MB Herald begins with Rudy Wiebe as editor; published every Friday by Christian Press.
George Derksen and Peter Klassen serve as interim editors.
Harold Jantz becomes editor. He serves until 1985.
John Wiens designs “a modestly revised format”; “weekly” publication schedule (37-50) changes to 24-26 issues per year.
A summer intern begins a French-language insert that becomes independent magazine Le Lien.
Board of publications ceases to exist; (MBH moves under Board of Faith and Life until 1994, to Board of Communications until 2002).
Ron Geddert becomes senior editor. He serves until 1994.
Biannual evangelistic insert “Encounter” begins.
Publication changes to 17 issues per year; “Encounter” ends; Jim Coggins leaves. Susan Brandt is first woman to become editor.
Laura Kalmar becomes editor. She serves until 2015.
Publication schedule changes to monthly.
Issue redesign for full colour.
Executives reverse decision to close magazine after reader outcry; publication schedule changes to bimonthly.
Publication schedule changes to quarterly. And subscription drive calls for voluntary re-subscription.
CCMBC communications director Carson Samson leads publication redesign.