Same-sex marriage

OKWU withdraws from CCCU

OKWU withdraws from CCCU

Oklahoma Wesleyan University has announced that it will no longer affiliate with the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, an association of approximately 120 Christian colleges throughout the United States of which the university has been a longtime...
​Offensive discussions: the genie is out of the bottle

​Offensive discussions: the genie is out of the bottle

This past week, I was quoted in several different national periodicals primarily because of my opposition to the actions of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU), an organization of which OKWU is a member. The reason for my disapproval is quite...
Video: Being the church in a pagan society

Video: Being the church in a pagan society

Should we expect the secular society around us to live by our Christian standards? How do we minister in a post-Christian culture? Jacob Thurston gives his take in this five-minute video. Thurston is a student at Indiana Wesleyan University, beginning his first year...
Christianity Today features Wesleyan response to same-sex marriage

Christianity Today features Wesleyan response to same-sex marriage

Amid a rush of response to the same-sex marriage ruling of the Supreme Court in The United States, Christianity Today published responses from “a professor, a pastor, a denominational superintendent, and the president of the National Association of...
What now? After the Supreme Court’s marriage decision

What now? After the Supreme Court’s marriage decision

The US Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex marriages are now legal throughout the nation. What does this mean for religious organizations that remain committed to traditional marriage? The short answer is: no one knows. We do know this: The legalization of same-sex...
​Response to 2015 Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage

​Response to 2015 Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage

The US Supreme Court has issued a ruling in the same-sex marriage cases that are grouped as “Obergefell v. Hodges.” The central issue, whether every state must allow same-sex couples to be legally married, has been answered in the affirmative. The Wesleyan...