As We Pray Requests 2018

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  • Wisdom as the University works on an AQIP Action Project for recruiting new faculty and staff
  • Wisdom, strength and vision for Taylor’s University Cabinet and their families: Lowell and Sherry Haines, Rex and Nancy Bennett, Jeff and Peggy Moshier, Steve and Erika Mortland, Stephen and Kari Olson, Sherri and Ted Harter, Ron and Judy Sutherland, and Skip and Jennifer Trudeau
  • That a grant applied for to help with Upland Main Street renovation would receive God’s favor


  • For the successful completion of the Comprehensive Quality Review report and Comprehensive Federal Compliance filing as required by the Higher Learning Commission in preparation for a site visit in March and for reaffirmation of accreditation

School of Humanities, Arts & Biblical Studies

  • Faculty will be spiritually rewarded as they live out their mission at Taylor
  • Hiring new faculty who will bring a love for their discipline and a passion for teaching in a liberal arts university to Taylor – Spanish, Music, History and Communication
  • Students will be committed to learning and growing as disciples of Jesus in mind, body and soul

School of Social Sciences, Education & Business

  • Wisdom as faculty interact with students and seek Christ-like perspectives and actions during volatile political, social, religious and moral times in our country
  • Wisdom, discernment and direction in four faculty searches – Education, Psychology and Social Work (2)

University Advancement

  • Scholarship fund raising to enable more students to benefit from the intentional community of Taylor

Business and Finance

  • Dining Services’ many new employees – that they would continue to learn their jobs and Taylor’s culture and provide great food and service to Taylor students
  • Students as they work through family situations to be able to pay for Taylor

Enrollment Management

  • Students making decisions – that they will clearly hear God’s voice
  • Finances for families who desire to be at Taylor (or already enrolled), but have concerns about cost
  • God will prepare the hearts and minds of this year’s class to fully engage the Taylor community

Residence Life

  • Student leader, Graduate Assistant and faculty hiring within Residence Life
  • Continued growth and development in the ways in which our communities welcome and value all students
  • Overall well-being of students throughout the semester, being particularly mindful of their mental health