One year ago this week Leslie and I walked into the dark, unremarkable basement of Hollywood Presbyterian Church and sat down in a circle made up of people whom some in the mainstream Church would rather forget. There was a time when I believed they should be forgotten or at least ignored. I was the leader of Exodus International, the largest Christian organization in the world … [Read more...] about An Unlikely Love
Leslie and I were in church yesterday morning for the first time in 3 weeks. The last two Sundays we played hooky. The first week we celebrated a birthday. Last week, Leslie’s mom kept the kids for the whole weekend and, well, we savored every moment of our much-needed time off by doing very little. But, because our church is such an amazing place we simply cannot stand to … [Read more...] about #Grace #Church
The world is fraught with bad news. It has been since the beginning and will be until the end. Ironically, after however many thousands or millions of years (depending on your theology, or lack thereof) humans are still surprised wars continue to happen, that people die, and senselessly bad things happen to really good people. We don’t expect this reality. Maybe because God … [Read more...] about Introduction to Speak. Love.
This is the fifth of five video interviews Alan did with RELEVANT Magazine. The other videos were posted here throughout the week. … [Read more...] about RELEVANT Magazine Video Podcast: Alan Chambers – A Conversation About Alan's Apology (VIDEO 5 of 5)
This is the fourth of five video interviews Alan did with RELEVANT Magazine. The other videos will be posted here throughout this week. … [Read more...] about RELEVANT Magazine Video Podcast: Alan Chambers – A Conversation About Sex In Our Culture (VIDEO 4 of 5)