Family Life Forum

This ministry is devoted to inviting guest speakers, typically experts in their respective fields, to address the church community on a diverse array of topics.

Dr. Clyde Cassimy

Chaplain Clyde P. Cassimy, DMin, BCC, is a former Assistant Professor at Loma Linda University School of Religion, with missionary experience in Kenya. He has served as a pastor in the Pacific Union and Canadian Union, and holds degrees from Andrews University Theological Seminary and Vanderbilt University School of Divinity. Married to Barbara Elaine Brown, he specializes in Pastoral Psychology and Counseling, and has practiced Spirituality-focused Psychotherapy for 12 years at Loma Linda University Hospital. Additionally, he is a Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor from San Bernardino Valley College.

When: Sabbath, June 8th

Time: 11:00 A.M. "The Healing Gospel"

           2:00 P.M. "Religion, Mental Health, and Spirituality"

Where: Hesperia SDA Church

Dr. Jack Liang

Dr. Jack Liang is a Family Medicine Physician who graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Currently, Dr. Liang works at Kaiser Permanente in Victorville, where he also provides mentorship and education to healthcare professionals, including family medicine residents, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners.  Dr. Jack will discuss a mental health topic on depression. 

When: Sabbath, May 11

Time: 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Where: Hesperia SDA Church

Lisa Santos

Lisa, a Counseling Psychology graduate from California Baptist University, has experience in ministry, addiction counseling, and family therapy. She interned at Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center and worked in a counseling center in Hesperia, California. Lisa enjoys iPhone photography, painting rocks, animals, and spending time with loved ones. Come and hear her speak about her struggle with people pleasing and how God taught her how to place boundaries.

When: Sabbath, April 13

Time: 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Where: Hesperia SDA Church

Mark Wendtland

Mark attended college and received an education in diesel mechanics, small engines, power trains and, welding. He was a construction supervisor for the last 20 years of his career. Mark has extensive knowledge in gardening and enjoys researching for the best ways to organically grow vegetables.  This educational presentation will be hands on.  Please bring your notebook and a pen to jot down ways to make organic compost.  If you have been wanting to start your own garden and want to do it organically, this is a talk you don't want to miss!

When: Tuesday, March 26

Time:12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Where: 8306 Peach Ave.

Hesperia, 92345