NEWBERG, Oregon (RNS) — The images of marchers with tiki torches chanting “You will not replace us!” at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, are still vivid in Brenda Salter McNeil’s mind.

They looked just “like any other student,” Salter McNeil said. 

She wondered if any of them could have been Christian students.

“There’s a majority of students on Christian colleges and university campuses who think racial reconciliation and diversity are some sort of a radical, liberal, politically motivated social agenda,” she said. “They don’t believe this has anything to do with their faith.

Brenda Salter McNeil closes the Diversity Conference of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities with a discussion about “Diversity as Discipleship” on Oct. 5, 2019, in Newberg, Oregon.

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