Mark Brown, national director for Scripture Union in New Zealand, has been appointed chief executive officer of the Bible Society in New Zealand. Brown will start his post in the early part of 2007. He is succeeding Colin Reed, who retired earlier this year. Brown has degrees in theology and art therapy. Brown says his Ì¢‰âÒcalling and passion is to see the Bible returned to its rightful central place within every Christian’s life.Ì¢‰âÂå (Assist News)