Audience: Men; Resource Type: Articles
By Samuel All it takes is a cursory glance at our world to notice that everything seems centered around getting people to worry about themselves. From multi-million dollar media campaigns to the songs sung in our churches, the message is that my personal preferences are of the highest priority and seeking after those things are … Read More »
Temptation can be used to deepen your relationship with Jesus.
by Ricky Chelette He was clearly old enough to be my grandfather. The gray hair and the deep lines of his face spoke volumes about the journey of his life. He was an unassuming but sturdy man, someone you wouldn’t necessarily notice in a crowd. His eyes, deep set and dark, hid the memories … Read More »
by Ricky Chelette Becoming an adult isn’t easy. In fact, it is one of the hardest changes everyone goes through. For those who struggle with same gender attraction it is particularly difficult because there were legitimate needs that were unmet during our maturation process. Those needs weren’t always kept from us or hidden from us, … Read More »
by Boyd, 27 I’m going start today where I’m going to finish and that’s with a few quotes. These quotes are not my own and, in fact, anything you read from me today that sounds cool and catchy came from somewhere else. Probably Sy Rogers… or Ricky… or Julie… This first one comes from Sheila … Read More »
by D’Ann Davis, Director of Women’s Ministry Most of the people we encounter at Living Hope find it difficult to have deeply meaningful, intimate relationships with others of the same sex without eroticizing those friendships or falling into Emotional Dependency (ED). To overcome this cycle and have healthy relating, there are many practical things one … Read More »
by Ricky Chelette “You don’t understand. I have felt like this since I can remember. I simply feel that this is the way that I am.” Without fail, almost everyone I talk to would say they didn’t choose to be same gender attracted. They cannot remember a moment when they made some intentional decision to … Read More »
by Sod and Eric Several months ago Eric, my son who battles same sex attractions (SSA), couldn’t sleep. He got out of bed and decided to write down what he thought dads needed to do to help their sons that struggle with same gender attraction. So I sat down and wrote, from a father’s perspective, … Read More »
Finding a counselor can be difficult, especially if you are looking for one who supports your Christian/Biblical worldview. Ask some very specific questions and do your homework.
by Ricky Chelette, Executive Director Real men: rough and tumble males who are interested in full contact sports with wounds that are still visible when they are forty. But where do we get such a narrow view of what it means to be a man? Can artistic men be real men? Ask a boy in … Read More »