A group of alumni at the University of Lee, a Christian institution in Tennessee, organized a momentum of petition to protest against the recent statements of President Mark Walker reaffirming the long-standing posture of the university, articulated in the "covenant Community "From the university that holds that same one. Sexual sexual relationships are prohibited by the Scriptures. The former students argue in an open letter signed by around 750 people who Walker's comments during a March 11 chapel service "were and are detrimental to Queer students: their mental and emotional health; their physical security; its relationship With the University, the Church and his companions; and his academic success. "

Walker's comments came after the University welcomed Preston Splinkle, president of the center based on Idaho for faith, sexuality and gender. University officials refused to make a video of Sprinking comments available, which college has come down from its website, but according to second-hand accounts, sprinkle about a friend who was assigned to men at birth, but it is He identified as a woman, and who experienced the same. Sexual attraction. The free press of Chattanooga reported that the friend left the church but later returned due to the love shown by a pastor. (Sprinkle rejected an interview request through a representative).

After the talk, the sponsored denomination of the university, the Church of God, issued a statement that said that sprinkling "addressed sexual orientation and homosexuality in a way that was contrary. For the Scriptures , the Church of God doctrine and the teachings. " Walker also addressed the problem with his own statement and during a chapel service, saying that Sprotee's speech was ambiguous about the need for repentance. jQuery (Document) .Ready (function () varysubmit; jQuery ('# block-181. Popopular-Link'). Click (Function (), Utsubmit = jQuery (this) .attr ("HREF "); GA ('Send', 'event', 'in the popular article at this time', 'on -Article', witsubmit););); .Panel-panel. Most popular margin: 1em 0 2EM; Filling of titlePopular: 0; Bottom filling: 8px; Borders: 2px solid # EF7521; Color: # 000; Width: 100%; Source size: 18px; Source weight: 500; Transformation of text: capital letters; Text-aligned: left; Bottom margin: 18px; Top margin: 14px; . Size of FontPopular-Article: 16px; Height of the line: 20px; Fill: 0! Important; Lower margin: 12px; Source weight: 500; .Popular-item: HoverBackground: #eee; The most popular

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