Religious Liberty and the Media

mattingly-event-photo.jpgAn evening with Terry Mattingly

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Join Terry Mattingly, writer of the nationally syndicated “On Religion” column, for an evening talk on religious liberty and the media Wednesday, July 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Praise Lutheran Church, 1850 Big Springs Rd., Maryville.

Admission is free and the public is invited. Mattingly will speak on religious liberty and the media’s role and hold a Q&A session. There will be light reception after the talk, as well as a raffle drawing and giveaway prize.

About Terry Mattingly
Terry Mattingly ( writes the nationally syndicated “On Religion” column for the Universal Uclick Syndicate and is Senior Fellow for Media and Religion at The King’s College in New York City. He was the founder of the Washington Journalism Center at the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, which in 2015 was rebooted at The King’s College.

He has worked as a reporter and religion columnist at the Rocky Mountain News in Denver and the Charlotte Observer and the Charlotte News. In 1991, Mattingly began teaching at Denver Seminary. While teaching, he has continued to write the weekly “On Religion” column for the features department of the Scripps Howard News Service in Washington, D.C., which is sent to about 350 newspapers in North America. He is the founder and editor of the GetReligion website that critiques the mainstream media’s coverage of religion news. His wife, Debra Bridges Mattingly, is a public librarian and they have two grown children, Sarah Jeanne Wagner, and Frye Lewis Mattingly. The Mattinglys are members of St. Anne’s Orthodox Church in Oak Ridge, Tenn.