He is Founder and President of As For Me And My House Ministries, LLC (Ron Deal.org) and now serves as director of Family Life Blended. …What started out as a one-house remodeling project has blossomed into a passion and a calling for Dan Wallrath.“La Sierra is a Seventh-day Adventist university, so we support the values of the SDA Church.That is why they were turned down.” The Adventist Church teaches that same-gender sexual activity is a sin, but same-gender sexual orientation is not. “That’s why we’re absolutely perplexed that this club hasn’t been approved.” The club, formed about a year ago, has about 50 students, faculty and staff who are involved, Kern said. Participants discuss ways to reconcile their faith with their sexuality, learn about LGBT history and address topics such as anti-gay bullying and homophobia, she said.“I find it hard to keep running in the game of love when there is no light at the end of the tunnel,” says Lafond, reading the letter out loud.The guy behind the pen is one of her clients, a man longing for a love story of his own.A group of gay and lesbian students at La Sierra University is trying again to gain official recognition for their club, six months after the university denied it because of Seventh-day Adventist Church teachings on homosexuality.The club, Prism, reapplied for recognition last month, hoping that attitudes of members of the 2,400-student Adventist university’s Student Life Committee have changed, said Prism president Rebecca Kern.
“The human search for spiritual truth is nothing more than our natural desire to know our creator.” While there are differences in beliefs, doctrines, traditions, organization and practices among religions and places of worship, there is also much in common. 8191 Sierra College Blvd., Granite Bay (916) 791-1244, Church, with roughly 14,000 attending their eight services each week at five area campuses, has a large effect on the community.Lisa Anderson offers five things the church must do when it comes to singles.Lamar and Ronnie Tyler tell why they started their website, which promotes positive images of black marriages and families.Ron is author of The Smart Stepfamily: Seven Steps to a Healthy Family (and DVD series), The Smart Stepmom (coauthored with Laura Petherbridge), The Smart Stepfamily Marriage (coauthored with Dr. Hear how God grabbed his heart to help the men and women who have served our country.... Harold Davis, president of the TALKS Mentoring Movement, shares about the young men he mentors.Without fathers in their lives, these young men are getting their cues from the street and making poor choices.