|Robert E. Coleman (52M), director of the School of World Mission and Evangelism at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and ministry associate of the Billy Graham Evangelical Association, was honored recently for having one or more of his twenty books translated into one hundred languages. He was recognized at a banquet in Israel in October, where he received an authentic oil lamp. His newest translation is an Arabic edition of
The Master Plan of Evangelism.
Gene Jaberg (53b) received the Alliance for Community Media Judges Choice award at the Alliances international conference in Cincinnati for his videotape
Swiss Time Pieces, composed of footage shot recently in Switzerland.
Ben Armstrong (55U) received the National Religious Broadcasters Hall of Fame Award, after serving as its executive director from 1966 to 1989. He remains active as a consultant in religious broadcasting.
Thirty-one scholars contributed to a Festschrift in honor of Terrence N. Tice (57B,
61D), titled Understanding Schleiermacher (Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 1999). Several of his many editions of Schleiermachers works are forthcoming.
John N. Bartholomew (58B, 71D) is being honored by his colleagues upon his retirement as synod executive of the Synod of South Atlantic with the establishment of an endowment in his name. The endowment will benefit Trinity Theological College in Ghana, where both John and his wife, Mary, have been involved for many years. Contact Jackie Davis at 904-356-6070 for information about how to contribute to the endowment.
William J. Larkin (70B) recently published Mission in the New Testament: An Evangelical
Approach, which has been named one of the Fifteen Outstanding Books of 1998 for Mission Studies by the
International Bulletin of Missionary Research. The book, published in 1998 by Orbis Books, was coedited by Joel F. Williams.
The University of Washington honored Doug Cook (74B) as their 1999 Distinguished Alumnus in the School of Social Work for his work with people who have developmental disabilities.
Anita Hendrix (78B) was awarded the Hunt Prize for Best Thesis when she received her D.Min. from McCormick Theological Seminary recently.
Wesley D. Avram (84B) received the third place award in the 1999 Alfred P. Klausler Sermon Awards, sponsored by the Christian Century Foundation. The sermon, Jury Duty in the New Realm, appeared with the other winners in the September issue of
The Christian Ministry magazine.
Peter M. Suzuki (85B) has been awarded the 1999 New Jersey Professional Lawyer of the Year Award by the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism. He works as corporate counsel with Lucent Technologies in Murray Hill, New Jersey, and is president of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.
George Pasley (97B) is the pastor of Garnett Presbyterian Church in Paola, Kansas, which was designated Church of the Year for 1999 in the category of churches with a membership of less than fifty by the Center for Rural Ministry of the Missouri School of Religion. The award was given on the basis of congregational nurture, community ministry, denominational support, and ecumenical and interfaith involvements.
Wayne E. Croft Sr. (00M) has been honored with the publication of his sermon Promise Guaranteed by Judson Press in
The African American Pulpit summer 1999 issue.