Since my “Open Letter to Ted Wilson” regarding the proposed changes to La Sierra University’s bylaws, the university has released four press releases that appear to respond to the issue. ...
I grew up thoroughly indoctrinated in the disparity between two conflicting religious ideologies: Catholicism and Adventism. This conflict loomed largely throughout the landscape of my life, though I vainly struggled to put it in the background. For most of my young life, I expected the imminent, inevitable confrontation between these great religious monoliths just as [...]
Some people certainly seem to have more faith than others. The famed British theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking caused a stir once again this week as he made a presentation at the California Institute of Technology. Individuals anxious to hear him began lining up 12 hours before his lecture was scheduled to begin, the [...]
I’m excited to announce ADvindicate has legally become ADvindicate, Inc. It is now a corporation, which means our application for 501(c)3 status can be submitted. This is a much longer process and we don’t expect to be approved until the end of the year. However, once our application has been vetted and submitted, which we expect [...]
Sometimes stories are like medicine or herbs- more powerful when taken together. These two events happened at the exact same time and really do need to be taken together. Our kids were young and quite a handful. My husband was working nights at the hospital and sleeping days. For quite some time, I had been [...]
The very word conjures up all kinds of torrid images! For instance: there’s pizza, plumbing fixtures, clothing, brown-sugar-water (Coca-Cola), soap, hamburgers, shavers, tires, cars, valve stems, Old Spice, Valio Fanny pudding and asparagus…(asparagus?). It’s true friends; sex was used to sell each of these items. And that’s just a partial list… We live in a [...]
Members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church leadership have encouraged me that laymen in the church, especially those alumni with first-hand experience like me, should be actively involved in bringing about change to the crisis at La Sierra University. It is my hope that the following information will enlighten, awaken, and help church leaders and laymen [...]