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We must recognize that there are LGBTQ students on our campuses and outside activists are interested because they want your school to make changes.  We need to be proactive and  learn to navigate this challenge by discussing our experiences with each other. 

APU’s LGBTQ Crisis

Tracing Steps to APU’s LGBTQ Crisis Azusa Pacific University (APU), a major evangelical school in Southern California, was assaulted this month with headlines like these: “Queering Azusa Pacific University,” “Azusa Pacific Okays Gay Romance (But Not Sex and Marriage)” “Professor: Azusa Pacific Is Losing ‘God First.’” And, with coverage in Christianity Today, the 700 Club, […]

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Can the Fairness for All bill protect both the LGBTQ community and Christian colleges?

Fairness for All: In the debate between LGBTQ rights and religious freedom, is there a way forward? (Pro Article)

The Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) has been exploring a legislative initiative sometimes called Fairness for All. This initiative seeks to find a way to simultaneously combine federal protections for religious freedom and for LGBTQ persons, two “sides” that have often viewed their protections as being violated by the existence of protections for […]

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Is supporting the Fairness for All bill a risk?  If we are granted some protections, will we be able to keep them?

The “Fairness for All” Proposal: Is It Really Fair? (Con Article)

Sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) laws have banned religious adoption agencies  from placing children only with opposite-sex married couples, and required Christian bakers to bake cakes celebrating same-sex weddings, businesses to address people by their preferred pronouns, and schools to open single-sex locker rooms to members of the opposite sex. Will a “Fairness for […]

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Has SB 1146 been stopped, or will Sacramento stop the availability of Cal Grants to schools that do not agree with the values of California's political class?

SB 1146 Update: The Future of California’s Christian Colleges & Universities

Christian higher education in the Golden State dodged a major bullet last year in the form of targeted legislation posing an existential threat to religious liberty.  Early versions of SB 1146, if enacted, would have marked the beginning of the end for biblically-faithful Christian colleges and universities. Initial versions of this religious-freedom-stripping legislation, dubbed the […]

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educational vouchers

Educational Vouchers: A Strategic Opportunity for Christian Colleges

“As your President, I will be the nation’s biggest cheerleader for school choice.”  – Donald Trump Were these just words? Not anymore. Our 45th president nominated Betsy DeVos to head the U.S. Department of Education. The daughter-in-Law of billionaire Richard DeVos Sr., who co-founded Amway, she and her husband Richard DeVos Jr. have stewarded the […]

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