One of the most prominent Southern Baptist pastors in the nation is warning Christian parents to keep their kids away from Baylor University.
“What they teach and the underlying philosophy is anti-Christian,” Pastor Robert Jeffress said on the Todd Starnes Radio Show. “And I don’t think any true Christian parent who wants their kids to have a Christian education would allow their child anywhere near Baylor University.”
Jeffress, the pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas and a Baylor alumnus, was set off by the university’s recent decision to embrace the LGBT agenda.
The board of regents adopted a resolution that many say will lead the way to the creation of a university-sanctioned LGBT organization.
Baylor said they still support “purity in singleness and fidelity in marriage between a man and a woman as the biblical norm.”
But Dr. Jeffress is warning Christians not to buy what the university is selling.
“Like any good magician, the Baylor administration has mastered the art of distraction and deception,” Jeffress told host Todd Starnes.
The board of regents directed the university’s president to determine the appropriate pathways to provide additional care, connections, and community for Baylor’s LGBTQ students, including the possibility of establishing a new, chartered student group that is consistent with Baylor’s core commitments summarized above and the University’s policies and statements.”
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