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Finding My Voice Part 1

The Handicap of Stuttering I was eleven when my school teacher asked my mom, “What is wrong with Ellen? The other day she started stuttering out of the blue, just like that.” That was exactly how it was. One day I was talking freely, smoothly, and normally. The next day, I could hardly give answers […]

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What If Someone I Love Is Gay?

You may remember my recent series entitled “What If I’m Gay?” chronicling my struggle with homosexuality. Since then, I’ve reviewed those posts and thought about what was or would have been most helpful to me during that time in my life. In light of that, this post will discuss caring for a friend or family […]

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In Search of Wonder

The Story I will never forget the wonder of that day. There my friend and I were on our second week on the road, not yet halfway through our epic road trip from coast to coast. A little VW Jetta was packed to the gills with all we needed for five weeks on the road. Finally, […]

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What If I’m Gay? Part 4

What did I learn? Even after I experienced healing from my same-sex attraction, I still struggled with how to view homosexuality. While I did believe that homosexual relationships were not God’s plan, much of the research I did while learning about homosexuality broke my heart. So many gays and lesbians have received ostracizing, virulent hatred, […]

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What If I’m Gay? Part 3

I broke soul ties. It was 1 ½ years after that bombshell revelation of my attraction to women that the greatest change occurred for me. I attended a Land of Promise conference. The Land of Promise conferences—seminars hosted by the Strait Paths Foundation—focus primarily on deliverance from the devil and his spirits, generational iniquities, the […]

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What If I’m Gay? Part 2

I finally put it in God’s hands. I wrestled and prayed and cried and struggled. I was attracted to women. I wanted it to be okay. I understood both sides of the Christian arguments about homosexuality—those who say committed, homosexual relationships are okay and those who don’t—and I wasn’t sure what to think. Both sides […]

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What If I’m Gay? Part 1

This is part 1 in a four-part series that addresses homosexuality and my struggles with it. Some of you may have felt very uncomfortable the instant you read the title to this post. Why am I writing about such a controversial topic? Because someone needs to do it. It wasn’t until I acknowledged my own […]

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