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Stand Against Conversion Therapy

While most medical, psychological, religious and scientific professionals have rejected so-called “conversion therapies” for LBGTQ people, the Seventh-day Adventist Church continues to peddle the harmful theory that sexual identity can be changed.

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From Where I Stand: On the Outside

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “welcoming” with terms such as comforting, inviting, desirable, hospitable, kindly and personable. There’s much we can do to create a welcoming culture in our homes, churches and schools.

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Breaking My Silence

When Gleaner editor, Jay Wintermeyer, was “outed” as a gay man by an anonymous letter, he lost his ministry with the church – but gained a new appreciation for the person God made him.

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Life Moments

Capturing Memories Starting life together is an amazing journey! I cherish the opportunity to help couples capture their special day. Whether it’s in your home-town church, a family backyard, a wedding

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Many people feel nervous when they think about getting their picture taken. But really, portrait sessions can be a lot of fun! Sarah hates getting her picture taken and was

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Life Worth Living

Early this fall, I attended my 20th high school reunion. Even with the embarrassment of forgetting people’s names, I really had a good time. It was enjoyable visiting and catching up on lost

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