Is SPU evangelical?

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Is SPU evangelical?

SPU most definitely does not proselytize. While it is "decidedly Christian," it is also decidedly not a mission department. SPU presents a variety of values, views and manners of looking at life, but does not have an end goal of conversion. Of course, the faculty and staff may desire that people become Christians, but does […]

Is SPU evangelical?

Decidedly academic. Distinctly Christian. Definitely Northwest. SPU in a nutshell. And the ACLU is hovering like a starving squirrel. The lawsuit brought against SPU and nine other schools by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) concerns the separation of church and state that was dictated in the Constitution. In simpler terms, the ACLU feels that […]

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