Jeff Jenness to retire at close of 2019.
Editor’s note—On January 28, 2019, Jeff Jenness announced his plans for retirement from his twenty-six year post as president of Servant Solutions. A letter from Jeff to the Church of God movement follows, as does a letter from board chair, Merv Bennett, about the search process for the next president of Servant Solutions:
Dear friends throughout the church,
I have had the rich privilege of serving the Church of God and the broader church for the last twenty-six years. There are simply no words that I can capture to express the joy I have received in doing this work of “improving financial security for servants of the church” through Servant Solutions. Over these years I have been privileged to intersect with countless church pastors and leaders, agencies of the Church of God, local church elders and boards, Christian higher education institutions, and many parachurch ministries. I have been enriched in ways so much greater than what I have given. Continue reading
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Laura Tonks (right) with brothers at time of adoption.
By Megan DeBruyn
Growing up in a large family in Flushing, Michigan, American life was all that Laura Tonks ever knew. That is, until a chance encounter with her Korean birth mom forty-three years after she was given up for adoption changed everything. Continue reading
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Tagged adopted, Adoption, ancestry, answers, Clarkston, Clarkston Community Church, faces of the movement, Laura Tonks, MI, Michigan, mother, parents, quest, search, South Korea, testimony
Photo: John S. Pistole
The Anderson University Presidential Search Committee, chaired by AU board member Patricia Seasor Bailey, will bring the name of Dr. John S. Pistole before the Board of Trustees for election as the president of the university on Oct. 27. Dr. Pistole most recently announced his retirement as Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Prior to his appointment to the TSA by President Barack Obama and confirmation by the U.S. Senate, Dr. Pistole served as Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation during the Bush and Obama administrations. Continue reading