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I have been a freelance journalist for The Oregonian newspaper since 1996, focusing on faith, family, community, culture and sports stories. I currently regularly  pen  features for the SW Community section. I also am a freelance writer for Christianity Today and pen occasional religion and parenting blog posts for The Huffington Post. Here is a small sampling of a few stories:

When They Say They Don’t Care, They Actually Do,” The Huffington Post Dec. 10, 2014

Portland’s Poetry Press Week Takes Inspiration from Fashion World, shakes up Traditional Poetry Readings,”The Oregonian – Oregonlive.com, Dec. 4, 2014; (Print Edition, A & E section of Oregonian, Dec. 5, 2014)

“Six Words My Kid Said that Contain So Much Wisdom,” The Huffington Post Nov. 3, 2014 Six Words My Kid Said That Contain So Much Wisdom

Socality Live, social media conference, expected to draw international crowd to Beaverton church,” The Oregonian Oct. 22, 2014 story

The Guilty Habit My Kids Called Me Out On,” The Huffington Post Parents, Oct. 3, 2014

“Melissa Hart rescues raptors and adopts a child in her new memoir,” The Oregonian, Sept 25, 2014 Arts and Books section- oregonlive.com; (Also: Oct. 5, 2014 Print Edition of The Oregonian).

Do you know where your kids are tonight? Yep” The Huffington Post, Sept. 9, 2014 The Huffington Post- Do You Know Where Your Kids Are Tonight?”

“Natalie Grant: Making Music To Elevate the Fight Against Human Trafficking,” Today’s Christian Woman, Nov. 2013 Today’s Christian Woman – Link to Natalie Grant story

“Why I Won’t Ask Anderson  Cooper to Pose for a Photo With Me,” The Huffington Post Media, Oct. 31, 2013 Huffington Post Link to Anderson Cooper story

“A Different Kind of Summer Vacation: Rwanda Medical Mission,The Oregonian Southwest Metro, Community News, Oct. 30, 2013 A DIFFERENT KIND OF SUMMER VACATION – Oregonian story

West Linn artist Marlana Stoddard-Hayes advocates for arts in digital world,” The Oregonian print edition Oct. 9, 2013 Marlana Stoddard-Hayes -Oregonian 10-9-13

“Two Tales Involving 350 Kids, Entitlement and Lessons in Parenting and Life,” The Huffington Post Parents, Oct. 1, 2013 “Huffington Post-Two tales of 350 kids and Lessons in Character Building

“Can I just relax, Mom?” The Huffington Post Parents blog, July 1, 2013 Huffington Post Parents-Cornelia Becker Seigneur blog

“In Pursuing Justice, You’ll Find True Happiness,” The Huffington Post Religion, Feb. 22, 2013. Huffington Post Ken Wytsma’s Pursuing Justice

“The Kid got no i-Anything for Christmas,” The Huffington Post Parents, Jan. 11, 2013 Huffington Post Parents – The Kid Got No i-Anything for Christmas – Cornelia Becker Seigneur

Why Gabby Douglas Almost Quite before the Olympics,” Christianity Today, Dec. 12, 2012 Christianity Today- Gabby Douglas Interview Story

The Art of the Welcome,” The Huffington Post, Oct. 12, 2012, The Art of the Welcome – Huffington Post

Lost Boy Olympian Lopez Lomong Runs to Save Lives,” Christianity Today July 27, 2012 CHRISTIANITY TODAY- LOPEZ LOMONG story

“The Justice Conference Speaks In a Universal Language,” March 15, 2012 The Huffington Post  HUFFINGTON POST- The Justice Conference

“1 Black Dress for 100 Days for Orphans,” The Huffington Post, August 7,  2011.


“100 Men Standing against Portland’s Gangs,” Christianity Today, This is Our City blog, Nov. 30, 2011 Christianity Today John Canda story

“A profusion of Koi Fusion – Blending cultures and fun while making Korean tacos a household word,” The Oregonian print edition, Living cover story, Nov. 5, 2011 The Oregonian website link to story

“‘Sex + Money’: The Domestic Side of a Global Problem–Young filmmakers journey cross-country to show film on sex trafficking in their own backyards,”  Christianity Today Women’s Blog Hermeneutics, November 4, 2011 Christianity Today Women’s Blog – Link to story

Feature on Paul Louis Metzger in May 2011 Christianity Today – http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2011/may/fraternizingenemy.html

Oregonian Living cover story in May 2011 on a how a girl transformed 50 Dollars into $ 5600 for charity – http://www.oregonlive.com/west-linn/index.ssf/2011/05/9-year-old_keizer_girl_turns_50_from_her_west_linn_grandmother_into_5600_for_charity.html

Huffington Post Religion Blog Post on Q Gathering in Portland Oregon, May 2011 – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/cornelia-seigneur/a-gay-mayor-an-evangelist_b_861224.html

May 7, 2011 Oregonian story on Martin French and the Exile Poster Project which is highlighting the problem of Sex Trafficking in Oregon –Exile Poster Project May 2011- Martin French story

Oregonian Living cover story in April 2011 on Q Gathering in Portland, Oregon – http://www.oregonlive.com/living/index.ssf/2011/04/q_gathering_a_christian_looks.html

“The Public Isolation Project leaves Portland woman isolated, except for social media,” Oregonian newspaper Living cover story,” November 19, 2010 Oregonian story link

O! Oregonian story in June 2010 on Matt Mikalatos and his book, Imaginary Jesus — http://www.oregonlive.com/O/index.ssf/2010/06/vancouver-based_christian_auth.html

Oregonian opinion piece in June 2010 on the Red and Black Cafe kicking out a Police Officer – http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2010/06/red_and_black_and_blue_in_need.html

Oregonian cover story in February 2010 on Mentor Athletics helping youth – http://www.oregonlive.com/west-linn/index.ssf/2010/02/mentor_athletics_helps_kids_develop_relationships_and_life_skills.html

Oregonian story in 2009 on Dale Ebel retiring from Rolling Hills Community Church – http://www.oregonlive.com/clackamascounty/index.ssf/2009/06/rolling_hills_church_founder_l.html




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