He was educated in the common schools of the two counties, in Kentucky University, and North Western Christian University, of Indianapolis, now Butler College. Mr. Haley holds an M.A. degree from Kentucky University. He had a varied journalistic experience, being assistant editor of the Australian Christian Pioneer of Adelaide, South Australia; editor and founder of The Australian Christian Watchman, in Melbourne; co-editor of the Apostolic Guide, Louisville, Kentucky.; office editor of The Christian-Evangelist, St. Louis, and also contributing editor for a long time; editor-in-chief of the Christian Oracle and Christian Century, Chicago; editor of the Christian Monthly, Richmond, Virginia.; and assistant editor of The New Christian Quarterly and a few other minor papers. He has also written a few books and contributed to many more. An evangelist for the Disciples of Christ.