Enjoy the moment: A feel-good, end-of-the-semester playlist

This playlist was originally published on WKUTalisman.com in May 2018. Click here to view the full post.  https://open.spotify.com/user/12178906490/playlist/5gAe7BQG2N1PnZ8HMTlDp2?si=2V2waGdXTo6fOPDkWGSTMw It was my favorite kind of evening, reaching the end of a mid-spring day — the kind where it’s still warm outside even when the sun starts to dip below the horizon. The kind of evening where … Continue reading Enjoy the moment: A feel-good, end-of-the-semester playlist

Can I Get a Volunteer? 6 Ways to Encourage Greater Involvement in Your Church

This story was originally published in Facts and Trends magazine’s spring 2018 issue. It also appeared on factsandtrends.net.  Do you struggle to find volunteers to serve in your church? If you’re like most leaders, the answer is probably yes. Just over 70 percent of church leaders say they find recruiting volunteers challenging or often impossible, according to the … Continue reading Can I Get a Volunteer? 6 Ways to Encourage Greater Involvement in Your Church

College freshman increasingly drop religion

Originally published on FactsAndTrends.net on July 13, 2017.  College freshmen are a lot less religious than they used to be. In the last 30 years, the number of incoming freshmen who say they are nonreligious has tripled, according to data from the annual Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP)­­ Freshman Survey. According to the survey, 10 percent … Continue reading College freshman increasingly drop religion

Why It’s OK to Be Upset When Celebrities Die

Originally published on RELEVANTmagazine.com on November 14, 2016.  This year, grief is something our culture has had to deal with. We’ve lost so many influential figures, including Prince, David Bowie, Muhammad Ali and, most recently, singer and songwriter Leonard Cohen. A little over a week ago, I had my own brush with the sting of … Continue reading Why It’s OK to Be Upset When Celebrities Die

A Bowling Green Staycation: Making the Most of A Spring Break Spent in BG

Maybe you have an exciting getaway planned for Spring Break. Maybe you don’t. Maybe you’re planning to stay in Bowling Green. If that’s the case, don’t be discouraged by your lack of plans. We’ve created a day-by-day itinerary to make sure #SpringBreak2k16 is the best Bowling Green week ever. Click here to read the full … Continue reading A Bowling Green Staycation: Making the Most of A Spring Break Spent in BG

Open records 101: Understanding the Herald lawsuit

On Nov. 1, 2016, a College Heights Herald reporter filed an open records request with WKU, seeking all Title IX investigative records into faculty and staff sexual misconduct claims from the last five years. WKU denied this request, as well a similar request made by the Kentucky Kernel, the University of Kentucky’s student newspaper. In late … Continue reading Open records 101: Understanding the Herald lawsuit