Entering The Promised Land – Letter from Alan Chambers for September 2012

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Twenty-one years ago this month I walked into a local Exodus Member Ministry for help.   I was 19 years old and a church kid—a believer in the one, true Christ.  I was also 8 or 9 years into my struggle with same-sex attraction. SSA was, at that time, all consuming; … [Read more...]

I Am God’s Favorite Little Weirdo. You Are Too.

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Randy Thomas wrote a great post on his blog recently. A portion is posted below. To read the entire post, click here. Back when I was coming of age, I was weird. Still kind of am but … really … I was so.very.weird. I was the male version of Ally Sheedy’s character in … [Read more...]

Winter W̶o̶n̶d̶e̶r̶ Drearyland

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Living in Florida you don’t experience much of a seasonal change. Winter for us is more like spring. But I remember the bitter cold winters in the mountains of Virginia—being bundled up as I walked to the bus stop. I grew to hate the cold and was happy when I moved to … [Read more...]

Freefalling in the Danger Zones of Life

I know this season in my life the Lord wants to strap me to Himself, come to the edge of the platform and freefall into the “danger zones” of my relational and emotional life.

Last week I went skydiving. I have one word that doesn’t even begin to describe the experience, but will have to do…PHENOMENAL! It was truly the most incredible experience I have ever had. The entire way up to 18,000 feet, which by the way is the highest tandem jump in … [Read more...]