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

snow cone

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...]

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

Alan Chambers

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...]

No Holds Barred

Man standing on a plank looking over ledge

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...]

What’s Your Secret?


Here is a great article, by Rebekah Lyons, challenging all of us to be more authentic with our lives - past and present. It was originally posted here. Secrets. We all have them, don't we? Tucking my son in at bedtime has become quite the confessional. It all started … [Read more...]

It Gets Better – Letter from Alan Chambers for October 2011


Dear Friends, A few months ago I went on record criticizing the “It Gets Better” campaign that has gone viral with an anti-bullying message for LGBT teens.  My criticism was over the use of "Woody," the fictional star from the box office smash Toy Story trilogy.  I … [Read more...]

What’s Your Abomination?

Photo Credit: World Magazine

You might be a pharisee if you are puzzled by this question or immediately dismiss is it because you think you aren't guilty of committing at least one. Let me help you out by assuring you that you have indeed committed an abomination if you have ever taken a breath. No … [Read more...]