— The U.S. Board of Directors for the Far East Broadcasting Company (FEBC) has
announced the appointment of Edward W. Cannon as the new President of FEBC US.
unique professional career includes leadership experience in both large
ministry settings and corporate settings. Most recently, he served as Executive
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Moody Bible Institute in
Chicago. During his 8-1/2 years at Moody, Mr. Cannon had oversight of
broadcasting, publishing, the legal department, fundraising and the operations
of the Institute.
appointment, Mr. Cannon said: "I've had a passion my whole life to be part
of the Great Commission, and especially now, to reach those who have never
heard the gospel before. That's why I'm so excited to be a part of FEBC which
has made, and is making, such a powerful impact on the world for Christ. We're
reaching nearly half the population of the globe with the Good News of Jesus
corporate career in the oil business spanned almost 25 years. His progressive
leadership within British Petroleum, Amoco, and Standard Oil Company moved him
from engineering roles to global responsibilities for refining. Mr. Cannon
left British Petroleum when offered the position at the Moody Bible Institute.
He had been praying for years prior to this calling for God to reveal to him
how he could be of service in His work.
Ed Cannon has a
reputation for participative and passionate leadership in both ministry and
business. He serves on three Christian not-for-profit boards, including National
Religious Broadcasters. Ed is also a Bible Study Fellowship leader. He loves
the Scripture and has a passion for ministry. Ed's wife, Mary Jean Cannon, is a
physician. She looks forward to supporting her husband in his work at FEBC.
They have two sons in college.
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