Skip to comments."How LGBT Students Are Changing Christian Colleges" (The Atlantic)
Posted on 07/23/2014 10:05:19 AM PDT by Faith Presses On
Over the past five years, an underground movement has been burgeoning on evangelical Christian campuses. Although many of these colleges explicitly ban homosexual behavior, they are now home to dozens of LGBT-friendly student groups. The umbrella organization Safety Net, founded in December 2011, encompasses groups from approximately 75 different evangelical Christian colleges. Some of these groups are tiny, and many operate in near-secret. But over the past two weeks, an LGBT group at Gordon College has made itself impossible to ignore.
When we, the authors, attended Gordon College over a decade ago, the vast majority of administrators, faculty, and students simply assumed that the Bible prohibited same-sex attraction. Nestled on Bostons North Shore, this small outpost of evangelical Protestantism taught us that it was wrong to be gaynot just wrong, but explicitly condemned by both God and the college code of conduct....
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Not so for todays Gordon students. This past Monday, President Obama signed the Non-Discrimination Executive Order for LGBT people, which will deny federal funding to any university that discriminates on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Gordons President D. Michael Lindsay was one of a number of prominent evangelical leaders who sent a letter to President Obama, asking for an exemption from the order. (Other signatories included Catholic Charities head Fr. Larry Snyder and megachurch pastor Rick Warren.) In other words, Lindsay asked Obama for permission to do what the College has always done: refrain from hiring people who engage in homosexual behavior.
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That should teach ‘em Tolerance with a capital T,, just like the T in Tyranny.
They have already taken over Harvard Divinity, EDS, and Andover-Newton Seminaries.
Why can’t they just leave Gordon Conwell ALONE!
There is coming a time when all true believers will have to separate themselves from any and all government help or involvement. Its going to get interesting.
Don't even ask about St. John's Seminary in Camarillo!
The article is laced with a thick desire to get colleges on board in order to INDOCTRINATE. This country has turned into the Third Reich of degeneracy
Well when the Caliphate gets established here all these fancy-ass elitist university campuses will get a really thorough housecleaning. And the Vatican will be strangely silent.
This is a fantastic change! Hopefully, there will soon be groups to support compulsive thieves, gambling addicts, recreational adulterers, and of course that favorite...Don’t worry about Gluttony cause Jesus loves you just like you are. Look for them at your local perverse college.
I can only imagine. Eek.
They can't leave ANYTHING alone. Leftists are totalitarian.
"All within the state, nothing outside the state, nothing against the state."
- Benito Mussolini
You MUST bow to the leftists in all things.
Looks that way, doesn’t it.
I attend a Baptist church close to Gordon attended by many Gordon students on Sundays. I’m happy to report that the church stands on firm biblical ground relative to homosexuality, and our attendance has only been growing over the past few years.
Two percent of the population couldn’t spread their contamination without the help of their leftist co-conspirators who are out to destroy Christianity and Western civilization.
The Bible by presidential permission
A few months back I was arguing with a Libtard online. I rarely engage in back and forth argument (maybe I’m just tired of it after all those years of Prosecuting) but he pretty much signed off the discussion with two words that pissed me off (tough to do). It was ... “demographics baby”.
I think the reason it got me so torqued was that it was true. It’s not just a change in minority demographics, it’s a change in “younger” demographics and what they will believe and accept. While it is the minority change that will ensure our extinction, it is the “younger” shift in morays that will hurry it along.
It is, indeed, a disheartening state of affairs.
No such exemption is required. The Supreme Court already ruled on this matter, 9-0. Obama order is illegal on its face, and should be ignored.
We need to cut the financial cord binding faith based organizations to the Christ-hating Federal government.
But where does the Constitution grant the Federal government the right to support charity of any kind?
Harold’s Golden Rule: The man with the gold makes the rules.
Unless you want them determining your theology, you can’t accept their financing.
Why would a practicing homosexual attend a religious school? His or her actions are sinful and against the teachings of the institution. And why are they so secretive and dishonest about their tactics?
The media obviously endorses and abets this planned and coordinated attack on people of faith.
Gordon-Conwell and Gordon College aren’t the same institution.
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