Ashland University FCA Sponsors Speech by Ted Kluck

9/30/11 ASHLAND, OH -- The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) organization on the Ashland University campus is sponsoring a speech by author and speaker Ted Kluck on Oct. 18 at 9 p.m. in the Jack & Deb Miller Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

Kluck will speak on the topic, "Model for Christian Athletes Competing in a Secular Society," and his speech will be based on the Bible scripture in Daniel 1.

Kluck is the author of several books, on topics ranging from Mike Tyson to the Emergent Church. Both "Why We're Not Emergent" and "Why We Love the Church" (with Kevin DeYoung) won Christianity Today Book of the Year awards, while "Paper Tiger: One Athlete's Journey to the Underbelly of Pro Football" won a Michigan Notable Book award in 2008. His work has also appeared in ESPN the Magazine and Christianity Today.

Kluck has played professional indoor football, coached high school football, trained as a professional wrestler, served as a missionary and taught writing courses at the college level. He lives in Grand Ledge, Mich., with his wife, Kristin, and sons Tristan and Maxim. His website is: http://www.tedkluck.com/

Ashland University (www.ashland.edu<http://www.ashland.edu>) is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.