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Chorale ministers to incarcerated persons

Chorale ministers to incarcerated persons

What happened when the Taylor Chorale entered a maximum security prison?By Elizabeth Carrier | Contributor I’ve watched the musical “Chicago” once or twice, so I felt like I had a pretty good understanding of what prison was like. On Dec. 6, I found out that I was very wrong. Unlike […]

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Senior Chester Chan (center) enjoys volunteering his time for the RedBarn directors Troy Shockey (left) and Liz Shockey (right). (Photograph by Braden Ochs)

Not every barn in Indiana is used for farming

In Upland, the RedBarn continues to provide an afterschool place for childrenBy Jed Barber | Contributor The image of a red barn calls several ideas to mind, but few would associate it with effective youth ministry. Senior Chester Chan has volunteered at the local ministry the RedBarn ever since his […]

by · November 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Chrysa Keenon is the Life and Times Coeditor this year.

When WOW becomes ow

Mission work isn’t for all of usBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo This week, a sea of tables awaited students at the top of the DC. There, hopeful hands of adults you’ve never met, itched to pass out pamphlets for Christian summer camps and mission abroad trips. You probably didn’t know […]

by · February 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
In 1966, (Left) Coach Davenport talks with several of the “Wheels,” (L to R) Joe Smith, Nelson Rediger, Ross Chenot and Bob Ayton during a dinner break. Today, (Right) Davenport exhibits one of the bikes at Wandering Wheels. (Photo by Katherine Yeager)

Wonderful wheels

Local cycling nonprofit celebrates 50th anniversary of signature tripBy Katherine Yeager | Echo As past and present Taylor families, faculty and staff flood Turner Stadium for Saturday’s Homecoming football game, another group will gather together for the first time in 50 years commemorating a 3,500-mile journey from “sea to shining sea” […]

by · October 14, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Local missions build relationships with our community.

A missions trip…to Upland?

Local communities have needs tooBy Matthew Morse | Echo It’s simple to write off mission work in America as a lesser need, considering our standard of living compared to other cultures. But does it excuse our inattention? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the rates of volunteer work have been […]

by · April 22, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials

The Delight Life

A new women’s ministry begins on campusBrianna Kudisch | Echo Vulnerability. This is the central focus of Delight, a women’s ministry with a brand-new chapter on Taylor’s campus. Launched this semester by sophomore Olivia Williams, Delight seeks to inspire a new sense of community within college campuses across the country. The […]

by · March 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Features
The Grant County Mayhem celebrate their 40–18 win.

Taylor Hosts Annual Special Olympics

Teams packed into the KSAC SaturdayBy Cassidy Grom | Echo Squeak, squeak, swish. The sounds of vigorous games of basketball reverberated off the walls of the KSAC on Saturday. Flashes of red, black and blue jerseys wove around stationary volunteers clad in neon orange t-shirts. It was the day of […]

by · February 12, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Basketball, Local/Indiana, News
Lighthouse Love

Lighthouse Love

A collection of Taylor’s ministry experiences abroad By Sarah Davis | Echo Ethiopia The team, along with some of the Ethiopian students, flashes happy smiles by a huge tree. “Our team had the amazing opportunity to teach kindergarten through third grade kids in Ethiopia the English language. It was such […]

by · February 5, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times