Learn the Lesson of Leaven
In 1636, John Harvard founded a school for the purpose of educating the youths of the early colonies, especially the native American Indians. His main objective was to train them to become literate, skilled preachers of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
More than six decades later, a group of ministers were alarmed by the growing “liberalism” of Harvard and started their own school, which became Yale University. Initially, students were required to live according to God’s Word, but eventually these ideals were abandoned. What caused these Godly institutions to lose sight of their original goals?