Audience: Youth/Young Adults; Resource Type: Testimonies

Michael CR – Testimony

Personal testimony of Michael’s struggle with same gender attractions. Click below to download audio or click play button to listen to the audio now Audio Download

Sod – Testimony

  Sod, a father of a youth with same gender attractions, shares his personal testimony of walking with his son and restoring their relationship as they walk together in victory. Click below to download audio or click play button to listen to the audio now Audio Download

Tornado to Triumph

by Samuel I was a sophomore in high school and ready to end it all. I never had the guts to actually think the word suicide, but I had prayed enough times for God end this struggle with no answer that death would have been preferable. I was too scared to talk to my parents … Read More »

Lessons Learned, Lessons Lived

by Former LHM Youth, Now Youth Pastor That moment won’t be fading anytime soon. Like an odor that lingers on the air long after the source is removed, or like a stain left on a shirt after many wash cycles, the memory of sitting on my bed wondering, “What did I just do?” will continue … Read More »

Instead of Despair, Hope!

by Fred I knew I was in trouble.  I was pretending everything was fine, but I was in big trouble. Growing up in Vancouver without a father and being raised by a single mother, I found a profound gap in my life.  No matter how much my mother nurtured me and sacrificially loved me, this … Read More »

How Jesus Restored the Arts in Me

by Luke You think if a wound goes real deep that the healin can feel just as bad as what caused it?  -Percy, The Spitfire Grill This quote is from a play about redemption and believing the Truth about yourself, rather than the lies of man.  It resonates with me because for years Ive believed … Read More »

From Boy to Man

by Chris, 26 LHM Youth When I first signed up with Living Hope, I had just recently started my journey away from the gay lifestyle. This means I had read one book on same-gender attractions, was vaguely familiar with some of the reasons I struggled personally, and was dedicated to healing and change. Soaring on … Read More »


I’m D_____. I’m 23 years old. I’m at university studying Vocal Music Education. Music has been my passion since I was literally three years old. I’d been singing at home since I was two or so and after that, I was hooked…especially on church music. Coming from a musical family, especially one that sings and … Read More »

Alienation by Attraction

by Ryan A stronghold exists in the dark recesses of a growing shadow. Veiled from light and truth, this fortress of a tireless and powerful enemy has entrenched itself, extending a foul reach that chokes out life and consumes all within the wake of it’s insatiable appetite. As a battle is waged before me, I … Read More »

Battling Homosexuality in High School

by  Cole From the jocks’ bullets of ridicule about being gay, to the grenades of pressure and acceptance of the gay lifestyle by the theatre kids, to the nuclear bomb of falling into temptation and everyone finding out by the cute gay guy in your school: I might as well have been fighting in the … Read More »