How rescuing wild birds inspired Melissa Hart’s maternal instinct- Oregonian Books story

The prologue to Melissa Hart’s new memoir “Wild Within: How Rescuing Owls Inspired a Family” is written by Brian Doyle, who describes his lifelong obsession with birds of prey and is shocked to “discover that there are people who couldn’t...

Converted? – Tom Krattenmaker’s new book challenges secular progressives to rethink their view of Evangelical Christians – The Oregonian story

(Published in the print edition of the Dec. 15, 2013 The Oregonian, A & E section/Book section and online Dec. 11, 2013 – Tom Krattenmaker Story Oregonlive Books Link) Tom Krattenmaker at Urban Grind, the Portland coffee house where he wrote much of his...

Like life, I cannot do this conference alone – Reflections on the next Faith & Culture Writers Conference

(This post was originally written for the Faith & Culture Writers Conference blog Dec. 9, 2013: FAITH & CULTURE WRITERS BLOG POST – “I cannot do this alone”) When the leadership team for the 2013 Faith & Culture Writers Conference had our...

Faith & Culture Writers Conference returns March 7-8, 2014!

It is an honor to bring the Third Annual Faith & Culture Writers Conference to George Fox University  community Friday-Saturday, March 7-8, 2014! I taught Public Relations at the Newberg, Oregon campus in the spring in 2008 and fell in love with the school, and my...

Artist Marlana Stoddard-Hayes advocates for the arts in digital world, offering show in Pearl District

(Written for The Oregonian, print edition of SW Metro Neighbors, published Oct. 9, 2013  Marlana Stoddard-Hayes 10-13-13 OREGONLIVE.COM Link) Email At age 2, Marlana Stoddard-Hayes began drawing with crayons on the walls of her rural Iowa home, and when her mother...

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