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Soulforce Commends Closing of “Ex-Gay” Ministry Exodus International

After almost forty years, Exodus International has closed its doors. It was the oldest Christian services organization of its type and the market leader in reparative/ex-gay/sexual orientation change therapy. Soulforce, an interfaith organization that works to free lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people

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New Whosoever Podcast Features Jay Bakker

Listen to the podcast interview Jay Bakker is the son of famous television evangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker. He grew up on the PTL (Praise the Lord) club, and suffered terribly when his parents’ empire fell. Turning to drugs and partying eased the pain

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Letters to the Editor

Editor: The first thing I want to say is thank you!! I have been searching for someone who understands or who could maybe put my thoughts into words. I just browsed your online magazine, but I plan on reading it in depth. I have already

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Letters to the Editor

Editor: Candace Chellew’s article, Be Here Now, is one of the best I have ever read about God and suffering. My sister Liz and I talk about this subject all the time. I have told her about your site and hope she will read your

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Letters to the Editor

Editor: During a web search I found and read an article by Candace Chellew (Daring to be a Heretical Follower of Christ January/February 2002). I was so taken by the article that I forwarded the link to my Brother and Sister (not a popular move).

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Letters to the Editor

Editor: I am often in the position of defending homosexuality among my Christian peers. I always wonder why? Why do they see a difference and why do they feel compelled to use Jesus to back them up on their fear and hate? Why are they

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Letters to the Editor

Editor: This topic was such a tremendous blessing (Who Do You Say That I Am? Jan/Feb 2002). You made so many points through the Word of God and allowed Him to reveal to you great revelation. Keep on allowing God to move in you and

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Study Process Aided ELCA Gay Breakthrough

Close on the heels of a similar decision by the Episcopal Church, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America lifted its ban on calling gay and lesbian pastors and approved of supporting committed, same-sex relationships of church members. The 4.6-million-member ELCA, holding its weeklong Churchwide Assembly

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Letters to the Editor

Editor: I am a lesbian and I am not Christian. I stumbled upon this site, and, even though it is not my religion, I absolutely love it! I think it’s wonderful to hear such a refreshing, acceptant voice, and, I think is an important wonderful