Audience: Friends & Family; Resource Type: Testimonies

From Russia With Love

It was June 26, 2012 when a good friend of ours sent us some screen shots of an Instagram conversation that rocked our world. Our daughter announced she was in a gay relationship. We didn’t know how this could happen to us… this is our story.

No Longer Alone

As the son of a Music Minister in a Baptist church, I always thought I had to be a model of purity and holiness. When I struggled with my sexual identity I didn’t know where to go. This is my story.

Real Men Wear Steel-toed Boots to Bed

Living in Australia with little help, I found LHM online and my life has been incredibly impacted. This is my story.

Finding Hope

by Susan, 55 For most of my adult life I chose to believe the lie that I had a normal childhood with loving parents. The truth was I was a broken woman raised in an abusive home by broken parents. By the age of six I had experienced physical, emotional, and sexual abuse and had … Read More »

From Leader to Liar… to Love

by Sarah, 31 My first event with Living Hope was the banquet in 2012. At the banquet I heard the stories of men and women whose testimonies were not too different from my own.  Stories of terrible pain and abuse – wrongs that should never be done to any of God’s children.  Stories of rebellion … Read More »

It’s Not About Me – In Their Own Words

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 »

Forever Changed

written by the small group leader of our wives support group.  My husband and I had been married for about 4 years.  I was very happy to be married to such a Godly man who was a great dad to our small children.  He was a respected church leader and teacher.  I thought he was … Read More »

Gay, Witch, Biblical Languages Student

My name is Samuel; I am 24 years old and I have the pleasure to serve as Ricky’s assistant in the office. I have been a part of Living Hope for going on 9 years now starting 600 miles away as just another part of the online web forums. I would like to start tonight … Read More »

Facts vs. Truth – my story

What we believe about facts; about time, mass, gravity, genetics, medicine, you name it, depend on believing what we THINK are facts about physics, and biology and medicine. But just because something is a FACT or a ‘law’ doesn’t make it TRUE. Only Jesus holds all of the Truth cards and they are in the Bible.

Perfect Loves Drives Out Fear

by Brandon , Men’s Group I struggle with same sex attraction.  We all have many triggers, but in the last five years I have learned that fear is one of my biggest ones.  I did not understand the significance of fear until 2004 when I shared my struggle with my best friend.  He shared a … Read More »