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“This is not what we expected.  We were only trying to be pastoral.  We just set up a support group so that gay students would know we care.  How did this back-room support group end up as a radical pressure group that shouted us down at the alumni gathering?”

Gay-Student Groups & their Goals

Do gay-identifying students want to form an official gay-student groups on your campus? Their efforts might seem innocent enough and your desires to be tolerant might also seem innocent enough, but be aware that different types of gay-student groups have different goals, which will have different results on your campus, and can have mission-critical results. […]

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What should we do for troubled students, students in distress, students who confide in a faculty member?

Responding to Troubled Students

If you are involved in Christian higher education, you know that students identify us as trustworthy sources of wisdom when they are in distress. It may seem as though troubled students use crowd-sourced strategies to seek feedback via social media, but the importance of face-to-face interaction with faculty and support staff cannot be ignored. Our […]

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