Karen Pence, the second lady of the United States, returned to teaching art this week, accepting a part-time position at a private Christian school that does not allow gay students and requires employees to affirm that marriage should only be between a man and a woman. The website of the school, Immanuel Christian School , which enrolls kindergartners through eighth graders at its campus in Springfield, Va. It was not clear whether Mrs. Pence, who previously taught art at Immanuel Christian when her husband, Vice President Mike Pence, was a member of the House of Representatives, had to fill out an application for the position. A spokeswoman for Mrs.
How a Leading Christian College Turned Against Its Gay Leader
OneWheaton - A Community of LGBTQs and Allies of Wheaton College, Illinois
I had been a gay Christian blogger for several years when Wheaton College reached out to me in June of Anxious but earnest, I agreed to sign it after a transparent round of interviews where I highlighted all the reasons that I, an openly gay blogger, might not be the best fit for Wheaton. The director of human resources said they knew what they were getting into and I was the ideal candidate for a rigorous liberal arts college with a diverse student body expressing a range of needs. At the time, I was still kind of conservative on sexual ethics: I longed to be a part of communities like Wheaton and I thought a commitment to celibacy was worth it if it meant I could be involved. Private meetings with the president and provost were routine for me within weeks of my appointment in September
Gay at a Christian College
OneWheaton statement regarding the "apple-throwing incident. Press Contacts: For inquiries, email: press onewheaton. This documentary, by Markie Hancock, looks at the development of OneWheaton within the context of the history of the Evangelical Christian movement in the United States, the development of Christian colleges, and the impact of Evangelicalism on U.
M ark A. Yarhouse, Psy. Arthur P. Yarhouse has spent several years promoting dialogue between people who view the topic of sexual identity differently.