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  • 50+ Professors & Staff Resign From Christian University After Refusing to Sign Homosexuality Pledge

    05/17/2012 12:32:51 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 201 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 16, 2012 | Billy Hallowell
    Last October, news broke that Shorter University, a Christian college in Rome, Georgia, had decided to ask its employees to sign a controversial pledge that affirms that they are not engaging in homosexuality, among other forbidden activities. Now, after scores of employees refused to sign the document, the college, which is affiliated with the Georgia Baptist Convention, has reportedly received a massive number of resignations
  • Shorter's homosexuality statement makes news

    11/03/2011 1:50:01 PM PDT · by Graybeard58 · 20 replies
    Baptist Press ^ | Nov 2, 2011 | John Evans
    ROME, Ga. (BP) -- A "Personal Lifestyle Statement" for employees of Shorter University has placed the Georgia Baptist school in the news. The lifestyle stipulations, which employees of the university must sign or risk termination, is one of four new policy statements adopted by the university's board of trustees. The lifestyle statement includes requirements that employees: -- agree with the university's Statement of Faith. -- be active members of a local church. -- "reject as acceptable all sexual activity not in agreement with the Bible, including, but not limited to, premarital sex, adultery, and homosexuality." -- abstain from alcohol in...
  • Shorter University in Georgia: Gays Need Not Apply

    11/01/2011 12:19:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies · 2+ views
    International Business Times ^ | November 1, 2011 | Staff
    Shorter University in Rome, Ga., is requiring its employees to certify that they are not gay as a condition of employment. All 200 employees of the Baptist university, located about 65 miles northwest of Atlanta, received a "personal lifestyle statement" last Wednesday, which they must sign or risk being fired. Employees must pledge to be "active members of a local church" and to abstain from, among other things, drug use, premarital sex and homosexual behavior. "I reject as acceptable all sexual activity not in agreement with the Bible, including, but not limited to, premarital sex, adultery and homosexuality," the statement...