David Neidert joined the Society publication team in late October 2013 as the next editor and coordinator of the Historian newsletter. Dr. Doug Welch has decided that a new season of life is unfolding and needed to step out of the editor role. Welch held this editorship since 2000. Neidert is an author, teacher, and director of the Gustav Jeeninga Museum of Bible and Near Eastern Studies. You may see more about his background at Anderson University School of Theology.