Cuz inappropriate gropes in the workplace are really just oeuvres to dialogue, and it’s certainly a fab idea to let the acknowledged gropers be heard, whether “written or face-to-face”, no? At age 18, people in the US become responsible under the law for their actions. My guess it that his impact was either providing money or favorable publicity to the person/group responsible to the hall of fame he was in. The blog owner was taking accountability for the comments section. https://www.cedarville.edu/offices/counseling-services/about. She was brave to report what no one else had but many other women have experienced from this individual. They all read the same playbook. ++++++++++++++++++++. It’s something I’m currently working through in therapy, and I have a lot of scattered thoughts about my time at Cedarville. 😉. I also didn’t have lots of time. And, if we, as a country, treated metal illness equal to physical illness ( bith morally and financially) we would have less social problems. Sexual harrasment, in relation to Christian institutions, comes up every week. That’s the opposite of how the law is supposed to work to protect women like her. Students’ happiness is not really mentioned except as a byproduct of the Evangelical immersion plan. 1. So was there no follow-up on CU’s part? Dee and Deb are earning their crowns with this site, “never mind the bollocks“ (critics) — an old Brit punk rock saying. He wrote back and said, “Who you are matters infinitely more than what you do” on Sundays and for the congregation. Makes it hard to see I write. I was counseled by Joy and she was wonderful. In spite of my best efforts though, Christianity still has a strong hold (not least because my wife is still a devout Christian). For some time, we went back and forth, often disagreeing about appropriate conversations in the workplace or local entertainment venues. Friend: https://www.pewforum.org/2019/10/17/in-u-s-decline-of-christianity-continues-at-rapid-pace/. ishy: And I’ve told y’all before about the professor I had who boasted about how his young daughter would have an arranged marriage, because she could only marry someone he chose that was from a “well-known” and “famous” family. I troubled to analyse rationale in the context Dee mentioned. https://getpocket.com/explore/item/pleasure-is-good-how-french-children-acquire-a-taste-for-life?utm_source=pocket-newtab, “One of the most surprising things that French mothers shared with me in my research was their belief that stimulating children’s appetites for a wide variety of life’s pleasures can actually deter them from becoming addicted to drugs!”. things have rubbed people the wrong way & unbeknownst to others since the dawn of time. Was it paid? While I am not a psych expert , I do have a background in psych nursing. Conversely, nouthetic counsellors won’t take positions there either, out of disgust at the “satanic taint”. Charles M. Blow. Her parents told her she would get pregnant if she held hands with a man. I’m very, very sorry to hear Kat’s story but thank you, Kat, for sharing this. Max: Max: … and cries without tears. And I had gotten so used to tuning them out and going right past to the “meat” of the discussion, too…. Heh. We all talked about my mental health for a bit and during the chat, John Wood found a random box of crayons. The leaven is a decaying organism. However, I know her actual name. Class of 2019 by cedarville university 2023 2020 spirit week facebook heritage christian school Class of 2019 by Cedarville University Source: digitalcommons.cedarville.edu Rot in the Kingdom of God. … simply look at the amazing increases in deaths from all causes …. I doubt it. the stakes are high in the damage done, and self-centered benefit gained. I really appreciate your entire comment. John Wood is not a mental health professional and Mindy May was not licensed in Ohio at the time. That statement is ridiculous on its face. If not, this is all hearsay. Another 2 days later I found out my therapist was leaving. Sigh…, Jeffrey Chalmers: the more they fuss about it. If I’m being truthful, my life is far better for it. The pandemic is affecting young adults perhaps more than any other age group. There doesn’t seem to be anyone in that sort of position at Cedarville (to begin with because it is a religious school it has the legal right to fire even tenured professors for “religious” reasons and has done so). Obviously, that was the case here, too. The White family left and started attending Grace Baptist Church in Cedarville about the time that Anthony Moore was hired at CU. I have some experience with mental health treatment as a patient and the way the former CU student was treated viscerally affected me. Games Saturday. We had a new hire who felt he had a spiritual gift of back rubs (!). Man is corrupt. Combine this with the “spontaneity” and lack of deliberation / reason / thought / consideration / logic / principle because those things “quench” THEIR “holy” spirit !!!!! Your narrative falls within standard orthodoxy. Just a thought. According to the EEOC, sexual harassment includes “verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature”–unwelcome comments about Kat’s appearance (shoes, hair, dress), unwelcome addresses like “babe,” and unwelcome touching–arm around her waist!–all certainly apply here. You got me thinking about commenters I’m not seeing today. Pick RA’s who exude the love of Christ, open door policy, here’s a novel one, a president who is always available to chat. Or, how would President White view Driscoll Church? Membership Covenants She worked as a secretary for a number of years before she married my father and told me that men and women used to joke together and *have fun.*. In 2014 Cedarville University made a concerted effort to become more conservative, not unlike what Al Mohler did when he took over as President at Southern Seminary. This is very interesting. It’s possible some demonstrators have on occasion been informally “mobilised” by low quality church bosses but that doesn’t mean the latter can rely on them, they are probably mainly there for their own reasons, in my estimate. They all read the same playbook. They can’t even handle basic logic, much less complex human issues. Routine includes daily walks, texting and emailing friends, and checking in with TWW. “I do know that there seems to be more and more commenters being offended. she seems a little unbalanced these days. Where I live was just renamed a hotspot after managing to calm down the numbers. I do not think they were dismissed, some others chimed in and agreed and it left something for everyone to think about. elastigirl: (i’m going to need that substance…), Here’s some music to bring joy to you and all of us, Cab Calloway singing “Everybody Eats When They Come to My House:”, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E03NZOIxGmQ&ab_channel=laughland. Her parents told her she would get pregnant if she held hands with a man. It sets in place issues that will erupt into confrontation in the aftetlife. I don’t think I paid attention enough, but I don’t think Lynchburg had one. Samuel Conner: I have read similar claims made by Ken Ham as backing for his view that it is essential to indoctrinate the young in the views his organization promotes. He was in the room with Patterson, helping him “break her down.”. IMO, the Dones are perhaps one of the largest growing groups of genuine Christians in America. Making up a fancy Greek term for reading the Bible to cure mental problems is just wrong when we have a century of research into treating mental illness, and even medical drug treatments for many well defined mental problems. In the parable, the woman is frugal and patient. Lea: Yep. why would a university have any reason whatsoever to hire someone for the purpose of ‘restoring’ them? Here is a note from John Davis as she exited the university. That was very different from UGA, where a lot of students had cars, but Athens also has a very good public transit system that is free to students. I LOVE TinyKittens! It is clear to me that there has been a toxic culture at Cedarville University since the arrival of Thomas White. Equally important, the law is quite clear about what does and doesn’t constitute sexual harassment. You can see this in the screen capture of White's blog below, written prior to… Read More » That’s always the problem. but a tv commercial…, a black mirror episode waiting to happen (although they’d have to repeat the snowglobe theme). It seems plausible that CU mishandled a manageable situation, and it turned into a full-blown crisis. And his private company connected to his pharmacy work likewise fills his pockets with much wealth. ishy: Now, I imagine these parents have Life360 on their kids’ phones and track their every movement. (I guess he thinks most colleges have a major in Embezzlement.). As I read through the transcript, what kept replaying in my mind as I read was Bryan Lorrits’ voice saying “It’s all about me….”. LU is being caviler, just like the stats show that many evangelicals are.. Jeffrey Chalmers: then he is let out of his room, but hard core rules…. Games today And again he said, ‘To what should I compare the kingdom of God? I mainly stay home, and fortunately our household gets along. (i mean, it’s hard to think of any information on any topic which, once we know it, doesn’t inform the living our lives even in some small way.). all with a stake . I only checked Texas and Ohio but it appears Ms May has never been licensed. Drstevej has made some thoughtful comments in the past. What also needs to be said here is that Kat obviously spoke out as Sweeney’s sexual harassment was building. I know this because I heard her mother shouting it at her on campus one day. This is like watching the parabel of The Blind Men and the Elephant in action. In reinstating Dr Thomas White, the Cedarville trustees are knowingly and willingly putting the whole student body, faculty and staff of Cedarville University back under the leadership of a man of proven dishonesty who time and again has shown reckless disregard for the safety and welfare of those supposedly under his care. And neither is Mindy May. That’s when I saw our conversation change. If you haven’t stopped to think, you will think life is just fine outside churches or that every church member equates with their leaders. (I find mask-wearing uncomfortable and inconvenient (fogs the glasses), but so do it anyway on the rare occasions so leave home. If you have intimate knowledge of this student’s mental health before matriculation, please feel free to say so. Randy Patten, Trustee, Chair of the Presidential Search Committee”. I don’t think Grace is really standing up for anything but the fear that they might lose money. Friend: There’s also no suggestion that young adults, raised in the US, deserve freedom of religion. CU is to be commended for at least responding to Kat’s complaint through some disciplinary action; however, CU stopped short of ensuring a safe, healthy work environment for Kat thereafter. Sure, the sexual harassment stopped, but other mistreatment began. 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