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The Spring 1999 edition of Taylor Magazine, published by Taylor University in Upland, Indiana.







Publication Date

Spring 1999


Taylor University




missionaries, births, weddings, deaths, Taylor University, Alumni, sports, athletics, Trojans, Taylor Club, Taylor University-Forth Wayne, family, culture, parenting, Soup House, teenagers, abuse, Jews, student stories, culture, children, Lighthouse, Civil Rights, student trips, Ghana, Taylor World Outreach, January Term, Interterm, J-Term, William Taylor Foundation, Taylor History, cross cultural studies, faculty research, faculty publications, Art Hodson, Nelle (Leisman) Hodson, artifacts, Magee-Campbell-Wisconsin Dormitory, MCW, Edwin Leisman, generations, James Mike Alspaugh, Shawn Alspaugh, Carole (Akers) Alspaugh, Gerig Hall, Fred Johnson, International Soup House, International Students, Upland, community, Tim Young, Matt Gibson, Dave Plate, Eric Goddard, Missionary Kids, Heather Powell, Third Culture Students, Dave Frank, Mu Kappa, Louis Ressler, Ben Eisner, Rebekah Eisner, Jewish culture, Rachael Lieberman, The jumping Bean, Sara Weinraub, sexual abuse, Diane Mandt, Langberg, elementary education, education, teachers, Racism, Civil Rights Movement, appointments, new faculty, Leon Hershenin, Frances White Ewbank Colloquium, The Center for the Study of C. S. Lewis and Friends, Brown Collection, David Neuhouser, honors, awards, Megan Rash, Tiffany Heimbaugh, Andy Louckes, Chris Logan, research assistants, Sharathon, WBCL, radio stations, Advisory Council, Lilly Endowment, grants, tutoring, mentorships, Phonathon, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, MLK Day, Internet, technology, student research, Rick Seaman, faculty deaths, Jeanne Bullock, retirees, basketball, Tena Krause, Paul Patterson, sports injuries, Derek Taatjes, Natalie Steele, Shelly Gibbs, Brian Ross, Erin Hutton, giving, records, surveys, Randy Dillinger, Taylor Fund, Annual Fund, matching challenge, giving, donors, donations, records, Rosie (Baugh) Kerlin, Joe Kerlin, unitrust, estate planning, President’s Council for Assessment Long-Range and Strategic Planning, Board of Trustees, online classes, Milo A. Rediger, development, Hong Kong Baptist University, Paula Hartzler, Betha (Hartzler) Harrell, Jennifer Hartzler, Carriw Hartzler, Taylor Website, Residence Halls, Randall Environmental Center, Swallow-Robin Hall, Helena Memorial Hall, Helena Memorial Music Hall, Sickler Hall


Higher Education


In this issue:

The Taylor Family by President Jay Kesler ‘58

Faithfulness to All Generations

Soup’s On!

Line of David

Untangling the Truth Nurturing Your Chid by Dr. Cynthia Tyner

Motivating the Heart by Dr. Steve Snyder

Returning to the Root of Civil Rights with LaTonya Taylor ’01, Sarah Hinkle ’02, Kate Johnson ’01, JaNiece McCraw ’02, Christy Freed ’02, Allison Stevens ‘00

Lighthouse Travelers Pioneer New Destination


Faculty Update

Fort Wayne Campus

Taylor Tomorrow Update (Insert)

Upland Campus



William Taylor Foundation

Leadership Update

Alumni Notes

Profile - Nelson Rediger

Profile - Bianca Lightbourne

Profile - Hartzler Sisters

The Foundations of Taylor

Taylor: A Magazine for Taylor University Alumni and Friends (Spring 1999)