Isaac L. Archuleta, MA, LPC, Co-founder
Isaac L. Archuleta was trained at Denver Seminary, earning a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Upon completion of his graduate degree, Isaac opened iAmClinic, LLC, a counseling practice that serves the LGBTQ community and their families. In post-graduate training, Isaac studied under world-renown author Dr. Janelle Hallman, who wrote The Heart of Female Same-sex Attractions. During his time with Dr. Hallman, Isaac specialized in working with straight religious parents of gay children and individuals who sought counseling for experiences of same-gender attraction. He continues to host seminars for straight parents of gay children and trainings for professional counselors who work with sexual minority clients. Isaac has taught graduate counseling courses at Denver Seminary, specifically addressing counseling the LGBTQ community and training clergy on LGBTQ inclusion. Isaac has consulted with several churches and pastors in the United States to promote religious equality and inclusion for sexual minorities. He is co-founder of iAmProject, owner of iAmClinic, is soon to publish his first book, blogs for The Huffington Post, and provides insight on his own blog, the iA Blog.
Michael D. Stark, MA, Co-Founder
Michael D. Stark holds a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies from Judson University and a master’s degree in Philosophy from Denver Seminary. Michael had taught philosophy, theology, & world religions at Colorado Christian University and Trinity Christian College. Michael’s research centers on the philosophy of religion and existentialism, with current interest in the intersection of social justice. Furthering his specialty, Michael was a 2013 research fellow at the Hong Kierkegaard Library at St. Olaf College, the results of which have been published. Michael is a published author with contributions in the Huffington Post, Radical Orthodoxy, Relevant Magazine, The Other Journal, and he has written entries for the Kierkegaard Research series. In addition to co-founding iAmProject, he is the founder and editor of Inviting Liberation, a new online Christian magazine centered on progressive spirituality.