Rescued from Reorientation

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I’ve had the unique experience of spending the past 10 years heavily involved in Exodus ministries.  The early years were often difficult because I had to navigate conflicting messages, but I couldn’t be more grateful I remained in those circles.  I’m grateful … [Read more...]

Messy Story, True Story – Letter from Alan Chambers for February 2013

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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. I am thrilled to be a part of the Body of Christ. Though imperfect, I … [Read more...]

Judge Less, Pray More – Letter from Alan Chambers for November 2012

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Everyone is clamoring for the No. 1 spot in the great gay Christian debate. For some, it isn't enough that people hold to a traditional, conservative, and biblical sexual ethic; they also want to emphasize that homosexual sexual expression is more egregious than other sexual … [Read more...]

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...]

Ending the Spiritual Vacation – Real Voices for August 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. Ending the Spiritual Vacation by Chris Stump Summer is coming to an … [Read more...]

No More Hiding – Real Stories for July 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. No More Hiding by Melinda Holloway I became a Christian at the … [Read more...]

My Identity: His Daughter – Real Stories for May 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. My Identity: His Daughter by Meleah Allard Shortly after … [Read more...]

The Cross In Culture

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"The cross is one of our most robust, timeless, cultural symbols. No matter how dark our culture may grow, it just won’t go away. Artists mock the cross, Christians boast in it, others ignore it. But after 2000 years, it continues to define our faith. Is it a sign of … [Read more...]

The Father’s Sacrifice

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“We all need to make some sacrifices.” I’m sure you’ve heard that phrase a lot recently as gas prices are on the rise, the economy is slow at picking back up, and many still face financial strife. During a stint of being unemployed, I had to make some tough decisions … [Read more...]

Help! My Parents Are Clueless!

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I remember thinking something like this at the age of 15 after coming out to my parents. I grew up in a Christian home where we went to church every Sunday. Mom sang in the choir and dad juggled hats as Sunday school teacher and deacon. The church I grew up in looked more … [Read more...]