Inland Empire Adventism and It’s LGBT+ Members
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January 15: John R. Jones: Examining the Biblical Texts about Homosexuality – Towards the Unity of the Body of Christ
January 22: Kerby Oberg: Biologic/Genetic Basis of Reproductive Development.
January 29: Paul Mallery: The Psychology of LGBT+ Identity, and the Relation Between Religiosity and Heterosexism. Class Readings
February 5: Adventist LGBT+ Members' Stories. Moderator Jim Walters will visit with our special guests Elizabeth Rodgers and her partner Marianne, and gender-transitioning Esther Loewen, longtime pastor from Walla Walla and Redlands. Reading Assignment: Part 1 of the book Christianity and Homosexuality, Some Adventist Perspectives - the stories.
February 12: Regarding LGBT+ Members, Where Does Adventism Go From Here? Pastoral and institutional perspectives. Panel members include pastors Chris Oberg and Miguel Mendez, as well as LLU CEO Richard Hart. Reading Assignment: Click Here
Centennial Complex of Loma Linda University Sabbath Morning 10:30-12:30