Tag: Sex Attractions

Two thoughts from the Sermon on the Mount

First, Julie Rogers has been thinking about identity and sexuality. Toward the end of my time speaking with Exodus, I started publicly saying I was “gay”. I didn’t plan on using that label to describe my experience, but it came

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Alan Chambers on Closing Exodus

Hmmm…. There’s also a long article over at BuzzFeed. Chambers has often said that his introduction to Exodus saved his life. Coming from a sheltered childhood, it was the first time he’d been around other people wrestling with the same

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The label of “Gay Christian”

An interesting post by Mark Yarhouse reflecting on the language of Wesley Hill. Obviously, many people do refer to themselves as “gay Christians,” but I get questions about an increasingly visible group of Christians who refer to themselves as “gay

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An Exodus from Exodus?

Recent weeks have seen some interesting developments at Exodus, the umbrella organisation for groups working with men and women who have unwanted same-sex attraction (USSA). Following Alan Chamber’s appearance at the Gay Christian Network conference where when asked directly an

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Sexual Identity Fluidity – The Evidence

Although many pour scorn on notions that people’s sexual identity can change, research like Jones and Yarhouse’s “Ex-Gay Study” (J&Y) demonstrate that for some who pursue a purposeful attempt to do such a thing, there is a noticeable change over

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Core Issues Media Statement

Just Released. The Core Issues Trust conference to be held in Belfast on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 January 2012 will explore the role of evangelical and orthodox churches in supporting men and women with unwanted same sex attractions. The

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