I Am Sorry

Alan Chambers

Three years ago, Leslie and I began a very public conversation with Our America’s Lisa Ling, from the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) regarding some of our deeply held beliefs about Christianity and the LGBT community.  Today, we have decided to carry this public conversation … [Read more...]

The Fragmentation of Evangelicalism and the Precipitation of the Missional Movement — Part Nine

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Today we are excited to share with you the final post of a nine-part series by Brad Sargent concerning his thoughts on the Missional Movement. This article is cross-posted, with permission, from Brad’s personal blog titled Futuristguy. Brad served on staff with Exodus … [Read more...]

The Fragmentation of Evangelicalism and the Precipitation of the Missional Movement — Part Eight

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Today we are excited to share with you the eigth post of a nine-part series by Brad Sargent concerning his thoughts on the Missional Movement. This article is cross-posted, with permission, from Brad’s personal blog titled Futuristguy. Brad served on staff with Exodus … [Read more...]

The Fragmentation of Evangelicalism and the Precipitation of the Missional Movement — Part Seven

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Today we are excited to share with you the seventh post of a nine-part series by Brad Sargent concerning his thoughts on the Missional Movement. This article is cross-posted, with permission, from Brad’s personal blog titled Futuristguy. Brad served on staff with Exodus … [Read more...]

Concerning Sin & Confession

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From Pastor Clark Whitten at PureGraceOnline.com: Christians are not required to confess their sins to God in order to be forgiven, we already are forgiven when we put our faith in Christ for our salvation. There is no Biblical basis for believers to confess sins … [Read more...]

Life’s Not Fair

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Alan and I have a 7 and an 8-year-old running around our house, so the call for “fairness” is a big deal. Phrases like, “Mom, that’s not fair! Isaac just…” or “Dad, that’s not fair! Molly didn’t …” can often be heard floating around our house.  Such … [Read more...]

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

Alan Chambers

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...]

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...]

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...]

No Holds Barred

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There are two ways to live—the risky way or the mundane way. I really don’t think there is an “in between” way of life. We either take risk or we hold on to the effortless comfort we’ve found. Fear paralyzes us. What other people think paralyzes us. Our own history … [Read more...]