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Furthering the discussion

Furthering the discussion

A response to ‘Chapel: a letter from a concerned student’By Malaina Yoder | Contributor I’m grateful for the opinions expressed in last week’s article “Chapel: a letter from a concerned student.” When we disagree, we have a tendency to dismiss people and leave conversation instead of pressing in to make […]

by · November 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Chapel: a letter from a concerned student

Chapel: a letter from a concerned student

Is the chapel program really achieving its goals?By Hoback Fisher | Contributor Dear Taylor Community, The Life Together Covenant states that our attendance in chapel “is understood as a mature response to our community goals.” Further, it declares “individual honor and commitment to the Taylor community will motivate us to […]

by · November 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
In their shoes

In their shoes

Where cultural understanding meets filmmakingBy Rylie Harrison | Echo From small-town Massachusetts to Ghana and Zimbabwe, James Ault gives a glimpse into Christian life and culture around the world through his films. Documentaries such as “African Christianity Rising” and “Born Again” shine light on the lives of groups which the majority […]

by · November 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Heeding the call to lament and repentance

Heeding the call to lament and repentance

Furthering the conversation on Christian lamentBy Brad Seeman | Faculty Contributor In chapel last week, Professor Soong-Chan Rah rightly drew our attention to lament as a practice the Church should reclaim. Lament fits us as a people who recognize the gap between what God created us for and what we […]

by · November 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Prayer is an essential part of both the chapel planning process and chapel services. (Photograph provided by Jim Garringer)

The puzzle pieces of chapel

Behind chapel doorsBy Becca Eis | Echo Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning, the Taylor campus witnesses the droves of Taylor students congregating to the LaRita Boren Campus Center to the chiming of bells on their way to chapel. Even though chapel attendance is expected — not required — almost […]

by · September 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Justin Chapman: the past, present and future of the Friday shirt.
Photo credits: Photograph provided by Alan Briggs	Photograph by Mindy Wildman

Hey, Chapman!

The Friday shirt has its heirBy Eric Andrews | Echo The Taylor community will hear the echoing “It’s Friday” yell from freshman Justin Chapman after chapel each Friday for the next three years. With senior Robbie Brandkamp set to graduate in two weeks, the famed orange and purple shirt with the […]

by · May 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Taylor faculty awards Guinness with an honorary doctorate. Following his chapel speech, Guinness fielded a variety of questions on topics ranging from his heritage to entrepreneurialism (photo by Elyse Horb).

Guinness answers community’s questions

A brief summary of the Q&A session on WednesdayBy Cassidy Grom | Echo Taylor University awarded Os Guinness, a Christian author and social critic, an honorary doctorate on Wednesday, March 29. After he spoke in chapel, Guinness participated in a Q&A in Cornwall Auditorium. Below, are some of the audience members’ […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
(L to R): senior Cassie Long, sophomores Ben Hood and Caleb Harlan, junior Graham Brown and sophomores Sophie Finlay, Zach Bassett and Drew Oller. Not pictured sophomore Bryson Shelor. (Photo by Elyse Horb)

Power of worship

A deeper look into the student worship teams we know and loveBy Rebecca A. Schriner | Echo Our chapel worship leaders are students, just like you! But they have the answers to many of your questions about what it’s like to praise and pray in front of the entire student body. […]

by · September 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Album in the making

Album in the making

Former Taylor student releasing new EPBy Grace Hooley | Contributor As the band starts to play, these words fill Rediger chapel: “Though the earth may try, to blind me from your goodness You shine through You’re the only one who Fills me up You’re the only one.” Those are lyrics […]

by · February 19, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Surviving the stampede

Surviving the stampede

Things to do in the chapel lineBy Lindsay Robinson | Echo The construction of the new building is limiting chapel-goers’ exit options these days. With the majority of chapel attendees funneling through one door, things can get pretty crazy in the mornings. If the after-chapel traffic is dampening your uplifted […]

by · February 19, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times