Real Voices for November 2012

Chris Stump

This article appears in both our offline and online newsletters.  To receive articles like this along with the full newsletter online via email or offline through the postal service please sign up here. “Remember the first time God called you,” a friend said to me … [Read more...]

Real Answers for October 2012

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This article appears in both our offline and online newsletters.  To receive articles like this along with the full newsletter online via email or offline through the postal service please sign up here. When a loved one is involved in homosexuality, how can we be patient … [Read more...]

The Vulnerable Way

I sat hunched over in my close friend’s bedroom—depressed over my porn addiction, constant urge to act out, and doubting the love of the five college guys I lived with. This close friend, Jon, invited me to move in with them in the spring semester of junior year. That … [Read more...]

Replacing Habits that Enslave

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Habits can be enslaving. Along the journey I’ve carried enslaving habits. I would attempt to drop them, yet the habits always seemed to hang out near me. At the most inopportune time they’d reach their tentacles out, grab me, and bind me again. A friend told me during … [Read more...]

Soul Revolution

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“I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.” Romans 8:18 I love the revolutionary period of American history. As this Independence Day went by, I thought about our freedoms and liberties, how they were … [Read more...]

My First Freedom Conference

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The annual Exodus Freedom Conference has definitely arrived. Over the past couple weeks staff have been rushing from office to office, tape guns have been spouting tape, boxes piled high on the ground floor, and pallets shipped out. I can’t tell you how excited we are to … [Read more...]

Made for More…More of What?

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Anytime we are in the muck and ire of our own destructive behavior, we can often times count on someone to say something to us like, “What you’re doing is not God’s best for you.” “You were made for so much more.” “God has better for you.” All these sayings … [Read more...]

Life After Sexual Abuse

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Back in 2009 I wrote a blog post on my recent coming to terms with the fact that I had been sexually abused. You can view that here. Since then I've experienced a lot of growth and healing and had the opportunity to write about that for Boundless webzine over at Focus on the … [Read more...]

When Christ Shapes Culture

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I’m a Millennial. I grew up in a landscape that left me embarrassed to say, “I’m a Christian.” No one is perfect, but the culture wars the church had been involved with for a few decades before I entered the world in ’85, left a sour taste in many people’s … [Read more...]

Greeting From Another Freedom Conference Speaker: Christopher Yuan!

Christopher Yuan will be speaking in the Thursday morning general session at this year’s “Made For More” Conference in St. Paul, MN.  Christopher Yuan is passionate minister with a heart for those working through issues of sexuality and those living with HIV/AIDS. He … [Read more...]