Dr. Bryan Chapell, Chancellor and Professor of Practical Theology, has taught us much through his writing ministry. His book, Christ-Centered Preaching, has established him as one of the nation’s most recognized teachers of homiletics. Now, Christ-Centered Preaching along with two of his other books, Christ-Centered Worship and Each for the Other, are available in Chinese. To find out more or to place an order, visit crmnj.org.
After 16 years with Mission to the World serving in Latin America, Mark Berry (MDiv '99) and his wife Lori have accepted a call with Serge (formerly World Harvest Mission) to become Regional Supervisors for Central and South America. Serge is a non-denominational mission agency with roots in the PCA whose 220+ missionaries are engaged in church planting, leadership training, and ministries of mercy in 16 countries. In their new role with Serge, the Berry’s will continue to oversee and provide development support in the US for the House of Glory shelter for abused teen moms and their babies in Lima, Peru.
Congratulations to Laurabeth and Jon (MDiv’ 05) Medlock, on their adoption of Samuel Reese Medlock and Xander Trayvon Medlock. Sam and Xander are biological brothers to Molly, whom the Medlock’s adopted in 2013. Siblings Andrew, Jack, Chloe, and Molly welcome these brothers. The Medlocks live in San Luis Obispo, California, where Jon is the pastor of Trinity Church.
Congratulations to Twila Miles (MATS '14) on the publication of Whispers of Hope: Finding Perspective Post Adoption. Twila is an adoptive mother, author, and conference speaker. She and her husband, Jeff, live in Raleigh, North Carolina, with their five children. Their oldest child was adopted from Ukraine at the age of twelve.