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Croc Thoughts

Croc Thoughts

One student’s thought on faith impactBy Drew Shriner | Staff Writer Hello, friends, and welcome to Croc Thoughts. This is the first installment of a new bi-weekly column. In this space, I hope to offer a few thoughts about a question that I am being challenged by. More specifically, I […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
The Indianapolis Power and Light Company building shows its patriotism.

Our View: Should Christians vote?

How faith works at the pollsEditorial Board | Echo The United States holds a unique position. Few modern countries have held to democratic values like this nation for the past two hundred years, while protecting its citizens right to vote. Yet the polls remain unattended by many. The Pew Research […]

by · November 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Juniors Aiden Bailey, Dan Burson, and Drew LeFever bond over a sporting event.

Fandom impacts Taylor’s community

Sports can build relationships or prevent them from growingBy Drew Shriner | Echo It’s fall. Classes are getting in full swing, students are developing friendships and, coincidentally, professional football, basketball, soccer and hockey all begin their seasons. Within dorms, more and more time is devoted to watching gifted athletes compete. […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Student Justin Chapman shares his internship experience.

Secular environment grows faith

A student’s internship strengthens his beliefsBy Justin Chapman | Contributor This summer, I interned with The Times of Noblesville, located in downtown Noblesville, Indiana. This is the first time I worked in a non-Christian environment. In high school I mowed lawns and never worked anywhere else outside of Taylor University’s […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Zelda searches for answers through prayer. (Photograph provided by Wikimedia)

Faith meets ‘Legend of Zelda’ in prayer

How a video game prayer mirrors our ownBy Derek Thompson | Faculty Contributor If you haven’t played “Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” and are still reading this, I am about to spoil it. In most “Legend of Zelda” games, Link is the hero on his way to rescue […]

by · April 20, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Rice Bell Tower burns out

Rice Bell Tower burns out

The light no longer shinesBy Donna Downs | Faculty Contributor Up beyond the village border, Pointing in the air, Stands her tower seen far distant When the day is fair. (Taylor School Song) Perhaps the only phrase heard more at Taylor University than “intentional community” is “integration of faith and […]

by · April 20, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Jesse Brown, dean of students, checks on his bees’ development. Brown currently observes two hives of his own. (Photograph provided by Jesse Brown)

Passion for pollination

Jesse Brown connects beekeeping and faithBy Erica Morman & Becca Eis | Echo For most, honeybees evoke fear, but for Dean of Students Jesse Brown, the contrary occurs. Brown began beekeeping in the spring of 2016 after reading a book titled “A Beekeeper’s Lament.” This book covered the stories of […]

by · April 6, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Faith and film

Faith and film

One student’s take on art consumptionDrew Shriner | Echo During chapel on March 2, Josh Larsen accurately claimed that Christians have the ability to watch “secular” films through a Christian lens–as prayers. Some would take it a step further: Christians not only have the ability to watch film, but a responsibility […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Don't forget about your true Rock when you're rocking your body at the gym.

Faithfully fit

One professor’s view on spirituality and the bodyBy Rayce Patterson | Echo Prepare for a crowded KSAC this month. The beginning of March is traditionally the busiest time of the year for the gym, according to Matt Renfrow, associate professor of kinesiology, as students are trying to slim down for […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Bieber or Belieber?

Bieber or Belieber?

What we should think of Bieber’s faithBy Laura Koenig | Contributor Did you hear about Justin Bieber’s interview? All right—I saw that eye roll. I heard that sigh. And was that the subtle fist pump of a devoted fan? Opinions about Justin Bieber range from brutal hate mail to obsessive […]

by · October 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials