North Carolina Exec Moving to Pastorate

The executive director for North Carolina Baptists, who assumed his post in 1997 with goals of reconciling moderates and conservatives, is retiring at age 57 to return to the pastorate. Jim Royston, top administrator for the 4,000-church Baptist State Convention of...

Ministerial Ethics: Moral Formation for Church Leaders

The latest edition of Ministerial Ethics is a welcome revision and expansion of the original 1993 edition. The insertion of a new Chapter 7 on clergy sexual abuse is very timely in light of the Catholic Church sexual-abuse crisis revealed in 2002. Authors Joe E. Trull...