Educate Truth shares the following excerpts from an article published by The Examiner as a service to readers.
By Adam Hendron
…humiliated students and frustrated parents want more than an apology; they want repentance. â€œI don’t think that an apology or a regret or a remorse really makes you accountable as when you ask for forgiveness,â€ said Gloria. â€œMy own child was a student there, and I begged my second child to not even consider La Sierra.â€ The mother thought she was paying for an education in line with Seventh-day Adventist beliefs; including their understanding of the six-day creation account in the opening chapters of Genesis.
…It seems that some faculty have been in denial about the contradiction between their evolutionary beliefs and the Churchâ€™s position. Some are not church members, while others are, and apparently have an agenda to redefine the faith.
Churches are sometimes guilty of gaining converts through social pressure rather than an intelligent appreciation for their religion. But at La Sierra, it is Darwinists who have taken that tactic … Along with the honesty issue, such bullying is another evidence that the teaching of evolution is not always just a question of presenting the facts.
While LSU leadership has pledged to be more supportive of the Churchâ€™s traditional views, it does not say that those views are correct…
Adam Hendron is the author of several books and has served in the communications department of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Adam enjoys vegetarian cooking and songwriting as well.