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sam mcbrideL.A. Adventist Forum, January 26, 2013, chapel, 3:00 p.m., will feature Sam McBride, Ph.D., Professor, Department of English and Communication, La Sierra University. Topic, “C. S. Lewis and the Seventh-day Adventist Church.” Dr. McBride will “address what he has termed C. S. Lewis 'Great Project,' which explores all the diverse genres in which Lewis wrote, and how Seventh-day Adventism relates to it.” All welcome.
SGA150The L. A. Adventist Forum will meet Sabbath, February 23, at 5:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd, corner of Isabel Street and California Avenue, Glendale. The film Seventh-Gay Adventists will be shown. It is a new documentary film about the intersection of faith, identity, and sexuality set in the context of the Adventist church. Admission is free. All are welcome. For free film registration, visit
March 16 - Pastor Chris Oberg, Lead Pastor, La Sierra University Church. Topic, “What is the/an Adventist Hermeneutic?” 
Ryan Bell

L.A. Adventist Forum, April 20, 3:00 p.m., will feature speaker Ryan J. Bell, D. Min., Adjunct Professor at Azusa Pacific University and Fuller Theological Seminary. Topic is, “Where I Stand: A Proposal for a Progressive Future.” All are welcome.

ScofieldThis month the L.A. Adventist Forum returns to its regular fourth Sabbath of the month.The speaker for May 25, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. is Mike Scofield. He is a sixth-generation Adventist. He works as a Systems Analyst and Data Analytics Consultant. His topic is: Ellen White and the Speed of Light. All are welcome.
Smuts van RooyenAdventist Forum, June 22, 3:00 p.m., Finding Peace Amidst Culturalism, Dr. Smuts van Rooyen.

July 27, 2013, 3:00 p.m. - Jon Paulien, Ph.D., Dean of the School of Religion, Loma Linda University. Christianity and Islam: Finding Common Ground.

Rudy TorresThe L. A. Addventist Forum will meet Sabbath, August 24, at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd  at Glendale City Seventh-day Adventist Church. The speaker is RudyTorres, Emeritus Pastor of Glendale City Church, and the topic is, "Moving from Exclusion to Inclusion to Connection: The Glendale City Church Story." All are welcome.


Richard Rice PhDThe L. A. Adventist Forum will meet Sabbath, September 28, at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at Glendale City Church. The speaker is Richard Rice, PhD, Professor of Religion, LLU School of Religion. His topic, "My God, Why? The Question That Never Goes Away." All are welcome.
Ron CarterL. A. Adventist Forum, Sabbath, October 26, 3:00 p.m., chapel. The speaker is Ron E. Carter, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, Department of Earth and Biological Sciences, Loma Linda University. Topic: "The Changing Ecology of Higher Education; Will Adventist Schools Survive?"


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