Snow Cones, Popcorn, Gay Kids… Witches …What?

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One of the things I like doing at Exodus is talking with people on the phone. Especially concerning how to interact with gay people in our families, who are our friends, and in our community. Today a church volunteer, I’ll call Sharon for the purpose of this post, called … [Read more...]

God Used a Drag Queen to Save My Life – Paying It Forward

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Today we are posting a powerful article of God's grace, mercy, and provision. In a personal blog post, cross-posted here with permission, Randy Thomas shares about a critical time in his life when all hope seemed lost and yet God's sovereign love reached in to preserve his … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

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Thanksgiving has come and gone, and Christmas is on its way. We see it all around us: the malls are decorated; homes are lit up; and the music is everywhere. There’s something different about this season, isn’t there? For me, Christmas is like a warm, nostalgic … [Read more...]

The Act of Thankfulness

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This time of year most people tend to reflect on life, relationships, and experiences. Experiences of the past eleven months or so are measured by goals planned a year ago. We look at life, what we’ve done, and things given to us or taken away with joy or regret. These … [Read more...]

An “Almost Prodigal” Story – Letter from Alan Chambers for July 2011

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Dear Friends, Last month I shared a story with you about a young man that wasn't quite sure which direction he was going to take related to his same-sex attractions.  I mentioned that he was looking for more than the rights and wrongs of religion.  I also reflected on … [Read more...]

Our Greatest Strength is Found in Unity and Respect For One Another – Letter from Alan Chambers for February 2011

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This letter from Alan Chambers appears in both our offline and online newsletters. To receive this letter along with the full newsletter online via email or offline through the postal service please sign up here. --- Dear Friends, As I mentioned in my December … [Read more...]

Together Everyone Accomplishes More – Letter from Alan Chambers for January 2011

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This letter from Alan Chambers appears in both our offline and online newsletters. To receive this letter along with the full newsletter online via email or offline through the postal service please sign up here. --- Dear Friends, How many of you have a resolution … [Read more...]

Letter from Brazil – Alan Chambers Ministers and Experiences God’s Amazing Grace

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This letter from Alan Chambers appears in both our offline and online newsletters.  To receive this letter along with the full newsletter online via email or offline through the postal service please sign up here. (emphasis Alan's.) --- Dear Friends, I am writing … [Read more...]