We Value Free Speech at MidAmerica Nazarene University

I am a Nazarene pastor and an alumni of a sister Nazarene university. I also am firmly convinced that Jesus calls his disciples to non-violence. But the bigger issue is not whether or not violence is sometimes necessary. The issue at play here is whether a chaplain of a university should ask difficult question to his students and colleagues. That is exactly the role of a chaplain at a Christian university to ask questions that will help students and faculty stretch themselves and their faith and to come into contact with the broader family of the Church. I hope that MNU will take the appropriate steps to communicate to their students and the outside world that they value this type of exploration of the Christian faith.

Daniel Coutz, Montpelier, OH, United States
6 years ago
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