Azusa Pacific Univ. Under Pressure to End Ban on Homosexuality
Elevate Christian Network :: News and Events
Scores of students rallied behind a homosexual campus cook at Azusa Pacific University earlier this week to pressure school officials into rejecting biblical sexual morality and embracing the sin of homosexuality that is condemned in the Bible.
Students Rally to Demand Justice
“More than 50 students gathered [Monday] at the vigil to demand justice for [Mahesh] Pradhan, who is suing Azusa Pacific for retaliation, wrongful demotion and, among other things, infliction of emotional distress, and to call for more inclusiveness and acceptance of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning or queer community,” The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported.
LGBT students shared personal stories at the demonstration of their alleged bouts with discrimination. The Tribune noted that they also worshipped and delivered APU officials a letter making four demands.
Azusa Pacific University (APU) Releases Statement
APU Spokeswoman Rachel White insisted that the Christian university does not promote or condone a climate of hate or discrimination, while denying all of the allegations. “We value and respect our employees and we do not condone harassment,” White assured, according to the Tribune. “It’s completely against who we are as a university community.”
However, Azusa is adamant that its students strive to live their lives in a way that is honoring to Jesus Christ – not secular politically correct agendas promoting LGBT lifestyles. Read the full story…. onenewsnow.com
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Across the web:
LGBT Student Activists Demand Christian College Change Policy Banning Same-Sex Relationships – Christian Post Erin Green, a senior at Azusa Pacific University who is a gay Christian, told the news outlet that she doesn’t have “time for patience and for tolerance.” “I am asked oftentimes by Christian universities to be patient while the universities are trying …
LGTBQ Activists Attempt to Force Agenda On Evangelical University – Caffeinated Thoughts The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported on Monday that one of the university’s employees, a chef named Mahesh Pradhan, has been harassed with “anti-gay rhetoric” by university employees. Pradhan says he is not gay but has been … As an evangelical …
We Will Not Be Silent: LGBTQ Students Persist On Christian Campuses – HuffPost We laid on a grass hill, silent, in the middle of Azusa Pacific University’s on-campus apartments. The fear—of both … When I met with the President of Haven (the underground LGBTQ group at Azusa Pacific University) in the spring, we chose a coffee …