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...]

Litmus Test Christianity


Litmus Test Christianity “Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.” - John 14:6 New American Standard Bible (NASB) I have been involved in and among the so-called “ex-gay” movement for almost 21 … [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...]

Alan Reflects on GCN


Dear Friends, Homosexuality has superseded religion as the most divisive issue discussed in our world today.  Rarely is a discussion had without deeply passionate people sharing deeply personal stories and convictions.  Add to that the nuances of language and the … [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...]

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...]

Heart of Desperation


Philippians 3:13-14 No, dear brothers and sisters, I am still not all I should be, but I am focusing all my energies on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, I strain to reach the end of the race and receive the prize for which God, … [Read more...]

Christ Chose Peace for Us


A great post by Dr. Kathy Koch for the new year. Christ’s roles and names have been on my mind this month. Isaiah 9:6 is a rich Bible verse, full of great Truth. Isaiah prophesied 700 years before Christ was born that He would be called “Wonderful Counselor, Mighty … [Read more...]

This Is Who I am: God’s Child

Disney’s The Lion King is one of my all time favorite Disney films. I’ve been waiting awhile for it to be released again from the vault. So as soon as it hit the shelves I bought it and had a friend over to watch the movie that night. As the story progressed I relived my … [Read more...]

What God is For


Alan Chambers writes for Here is an excerpt. To read the entire article, click here. The message of what God is for has been overshadowed by the Church’s obsession over what God is against.  It seems that our default message has been to lay out the … [Read more...]