It is good to see a Christian University sticking to Biblical principles.
The snivellers respond by saying we should not 'judge', but scripture specifically commands us to "Judge righteous judgment" (John 7:24). Paul also commanded the believers at Corinth to judge matters amongst themselves instead of going to heathen judges (1 Corinthians 6). As usual, those who prefer immorality to godliness take scripture out of context, in order to build weak arguments. Matthew 7 refers to hypocritical judgment, as the context reveals.
Shorter University is requiring its more than 200 employees to sign a "Personal Lifestyle Statement" rejecting homosexuality.
Don Dowless, president of the Christian university in Rome [ed. Rome, Atlanta, USA], said anyone not signing the statement, which also requires staffers to reject premarital sex and adultery, faces termination.
"I think that anybody who adheres to a lifestyle that is outside of what the biblical mandate is and of what the board has passed, including the president, would not be allowed to continue here," Dowless told Channel 2 Action News.
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