A groundbreakingceremony was conducted Feb. 14 for a $3.7 million student multiplex at Faulkner University,Montgomery, Ala.
When completed laterthis year, the facility will cover 51,715 square feet and feature twobasketball/volleyball courts, locker rooms, meeting rooms, racquetball courts,a weight room, study area, running track, television and game rooms and a snackbar.
“This is going to bea great place to hang out and it will add a ‘college feel’ to our campus,”Athletic Director Brent Barker said.
Founding Bible deannamed at Ohio Valley
OHIO VALLEY UNIVERSITY
C. Michael Moss,pulpit minister of the Central church, Nashville, Tenn., has been named foundingdean of the Ohio Valley University School of Biblical Studies.
James A. Johnson,president of the Vienna,W.V., university, praised the “wealth of experience and academic rigor” thatMoss brings to the position.
Moss, who earned abachelor’s degree from Lipscomb University and a master’sfrom Harding University Graduate School of Religion, has an M.Div. and a Ph.D.from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
“He has a truepassion for teaching and preaching,” Johnson said. “These characteristics,combined with his outstanding academic credentials, make him the ideal choiceto help us build a dynamic school of biblical studies.”
Michigan college gets $1.2 million donation
Rochester College received a $1.2 million pledge from Gerald and LucilleIsom toward its “Connect to the Vision Campaign.”
Gerald Isom, retiredpresident of the property and casualty division of CIGNA, intends for the giftto challenge other friends of the Rochester Hills, Mich., college to donate. Isom has pledgedto match every new pledge 50 cents on the dollar.
“The Isoms have areal heart for Christian education in the North,” Rochester President MichaelWesterfield said. “They have liked the progress they’ve seen here.”
Isom was the foundingchairman of the National Advancement Board at Rochester and has donated to several majorcampus projects, officials said.
March 1, 2006