Appointed. Ed Stetzer to The Billy Graham Distinguished Endowed Chair for Church, Mission,and Evangelism, a newly created chair at Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL, effective July 1, 2016. As executive director of the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism at Wheaton College, he will lead Wheaton’s existing programs, start new initiatives including creating a National Evangelism Leaders Fellowship, chair the college’s Evangelism and Leadership Program, and be publisher of Evangelical Missions Quarterly. He succeeds Paul Ericksen, who has served as the center’s interim executive director for three years. Stetzer was executive director of LifeWay Research and executive editor of LifeWay’s The Gospel Project and Facts & Trends, Nashville, TN, as well as teaching pastor and founder of Grace Church in Hendersonville, TN. A church planter, he is coauthor of Planting Missional Churches: Your Guide to Starting Churches that Multiply (second edition, 2016).