Audience: Youth/Young Adults; Resource Type: Articles

Not In Kansas Anymore

by John All my life Ive been an actor.  The passion for performing is in my blood, I cant shake it.  Maybe its the desire to be someone else, maybe its a mix of self-loathing and audience adulation, maybe its the security I feel when in an imaginary world where everything is scripted and I … Read More »

Sarah’s Marriage Story

by Sarah God has a plan — He always has a plan that He is working in creation. Sometimes it registers on our radars. Other times, He works on things and does not tell us what He is doing until He is finished and ready to share it with us. This is very much how … Read More »

Freedom is Real!

by Sarah I was raised in a Christian home. Looked pretty good from the outside as long as you didn’t know about my dads raging bi-polar disorder and my mothers broken sexuality.  I struggled with my sexuality and my identity all through my childhood and adolescence. I’m not sure I could’ve said, I’m attracted to … Read More »

D’Ann’s Road to Hope

by D’Ann Davis, Director of Women’s Ministry I grew up in a Christian home with great parents and an older and younger brother. I got saved when I was five and was raised with a firm foundation in Scripture. I was always in church and I grew up in a pretty legalistic setting. My family … Read More »

Joshua’s Marriage Story

by Joshua The journey to marriage has been an incredible one:   Jesus freed me from all the junk and false identities I had, and made me God’s man, His son, an Heir to Heaven, and trusted with the most precious of God’s creation:  woman . . . Sarah. If you know me, or have heard … Read More »

Jesus Will See Me Through

by LHM Youth, 25 I am so glad that my younger brother is getting married this week, and that he has found an amazing bride who shares his calling to walk with our Lord.  Of course, it may be interesting to some people that I have never dated anyone, and I don’t have any current … Read More »

Keys to Recovery from Same-Sex Attractions

by: LHM Board [Note: while we are confident that the following list is accurate, we are aware that it can be overwhelming. It would be like handing a newborn baby a list of all the things he will have to learn in the next five years: everything from learning to turn over, learning to walk, … Read More »

What Does Healing Look Like?

by Ricky Chelette, Executive Director What does real healing look like? That is a question I often get from those who journey through our ministry or from those who wonder what exactly we do at Living Hope Ministries.  The simple word “healing” seems to bring about all kinds of preconceived ideas and expectations.  I think … Read More »

The Child Within

by Ricky Chelette, Executive Director   If you have been around here for a while or if you have seen me personally in any setting for any length of time, you know that I generally talk to you about the inner, emotional child. It is apparent to me that much of the healing that must be … Read More »

Resisting the Blessings

by Ricky Chelette, Executive Director Why is it that many of us simply resist the blessings of God? I often ask myself this question in my own life as well as in the lives of people who struggle with same gender attractions. We are generally above average men and women who are incredibly gifted and … Read More »