Pastor Sam Leonor, chaplain at La Sierra University, will be the featured presenter at the 2012 GODencounters Conference, August 30 – September 1, held at Arlington Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4409 Pleasantview Drive, Arlington, TX 76017-1427. Free and open to the community, the conference begins Thursday, August 30th at 7:00 PM, and culminates with a free concert, 7:00 PM, Saturday evening, September 1st with the Younger Generation Church Worship Band. For more information go to www.YGchurch.com
Sam Leonor loves his work as pastor to the students and faculty of La Sierra University, Riverside, CA. He is passionate about spiritual awakening among young adults, especially college students. He loves to see them bloom into faith that is missional, growing and full of love. He devotes much of his ministry to exploring contemporary Biblical spirituality in the context of community. His ministry is marked by a call to radical faith that engages culture deeply and emphasizes justice. His other interests include making music, traveling, history and good food.
Sam was raised in Central America where his parents were part of developing church and health care missions. He has degrees from Southern Adventist University, Andrews University, and is a doctoral candidate at George Fox University.
GODencounters is a young adult movement pursuing a 24/7 experience of Christ Jesus. Launched by young adults a decade ago, GODencounters continues to challenge new generations to deepen their devotion to Christ. To discover more go to www.GODencounters.org