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Comment on LSU promotes acceptance of homosexuality but not creation by James Rodriguez.

I am a Chaplain aboard a US Navy Carrier. I believe that LSU and possibly Loma Linda has had professors teaching or “influencing” students for YEARS on theistic evolution. Back in 1994 while serving at a local parish in Florida, one of our members approached me very angry and disgusted that her daughter who was then attending LSU and worshipping at Loma Linda Church would abandon the belief of Creation for Theistic evolution. She could not believe that their hard earned money and sacrifice would cost them such spiritual grief. Her daughter finally left the SDA fellowship. She told her mother that the “Adventist” Sabbath is overrated and is not in step with how creation really happened. This is what she learned NOT only in LSU, but also attending Sabbath School at Loma Linda Church. I guess there was a university professor teaching Sabbath School that also believed in this STUFF.

The issue at hand is very simple to unravel. Let your YES be YES, and your NO be NO.

Dr. Wisbey – “Do YOU believe in the LITERAL 7-day creation story and flood story? YES or NO?
Dr. Wisbey – “Does the university that you are responsible for teach the LITERAL 7-day creation story – flood story in your theological and science classes? YES or NO…

SIMPLE!

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LSU promotes acceptance of homosexuality but not creation

I am very glad you (Dr. Stone and others) and the staff at EducateTruth have chosen the best way the church at large can be informed. Enough is enough. Elijah, Christ, Paul, and many other believers had to do the same thing and suffer ridicule and absurd insults.We have a saying we often quote in the Navy, “bad news does not get better with time.”Again, thanks.  (Quote)


LSU promotes acceptance of homosexuality but not creation
I am very glad you and the staff at EducateTruth have chosen the best way the church at large can be informed. Enough is enough. Elijah, Christ, Paul, and many other believers had to do the same thing and suffer ridicule and absurd insults.

We have a saying we often quote in the Navy, “bad news does not get better with time.”

Again, thanks.


LSU promotes acceptance of homosexuality but not creation
Michael I can just imagine what you and your wife must have experienced. For the absent church leaders, I am so sorry:

I believe the LSU dilemma with evolution is just the TIP of the ICEBERG and illustrates what happens when the EMPLOYER at every level does not administer a faith-based test to its employees.

I am in the military and EVERY time a Commanding Officer publishes a NEW order or wants to remind us of an order or instruction, everyone receives a “Page 13” (legal form) that requires you to sign your name. This is a binding legal form that can be used against you if you disobey. No one can claim that they did not know the order! At least twice or three times a year, we receive page 13 forms to sign. They do this to remind us and to let the higher ups know that everyone understands and is committed to the order.

I remember back in the seminary speaking with some of our new candidates to the ministry who at that stage of their experience were already questioning our prophetic heritage, 2,300 day/year prophecy, pitting law and grace, etc. These pastors returned to their perspective conferences, at least the ones that I know that believed in another “message” are still working in our denomination. All these years! These pastors were ordained without a litmus test. No one to evaluate their message or lack therof, their counseling, or their commitment to their employer’s belief system.

A person has the right to his/her belief, but if someone is going to accept employment from our institutions, they need to be TRANSPARENT with their belief system. There are folks in positions of influence receiving compensation from the sacrifices of common people who willingly give to the church and send their “jewels” to our schools (K-University) in order to ground these minds to the truth as WE know it and to possibly find an Adventist mate of similar beliefs.

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I believe that this LSU evolution issue is just the TIP OF THE ICEBERG. While at Andrews two decades ago, many of our pastors from California-based SDA universities were seriously questioning the veracity of the 2,300 day prophecy, the remnant issue, and other SDA beliefs…

I think we need a faith-check test on ALL who want to live and cash checks from our membership.

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