Tidwell will assume the role of editor from Anderson, who will retire as editor in September. Anderson will continue as publisher.
Greg is the minister with the Fishinger and Kenney congregation in Columbus, Oh. He studied journalism and public relations at Ohio State University and was awarded the M.A. from Vanderbilt University.
Tidwell will become the seventeenth editor of the 156-year-old magazine beginning with the October issue.
Founded in 1855 by Tolbert Fanning and William Lipscomb, the Gospel Advocate has been edited by such men as David Lipscomb, J.C. McQuiddy, B.C. Goodpasture, Ira North, Guy N. Woods, and F. Furman Kearley.
The announcement appeared yesterday on Greg’s LinkedIn profile.
Greg was also a columnist for Forthright Magazine, writing Outlines of Faith from 2002-2005.
Randal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three married children and six grandchildren. He sometimes writes “7 Points.” http://randal.us