SelectedMichael Lindsay, as president of Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts. Lindsay, 39, is a noted sociologist at Rice University and author of Faith in the Halls of Power.

ResignedBarry Minkow, 'Fraudbuster' pastor of Community Bible Church in Mira Mesa, California, in March after agreeing to plead guilty to insider trading.

DiedB. N. Nathanson, abortion doctor turned pro-life activist, in February at his home in New York City. He was 84.

DiedWilliam Stuntz, Harvard criminal law professor and evangelical legal scholar, on March 15 at his home in Belmont, Massachusetts. He was 52.

ElectedTom Eliff, as president of the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention.

Appointed • *Lynne Hybels, to President Obama's faith-based council. Leith Anderson, president of the NAE, has also been added.

DiedDon Butler, co-founder of the Gospel Music Association, in February at his home in Tennessee. He was 80.

NamedJim Towey, as president of Ave Maria University in Florida.

DiedMorris Ashcraft, longtime Baptist educator who helped launch a seminary for SBC moderates, on January 29. He was 88.

ElectedKeith Herron As the moderator-elect for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.

DiedOeita Bottorff, a moderate player in the Southern Baptist Convention's inerrancy battle in the 1980s, in February after a fight with Alzheimer's. She was 87.

DiedRobert Crowley, former trustee of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, in February. He was 80. 

*Editor's Note: A correction has been made to the headline and article. Kay Warren has not been appointed to President Obama's faith-based council. Michael Lindsay will become president of Gordon College.

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