Landon Nesbitt organized a petition at Liberty University calling for in person classes, and rejection of all COVID-19 safety measures. This is an open letter to Landon on his efforts to challenge COVID-19 safety protocols. This letter while blunt is necessary given the threat that COVID-19 poses to Lynchburg and greater Virginia. Continue reading
The school year has started at Liberty University and its turning into a disaster. COVID-19 is exploding on campus and the mayor of Lynchburg, Virginia is concerned about the lack of public health and safety measures being taken. While at least 1,800 students are being asked to quarantine. freshman Landon Nesbitt started a petition that is demanding restrictions be ended pointing out that he and others paid money to have the Liberty experience and not be concerned about a virus.
In order for the EFCA’s Trinity International University to love thy neighbor in a pandemic, it took an order from a secular government leader. In late August, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker issued a vaccination mandate for students, faculty and staff in higher education settings. That moved Trinity to require vaccination or for students to submit to weekly COVID-19 testing. Continue reading
Liberty University is dealing with a growing COVID-19 outbreak. The school is quarantining and moving classes online but initial reports show that face masks and social distancing are not being enforced. This latest outbreak could have been prevented. But what do you do when you have a university who is hostile to science and known for the culture wars? Sadly in the view of this blog, this outbreak at Liberty is to be expected. Continue reading
As faculty returned to Liberty University Jerry Prevo provided an answer as to why the school has been bogged down in scandals and controversy. Jerry Prevo said the problem is Satan, and also criticized the media. Blogs like this are going to keep writing about Liberty University. And its clear that for Liberty University Jerry Prevo is now the Church Lady. Continue reading
Liberty University is facing a Title IX lawsuit for enabling sexual abuse. Its a culmination of egregious policy that weaponized The Liberty Way against women. This blog believes that this will be the first of more lawsuits to come, especially as more people step forward. But accountability for Liberty is overdue and this is welcome news. Continue reading
The EFCA’s Trinity International University is not requiring COVID-19 vaccination for returning students and plans to return to normal conditions in the fall in classroom. Trinity’s action stands in stark contrast to DePaul, Northwestern, University of Chicago, University of Illinois and countless of public and private schools which are mandating vaccination. Is this further proof that white evangelicals are not going to push vaccination? Or is this another example of the Scopes Monkey Trail and hostility to science hanging over evangelicalism? Instead of being boastful of the fall Nicholas Perrin should go to his office and weep that Trinity International University is not modeling Jesus’ commands of loving thy neighbor. Continue reading
Yesterday Politico published an article that this blog believes is one of the finest journalistic articles on the controversial evangelical school. Two generations at Liberty University are in conflict over what it means to be a Christian. Will it be political? Or will it be spiritual? However Liberty University ends up will influence the debate in larger evangelical Christianity. This article by Maggie Severns is a must read. Continue reading
Gangster Capitalism is dropping a new podcast about Jerry Falwell Jr and the issues at Liberty University. Its looking to be one of the most comprehensive reports on Liberty University and the ongoing problems that have taken place at the evangelical school. Continue reading
Back in December of 2020 this blog did a long deep dive into the Board of Trustees at Liberty University. Some more information has come forward and this blog wanted to focus on the issue of nepotism on the Board of Trustees. Up to 25% of the Liberty University Board of Trustees is affected by the problem of nepotism. In the view of this blog no healthy 501(c)(3) would have this particular problem on this scale.