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...]

Soul Revolution

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“I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.” Romans 8:18 I love the revolutionary period of American history. As this Independence Day went by, I thought about our freedoms and liberties, how they were … [Read more...]

My First Freedom Conference

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The annual Exodus Freedom Conference has definitely arrived. Over the past couple weeks staff have been rushing from office to office, tape guns have been spouting tape, boxes piled high on the ground floor, and pallets shipped out. I can’t tell you how excited we are to … [Read more...]

His Righteous Son – Real Stories for June 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. His Righteous Son by Andrew I came to know the Lord at 5 years old … [Read more...]

Made for More…More of What?

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Anytime we are in the muck and ire of our own destructive behavior, we can often times count on someone to say something to us like, “What you’re doing is not God’s best for you.” “You were made for so much more.” “God has better for you.” All these sayings … [Read more...]

Life After Sexual Abuse

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Back in 2009 I wrote a blog post on my recent coming to terms with the fact that I had been sexually abused. You can view that here. Since then I've experienced a lot of growth and healing and had the opportunity to write about that for Boundless webzine over at Focus on the … [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...]

Brain, Don’t Talk Like That!

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Who you are determines what you do. But so many times we view it backwards—what we do and what others say about or do to us determines who we are. At birth we have about 2500 synapses per neuron in the cerebral cortex—which plays a key role in memory, attention, … [Read more...]

A Lamenter’s Hope

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My feelings have gotten me into trouble numerous times. Feelings of envy influenced bad purchasing habits. Sadness and depression nudged me to forms of medication that left me emptier than before. Hopelessness and fear made me want to throw in the towel so often. Constant … [Read more...]