Our minds have a way of protecting us when we are attempting to process something so terrible that we may go into shock. We separate our emotions and begin to deal with the situation immediately in front of us.
College is the best time for asking difficult questions. JBU is committed to honoring, supporting and working with any and all students as they seek clarity about their identity and God’s calling on their lives.
Exactly two months from today I will be sunbathing on a beach in Jamaica, holding a fruity drink not approved by the JBU covenant and stealing glances at my new, handsome husband. But two months seems so very far away at this moment.
It is hard to believe that 23 days from now, I will walk across the stage in Bill George Arena and receive my diploma. Well, it will actually just be an empty cover – but you get my point: I am graduating.
The issue of homosexuality is in many ways the biggest issue facing the church today. With the definition of marriage changing in many states and the public opinion shifting, it is important that the church address and revaluate its position on what is an increasingly prominent issue.