The fifth Christian Media Summit was held virtually by the Israeli government on Thursday, with the theme of "Abraham Accords and Abrahamic Religions: Partners in Peace". Conducted virtually again due to COVID-19, the summit, which normally lasts four days in-person in Jerusalem, was shortened into a single gala evening, attended by more. Bethany Seminary announces new presidential leadership. The Bethany Theological Seminary Board of Trustees has announced that Jeffrey W. Carter of Manassas, Va., has accepted the call to serve as the seminary's tenth president, beginning July 1. Bethany is the Church of the Brethren seminary, located in Richmond, Ind.