Campbellsville University to Host Editor of Western Recorder

By Joan C. McKinney, director of university communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. –Trennis Henderson, editor of the Kentucky Baptist Western Recorder, will be the chapel/convocation speaker at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8 at the Powell Athletic Center.

Henderson has served as editor of the Western Recorder since 1999. A professional Christian journalist for more than 20 years, he previously worked with state Baptist newspapers in Arkansas and Missouri.

Henderson is a graduate of School of the Ozarks in Branson, Mo., and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville.

A member of the Baptist World Alliance’s Freedom & Justice Commission, he also has served as national president of both the Association of State Baptist Papers and Baptist Communicators Association. He is a recipient of the University of the Cumberlands’ 2006 Moral Leadership Awards.

Henderson has earned journalism, photography and design awards from Associated Church Press, Baptist Communications Association and Evangelical Press Association.

Henderson and his family are members of Crestwood Baptist Church in Oldham County where he serves as a deacon and Bible study leader. His wife, Pam, is director of Crestwood Baptist’s Weekday Preschool ministry.

For more information about chapel/convocation, contact Ed Pavy, director of campus ministries, at (270) 789-5227 or

Campbellsville University, now celebrating her Centennial year, is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 2,310 students who represent 100 Kentucky counties, 32 states and 28 foreign nations. Listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” 14 consecutive years as one of the leading Southern master’s colleges and universities, Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his eighth year as president.

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