Litmus Test Christianity

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Litmus Test Christianity “Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.” - John 14:6 New American Standard Bible (NASB) I have been involved in and among the so-called “ex-gay” movement for almost 21 … [Read more...]

Question of the Week – How Does Exodus Function Organizationally?

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Question of the Week - How Does Exodus Function Organizationally? … [Read more...]

Should Exodus International Fire Alan Chambers?

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Written by board member John Warren: Robert Gagnon made the unfortunate decision to attack a key ministry leader for unfounded reasons on June 30, 2012, in his article, “Time for a Change of Leadership at Exodus.”   He claims to know Alan Chambers, but then he … [Read more...]

What Hasn’t Changed – Letter from Alan Chambers for August 2012

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There is a lot of talk these days about Exodus International’s drastic changes.  Some former Exodus leaders have relinquished their membership in our organization and have formed a new one around a set of beliefs and ideals that ironically represent a real drastic change … [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...]

Made for More – Letter from Alan Chambers for May 2012

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Dear Friends: As we approach the 37th annual Freedom Conference, I am filled with great expectancy of what God is going to do in and through each one of us. Year after year, in our weakness and humility, Jesus shows up mightily in both our personal and corporate time. Who … [Read more...]

His Kindness

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I left my wife in 1996. I was a mess of confusion and frustration and anger.  My Christianity had primarily been a force for behavior modification and for years I had fought to keep my behavior in check.  I was fearful of God’s disfavor with me and I was fearful that my … [Read more...]

Embracing the Messy – Letter From Alan Chambers for January 2012

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I had a dream last night that my wife, Leslie, and I were in a Life Group at church and a gay couple joined.  The two men were friends of mine from 20 years ago and had since adopted children.  They obviously knew me, how my story had evolved, and joined the group anyway. … [Read more...]

Not a Gay Christian, Not a Straight Christian – Real Voices for December 2011

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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. Not a Gay Christian, Not a Straight Christian by Mike Goeke My … [Read more...]

Following Christ in Restoring

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Hearing countless stories, I understand why many in the gay community are upset, hurt, and frustrated by the church. Over the past 60 years or so, the gap widened and deepened between the gay community and Christ’s community. Some churches allowed the divide to grow wider, … [Read more...]