California State University system de-recognizes IVCF from 23 campuses

WINTERY KNIGHT

Princess Mandyposted this story from Christianity Today, and I am blogging it.

Excerpt: (links removed)

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF) has been, in modern campus terminology, “derecognized” by California State University schools. Basically, they will no longer be a recognized campus organization on any of the 23 schools in that system. IVCF has been derecognized because they require their leaders to have Christian beliefs.

It’s not just InterVarsity that will be impacted. Following the same logic, any group that insists on requiring its leaders to follow an agreed upon set of guiding beliefs is no longer kosher (irony intended) at California’s state universities. This will impact many other faith-based organizations with actual, well, faith-based beliefs. Presumably, even People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals would have to allow Oscar Meyer to lead their campus chapters.

[…]Now, it’s not persecution. Christians are not banned. People can share their faith. But, now, what…

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2 thoughts on “California State University system de-recognizes IVCF from 23 campuses

  1. Of course the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Fellowship could not be subject to such discrimination. Perhaps this body can now be created with the funding from the ignominious, Christ-centred IVCF.

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