Magazine article International Bulletin of Mission Research

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Magazine article International Bulletin of Mission Research

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Latin America Mission (LAM), with headquarters in Miami, Florida, has chosen David R. Befus as the new president, effective February 1,1999. He replaces David M. Howard who has retired. Befus is a graduate of Wheaton College and the University of Michigan, and has a Ph.D. from the University of Miami. He served as an LAM missionary in Costa Rica, and has held management positions with World Relief, Opportunity International, and World Vision.

Fuller Theological Seminary has appointed Sherwood G. Lingenfelter as Dean of the School of World Mission, and Professor of Intercultural Studies, effective July 1, 1999. He takes the place of Dudley Woodberry, who will return to the faculty following a sabbatical at the Overseas Ministries Study Center, where he will be a Senior Mission Scholar for the fall term 1999. Lingenfelter comes to Fuller from Biola University in La Mirada, California, where he has been Provost and Senior Vice President. An anthropologist with field experience in Micronesia, his publications include Transforming Culture: A Challenge for Christian Mission (2nd ed. …

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