NCAA Should Boot Oral Roberts Due to Biblical Beliefs on LGBT Issues, USA Today Columnist Says
Christian Headlines - Oral Roberts University is the Cinderella team of this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament, but a columnist for USA Today says the school should never have been allowed in the tournament due to its biblical position on sexuality.
Hemal Jhaveri, a writer for USA Today’s "For the Win" sports section, argued in a Tuesday column that the “university’s deeply bigoted anti-LGBTQ+ policies can’t and shouldn’t be ignored.”
Oral Roberts is a Christian university in Tulsa, Okla., that was founded by the late preacher Oral Roberts, with a mission to “develop Holy Spirit-empowered leaders through whole person education to impact the world.”
Its handbook says students should avoid “sexual promiscuity,” including “adultery, any homosexual behavior, premarital sex.”
“Certain behaviors are expressly prohibited in Scripture and therefore should be avoided by members of the University community,” the handbook says.....READ MORE
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