Let me be completely honest here and now. I have been on both sides of this. And both sides suck! Here is why I say that... When I was struggling with same sex attraction in my life I was looked down upon when I shared, with others, my struggle. It hurt to have no real… Continue reading Hate The Sin | Love The Sinner
Why does it feel like we are being burned in the fire and drowning at the same time? That statement is almost an ozymoron, but geez... Right now I truly feel as if I am going through both. I was asked to do the opening at Richland Celebrate Recovery last night. I opened in prayer… Continue reading Through The Flaming Waters Of Life
Why do people still believe Celebrate Recovery is just for addicts? Is it because they have seen the movie Home Run? Did they go to that bathroom or something during testimony night in the film, where the main character’s sister-in-law speaks of her sexual abuse as a child? Or could it be because everyone thinks… Continue reading Celebrate Recovery Is For Everyone
To me one of the only ways to overcome any addiction is with help from another. Why God allows some people to become free and stay free after repentance is beyond my understanding. I've heard stories and have talked with people one on one who have had such freedom...but they are few and far between.… Continue reading Are You Willing?
Dear friend, I just want you to know that I have been there. I also understand that each story is different, though they are all filled with some hurt and disappointment. I was that child that, despite many friends, was still lonely. I was that kid who was very sexually curious. I was that young… Continue reading Dear Friend…I Have Been There
Dear friend, Are you hurting right now? Are you sitting with your head tucked between your knees, crying in shame because you have given in to temptation? Are you lying in bed with a stained pillow from the tears being shed as you try to figure out what in the world is going on? You… Continue reading Dear Struggling Friend
We are not defined by the labels other people place upon us, nor are we defined by the ones we place upon ourselves. Labels are only as good as the glue they are applied with and are not meant to stick with you forever. But you can continue to add glue to the labels if… Continue reading Labels