"For 30 years, I've used Nehemiah as a role model. He was sort of the king's chief of staff as cupbearer. He took on this massive building project of the walls around Jerusalem. He faced opposition, and had to rely on God to get it done with team cooperation and effort." -Cary Summers, chief operations officer
[Stream.org] On Friday, the public [got] its first look at Museum of the Bible—the latest addition to the worldwide capital of high-end museums, Washington, D.C. (Photo: Seven years after it was announced, Washington D.C.'s newest museum opened on Friday. Featuring the Gutenberg Gates, the main entrance of Museum of the Bible faces 4th Street SW/Alan Karchmer / Museum of the Bible/via Stream.org)
Media outlets from the Washington Post to PBS have noted the new museum's impressive size and scope. Across eight floors, Museum of the Bible displays thousands of ancient artifacts and offers interactive experiences. It's been brought to life at a cost of over 500 million dollars.
The visionaries behind the museum are Steve and Jackie Green, owners of arts and crafts retail chain Hobby Lobby Stores. To implement the vision, the board of directors hired Cary Summers in 2010 as chief operations officer, soon promoted to president. Summers had previously headed up two major gated attractions: Nazareth Village in Northern Israel and Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri...
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