Church and ministry leadership resources to better equip, train and provide ideas for today's church and ministry leaders, like you. Update: Pensacola Christian College has posted a blog-type statement in response to this article. Beth started attending PCC in September and almost instantly hit it off with a young man in her English class. One night in May, however, she was grabbed, dragged into a construction area, beaten, restrained with bungee cord and duct tape, and then raped. As he was leaving her there, she recognized him as her boyfriend.
If you ever want to talk, let me know. And yet, here was this mysterious message from a stranger. At first, it was very disconcerting. But then he got another message of support from another person. And then another. Many Christian schools in Georgia and across the nation have similar policies, sometimes explicitly written into a pledge that students or their parents must sign when they enroll. The assumption at such schools is that these provisions are equivalent to rules against cheating or stealing or premarital sex: behavior that, while wrong, is a choice that can be made or not made.
Johnson was expelled from the University of the Cumberlands earlier this month after posting details of his dating life on the Web site. Dreyer was among some 50 protesters who rallied Wednesday morning at a park in Williamsburg over Johnson's expulsion. Johnson didn't attend the rally, which featured rainbow-colored gay pride flags and numerous signs, including one that read, "If God didn't create homosexuals, why do they exist? The main speaker was state Sen. Ernesto Scorsone, D-Lexington, the only openly gay legislator in the state.