Blog Posts | Learning God's Truth | Sexual Abuse | Sexuality

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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Blog Posts | Learning God's Character

He Loves Me Part 1

I grew up in the conservative Mennonite culture. In my experience, that culture is largely insular, a “safe” Christianity where God does not ask us to do the unexpected or take a leap of faith. Rules and traditions are passed down through the years. Separation in dress and lifestyle is emphasized. Roles for men and […]

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Blog Posts | Living Loved | Sexual Abuse

Bitterness Is a Choice

My cousin’s question surprised me. “How can you keep trusting God? Everything you’ve been through, why are you not bitter? How do you stay so positive?” I sat in silence, unsure what to say. To be honest, I’d never thought much about bitterness. I was too busy living my life. Later, I pondered her question. […]

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