Liberty University: A Christian institution sells its soul in search of sports success
Liberty University — a private Baptist school founded by Jerry Falwell in 1971 — has talked in recent years about becoming a big fish in college sports, as opposed to the minnow it has long been.
In doing so, the school that purports to prepare students for a life of piousness and Christ-serving would be wise to heed the cautionary example of Baylor University.
Instead, Liberty appears to be doing the opposite.
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Baylor, another Baptist university, set out on a similar mission some 15 years ago, seeking to