Leslie Chambers Tackles Heterosexuality, Hyper-Grace, and Offers Hope

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Have you ever wondered what people think of you? As my husband is Alan Chambers, the President of Exodus International, I have. At present, he is somewhat of a conundrum for a lot of people. There seems to be some confusion about who he is, what he is saying and what he … [Read more...]

Real Voices for February 2013 – Andrew Whitmire

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When I found out the Freedom Conference theme was “True Story,” my mouth dropped. This past year I have been the most real with people. I have let people much further into my true story–along with all the mess [or beauty]. I find that beauty is a more accurate … [Read more...]

What should my resolutions be this New Year as I pursue holiness? by Julie Rodgers – Real Answers for January 2013

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My Dad, My Friend by Nate Collins – Real Stories for January 2013

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I was 19 years old when I decided to tell my dad about my struggle with SSA. Actually, “decided” isn’t quite the right word to use. I had just finished my first year at community college, and was living at home. We were in the middle of an argument, and the words … [Read more...]

Real Voices for November 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. “Remember the first time God called you,” a friend said to me … [Read more...]

A Church’s Unconditional Love – Real Stories for October 2012

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Real Stories for September 2012 by Ethan Martin

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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 I came “out of the closet” at the age of 19, it was somewhat … [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...]

Sacrificial Love – Real Stories April 2012

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“Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.” (John 15:13) This is the TRUE definition of love. This is the love that brought me to a screeching halt in my life and Christian walk. I grew up in the church. I was saved at the age of four … [Read more...]

Camaraderie of the Broken

By Scott Davis Four years ago a close friend from my campus church told me that he had same-sex attractions. This was a first for me. I was shocked, confused, and completely unsure of how to relate to him. My questions ran the spectrum from intensely theological - what … [Read more...]