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or sexually suggestive dialogue. Ultimately we must all learn to make

choices that honor God first, rather than seeking to satisfy our own desires

or curiosities. While ratings are

unreliable, movies rated NC-17

or X are not to be viewed. Since

the entertainment media often

promotes unbiblical beliefs, values,

attitudes and behavior, all other

movies should be viewed only

after a biblically informed decision

has been made. We ask students to refrain from movies that diminish their

concern for human suffering or decrease their desire to live with purity

in thought, word, and deed. The university reserves the right to judge the

suitability of any movie viewed in the residence halls or on campus, and we

all have a responsibility to encourage one another to live with integrity in this



Words expressed in song have the power to move us in all aspects

of our lives. Our imagination can be stretched both for good and evil by the

power of these words. Therefore, our desire is that the music we listen to be

pleasing to the Lord and not have messages that violate biblical principles (I

Cor. 14:7-26, 40; Phil. 4:8).

Computer Use:

While the computer has brought much good into our lives and

has given us access to resources unavailable in the past, there are areas that

require vigilance so that we, as Christians, may avoid the temptations that

coexist with the good.


No viewing of pornography (Internet or otherwise) is acceptable.

Computer games:

Like movies, game ratings are unreliable and call for careful,

biblical discernment in choosing which games to play (see principles under


YouTube, Facebook, Blogging, etc.:

Technology affords us increasing

opportunities for the free flow of ideas and the expression of concerns and

emotions, often in a mistaken atmosphere of anonymity. We encourage the

expression of ideas, whether in the classroom, lunchroom, dorm room, or

chatroom. When posting information, there is great potential and temptation

to disregard biblical principles of loving one another and respecting those

in authority. We encourage the exercise of discipline and integrity as you

post and share, just as we would in other areas of communication, written

or verbal. All are exhorted to ponder Phil. 4:8 and Eph. 4:3, 25, 29-32 before


“Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a

word as is good for edification according to the need of the moment, so that it

will give grace to those who hear” (Eph. 4:29; NASB).

Human Sexuality

The Bible is clear in its teaching that God created man in His own image, and in

this creation He created male and female (Gen. 1:27; Mt. 19:4). His design from

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