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  • Louisiana College quits CCCU over LGBT policy

    by Will Hall/Baptist Message, posted Thursday, February 14, 2019 (8 days ago)

    PINEVILLE, La. (BP) -- Louisiana College President Rick Brewer has notified the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities that the Baptist-affiliated college has withdrawn its membership from the organization.

    The issue involves a policy passed by the CCCU board of directors endorsing so-called "Fairness for All" legislation to add sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of federally-protected classes while also articulating protections for churches and religious organizations.

    Brewer, in a letter to CCCU President Shirley Hoogstra, strongly objected to the CCCU board's action last October. Read More

  • Decisions for Christ highlight campus revival

    by Staff/Baptist Message, posted Monday, September 17, 2018 (5 months ago)

    Photo courtesy of the Baptist Message
    PINEVILLE, La. (BP) -- Louisiana College's final session of its fall revival ended on a high note when 30 students surrendered their lives to Christ Sept. 13.

    Louisiana President Rick Brewer said he was overcome with emotion as he watched the students walk forward to make their decision public.

    "We rejoice with the news of at least 30 LC students who asked Christ to step out of Heaven and step into their hearts on this final day of our fall semester revival," Brewer said. "We prayed for a spiritual awakening on campus this year and we ... Read More

  • 'Cemetery' displays collegians' pro-life stance

    by Brian Blackwell/Baptist Message, posted Wednesday, March 28, 2018 (11 months ago)

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    PINEVILLE, La. (BP) -- Nearly 500 flags in a "Cemetery for the Innocent" covered a section of Louisiana College's quad as a memorial to the unborn on March 20.

    Each flag represented five of the lives aborted daily in the U.S.

    Chaz Morgan, president of the Louisiana College Students for Life, described the Cemetery for the Innocent as a visual picture of the battle that those who value life face daily in comments to the state convention's Baptist Message newsjournal. Read More

  • FROM THE COLLEGES: Williams to rename as a university; OBU women's soccer competes in Asia & England; ...

    by Baptist college, BP Staff, posted Monday, September 25, 2017 (one year ago)

    In today's From the Colleges: Williams Baptist College; Oklahoma Baptist University; California Baptist University; Louisiana College.

    Williams Baptist College to be renamed as a university; Oklahoma Baptist University Lady Bison soccer team competes in west Asia and Europe; California Baptist University students provide health care in East Africa, China and Philippines; Louisiana College faculty's book study integrates faith and learning. Read More