Christian College Told It Could Lose Accreditation For Its Policy On Homosexual Sex

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By Justin Haskins, The Daily Caller,

Inclusiveness and diversity are perhaps valued more in modern American culture and government than any other characteristic — unless of course you’re dealing with Christians. Whether you’re a business like Chick-fil-A or Hobby Lobby or you’re a private organization like the Boy Scouts, there is no denying that taking a traditional Christian stance on sexuality is now a risky endeavor.

The latest to experience the warm and fuzzy hospitality of “inclusive” secularism is Gordon College, a private liberal arts college located in quaint Wenham, Massachusetts.

Like many Christian colleges, Gordon College requires its students to agree to a set of behavioral standards while they attend the school. Students are expected to refrain from “blasphemy, profanity, dishonesty, theft, drunkenness, sexual relations outside marriage, and homosexual practice,” and the college has plainly stated that these actions “will not be tolerated in the lives of Gordon community members, either on or off campus.”

The prohibition against “homosexual practice” led the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the most prominent accreditation organization in the region, to investigate whether its own standards of accreditation have been violated by Gordon College’s behavioral code, which at least some in the NEASC feel are discriminatory. …

[Published on The Daily Caller, read more here]

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