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In 1994, God saw fit to birth His ministry called His Way Out Ministries. We began as we remain today, fully committed to raising awareness, educating, and encouraging the Body of Christ to minister to those who struggle with unwanted same-gender attraction. Today, His Way Out Ministries remains concerned regarding the issue of homosexuality and seeks to minister to those within the Church, and the community at large, with the Truth of Scripture, the power of testimony and the dialog of issues.

The ministry of His Way Out Ministries begins where God has already laid the foundation; we are not to save souls but to disciple them. Salvation and sanctification are the work of God’s sovereign grace; our work as His disciples is to disciple lives until they are wholly yielded to God. It is only in the atmosphere of hunger, utter dependency and willingness to obey that God imparts His holy and righteous nature, where He reveals His perfect will, and where He entrusts to any man or any woman the power to overcome same-gender attraction. Today, a true, faithful, disciple of Christ must live wholly and only for the glory of Jesus Christ.

Any individual that has experienced freedom from same-gender attraction has been compelled by the love of God planted in his or her heart through an intimate relationship with the Lord Jesus and has been empowered to resist temptation by the Holy Spirit. Whenever Jesus talked about discipleship, He always prefaced it with an “if,” never with a “you must.” Today, freedom from same-gender attraction requires a full, total, unconditional surrender that many are unwilling to offer. Ultimately, freedom from homosexuality or lesbianism revolves around the intimacy that is developed by being a disciple of Christ and the diligence and hunger with which He is pursued.

At His Way Out Ministries, we believe God wants each man and each woman to be so identified with Christ, so intimate with Him that each individual literally takes on the mind and the behavior of Christ. Truly, an earmark of a disciple of Christ today requires the individual’s heart to be fully and continually submitted to Him for on-going renovation.

Our position rests on the Authority of Scripture versus the interpretations of some of the social sciences and medicine. We believe through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, discipleship, the healing power of the Holy Spirit, often mediated by extended and competent ministry, prayer, and a caring Christian community, the sexually broken can experience transformation and restoration towards wholeness.

All His Way Out Ministries Services are centered on the Biblical foundations of compassion, integrity, and dependence on God.

As a result, His Way Out Ministries has never nor do we now utilize or apply the clinical methods of Reparative or Conversion Therapy. Our mandate and calling is taken directly from the Lord Jesus, “Therefore go and make disciples…” (Matthew 28:19)

We live in a sexually broken society in which homosexual practice, adultery, and fornication are sins that call for repentance and openness to the transforming power of God. We believe in the ministry of the church to assist those who desire sexual wholeness. And while we do not condone the practice of homosexuality, adultery, or fornication, and consider such practice incompatible with Christian teaching and conduct, we believe that God’s grace is available to all who repent.

We repudiate any non-loving, prejudicial attitudes that deny Christ’s unconditional love for all people and declare such behavior to be sin. Our intent is to extend a compassionate Christian ministry to everyone.

We are committed to effectively and compassionately communicating God’s heart concerning sexual brokenness and wholeness, while disputing the unchangeable nature of sexual orientation.

Pastor Phillip Lee
Executive Director
His Way Out Ministries
www.hiswayout.com

Each Saturday morning beginning at 7:00am (PST) on KERI 1410AM, and live streamed at www.wilkinsradio.com, His Way Out Ministries offers a 30-minute broadcast dedicated to equipping, educating, and encouraging the Body of Christ to reach out and minister to individuals, families, and churches impacted by the brokenness of same-sex attraction.

Season 4, Episode 8
Pastor Phillip Lee is joined by friend and ministry partner Will Winn to discuss, The Culture or The Church. Should the culture war dictate what the Church believes? When the authority of the Bible is denigrated, the Church of Jesus Christ, the light of the world, will be without any clear guidance of her own. Much is at stake.

Listen online or download the podcast.

The Culture or The Church with Will Winn pt1 – Download MP3 –

All past episodes of His Way Out Ministries Radio Broadcast are available by following THIS LINK or selecting the “Audio Podcast” category below.

I am honored once again to be a speaker at the upcoming Youth For Christ – Ministry Conference on Saturday, January 12, 2019 in Bakersfield, California.

Far too many young people have been, and are being, barraged regarding homosexuality largely due to an absence of credible direction from positive moral authorities in their lives. As a result, youth accept what the culture is teaching them.

Young people who are struggling in silence with same-gender attraction need to hear that they DO have an option and that change is possible.

Young people who do not struggle with the temptation of same-sex attraction need to hear they can hold firmly to Biblical sexuality without being labeled hateful or a bigot. They need to hear a positive Gospel message about homosexuality so they can take a stand for what is true.

Young people need more than anti-homosexual rhetoric. They desperately need to know why it is wrong and that there are options for those who are homosexually inclined.

They need to hear a message about homosexuality that balances grace and truth, bringing the full Gospel to bear.

The YFC Ministry Conference is provided as a resource and tribute to our volunteers and community partners. You will experience: challenging speakers and topics, fellowship and a tasty BBQ lunch, while gaining ministry resources.

Location: Grace Baptist Church, 2550 Jewetta Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93312
Registration is required. YFC’s Ministry Conference begins at 9:00am and ends at 2:30pm.

Come for all, or part of the day, but please pre-register.

Main Speaker: Pastor Phillip Lee

Pastor Phillip Lee is the Executive Director of His Way Out Ministries, which is dedicated to restoring hope to those broken by sexual and relational sin, especially those impacted by homosexuality.

Pastor Lee will be speaking on understanding the complexities of same-sex attraction, in a world filled with brokenness and a multitude of life-style choices and as believers how we are to respond to those struggling with their sexual identity and their understanding of God’s provision and love for them.

To register, please contact Youth For Christ at (661) 323-904 or visit: Youth For Christ Ministry Conference 2019 and fill out the Registration Form at the link provided.

Each Saturday morning beginning at 7:00am (PST) on KERI 1410AM, and live streamed at www.wilkinsradio.com, His Way Out Ministries offers a 30-minute broadcast dedicated to equipping, educating, and encouraging the Body of Christ to reach out and minister to individuals, families, and churches impacted by the brokenness of same-sex attraction.

Season 4, Episode 7
On Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 6:00pm, Valley Baptist Church will launch a new ministry titled Still Waters, a Care Group and Class dedicated to turning the many controversies that often surround the topic of homosexuality into ministry. Led by Joseph Crisostomo, Still Waters is available to men and women with unwanted same-sex attraction, parents and family members seeking answers, encouragement and support regarding the complexities of same-sex attraction and individuals desiring Biblical truths and tools to better quip themselves to effectively and compassionately communicate God’s heart concerning sexual brokenness and wholeness.

Pastor Brian Busby and Joseph Crisostomo continue their discussion with Pastor Phillip Lee covering:

  • What does it mean to “speak the truth in love?”
  • Is there any way to support homosexual practice from Scripture?
  • Love, true love for God, is evidenced in our obedience to Him.
  • How do we respond to “Jesus never said anything specifically about homosexuality.”
  • This is all about people – not an issue.

Listen online or download the podcast.

Still Waters with Brian Busby and Joseph Crisostomo pt2 – Download MP3 –

All past episodes of His Way Out Ministries Radio Broadcast are available by following THIS LINK or selecting the “Audio Podcast” category below.

Each Saturday morning beginning at 7:00am (PST) on KERI 1410AM, and live streamed at www.wilkinsradio.com, His Way Out Ministries offers a 30-minute broadcast dedicated to equipping, educating, and encouraging the Body of Christ to reach out and minister to individuals, families, and churches impacted by the brokenness of same-sex attraction.

Season 4, Episode 6
On Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 6:00pm, Valley Baptist Church will launch a new ministry titled Still Waters, a Care Group and Class dedicated to turning the many controversies that often surround the topic of homosexuality into ministry. Led by Joseph Crisostomo, Still Waters is available to men and women with unwanted same-sex attraction, parents and family members seeking answers, encouragement and support regarding the complexities of same-sex attraction and individuals desiring Biblical truths and tools to better quip themselves to effectively and compassionately communicate God’s heart concerning sexual brokenness and wholeness.

Pastor Brian Busby and Joseph Crisostomo of Valley Baptist Church join Pastor Phillip Lee to discuss:

  • What does it mean to “speak the truth in love?”
  • Is there any way to support homosexual practice from Scripture?
  • Love, true love for God, is evidenced in our obedience to Him.
  • How do we respond to “Jesus never said anything specifically about homosexuality.”
  • This is all about people – not an issue.

Listen online or download the podcast.

Still Waters with Brian Busby and Joseph Crisostomo pt1 – Download MP3 –

All past episodes of His Way Out Ministries Radio Broadcast are available by following THIS LINK or selecting the “Audio Podcast” category below.

“Once gay, always gay,” is a common sentiment in the homosexual community. Heaven knows, I bought into and used to preach all that false propaganda once myself. Many gays and lesbians truly feel that they were born that way. They will be very frank and honest by stating that they do not ever remember making a conscious choice to be drawn to someone of their own sex. So, common logic says, homosexuality must be genetic or hormonal, and there is nothing that can be done about it.

I will admit that such thinking sounds a bit logical, but it is not based in truth. Both the Holy Scriptures and an abundance of secular literature provide evidence that homosexuality, though deeply ingrained and even habitually practiced, can be overcome, both as a lifestyle and as an identity.

God does not create homosexuals. If He did, He would not have any business judging their behavior as sinful and unnatural…something He devotes a great deal of His time doing in His Word. (Romans 1:26 -27) I mean, why would God create something contrary to Himself? God created both sexes to be compliments and counterparts to each other and to live in a hetero-sexual, monogamous relationship. Any and every perversion of His divine intent (including promiscuity, adultery, bi-sexuality, homosexuality, prostitution, etc.) is clearly and repeatedly condemned in Scripture. (I Corinthians 6:9; Ephesians 5:5; Romans 1:24-27; Galatians 5:10-21)

As much as we might like, no amount of argument or attempts at justification are going to change God’s standard. A very clear and emphatic choice must be made by each person. Each person must ask themselves this question, just as I had to 33 years ago, “Will I obey God’s Word, or seek to reinterpret it another way in order to fulfill my sexual desires?”

I have never been able to find one, not one, positive statement about homosexuality in the entire Word of God. Indeed, I found Jesus to be abundantly clear in His teachings when He states that we have only two appointed options … heterosexual monogamous marriage or abstinence. So, let’s take homosexuality completely out of the equation and state it this way. Are you single? If the answer is “yes.” Then you are not to be sexually intimate with anyone. Also, for those viewing the subject of homosexuality as one of civil rights. This is not about civil rights. This is clearly an issue of morals.

Certainly homosexuals can change: 1 Corinthians 6:11. It is extremely important to know that each person seeking to overcome homosexuality is uniquely different. This was very true of my own journey out of the gay lifestyle. Many who have exited from homosexuality span a wide variety of ages, personalities, occupations, and various church denominations. Some ex-gays and former lesbians were once consumed and totally immersed in the homosexual subculture of cities like San Francisco, New York City, and Los Angeles. I, myself, spent many, many years submerged in large city gay communities. While others endured, and still endure, a silent struggle. Never confiding in anyone, never having a homosexual experience… but, in an intense battle with same-sex fantasies and desire.

There is no identical plan of action for healing from homosexuality. No “quick fix” or “one-two-three” formula. A person’s deliverance from homosexuality comes from a Person, rather than a method or even a program. That Person is, has always been and will always be, Jesus Christ.

The Bible speaks of transformation in a variety of ways: as being recreated in the inner person, as having the mind of Christ, as having God’s law written on our heart and mind, as walking by the Spirit and not the flesh, as being a new creation, and as being reborn.

All Christians face the decision of accepting or rejecting Christ’s Lordship. Coming out of homosexuality requires deep emotional healing and a restructuring of one’s whole identity. As our Creator, God, is the only One who knows exactly how to restore our personality. I remember so vividly, when coming to know Christ at the age of 35, what it meant for the first time in my life to be a man. But more importantly, what it meant to be a godly man. I liked it then. I like it still. Or, as I have heard it sung in a wonderful old song…”I wouldn’t take nothing for my journey now.”

Change? Yes, with all the evidence on God’s side.

Pastor Phillip Lee
His Way Out Ministries

Each Saturday morning beginning at 7:00am (PST) on KERI 1410AM, and live streamed at www.wilkinsradio.com, His Way Out Ministries offers a 30-minute broadcast dedicated to equipping, educating, and encouraging the Body of Christ to reach out and minister to individuals, families, and churches impacted by the brokenness of same-sex attraction.

Season 4, Episode 5
Pastor Phillip Lee continues his discussion with special guest Carol Wagstaff, Founder of Living Stones Ministries and author of the new book Reclaim, Restore and Rebuild: Hope for Families Impacted by Sexual Brokenness.

Carol shares how homosexuality impacted her marriage which leads to a discussion of topics such as:

  • What does it mean to speak the truth in love?
  • Why we must be very careful to distinguish between homosexual attraction versus homosexual practice.
  • What are some of the boundaries Christian parents must set?
  • Homosexuality always seems to be someone else’s problem until it knocks on your front door.
  • The role of the Church to those with unwanted same-sex attraction.

If sexual brokenness – homosexuality or transgenderism – has touched your family, you’re on a painful and challenging journey. But you’re not alone.

Listen online or download the podcast.

The Impact of Homosexuality on Christian Families with Carol Wagstaff pt2 – Download MP3 –

All past episodes of His Way Out Ministries Radio Broadcast are available by following THIS LINK or selecting the “Audio Podcast” category below.

Nonsense.

Many men and women sit in churches, hurting yet hesitant, if not fearful, to express their deep need because they fear being misunderstood or rejected. Every now and then they poke their heads out from behind their walls of protection, looking for love.

However, too often, they withdraw often due to the only message they hear is, “they should not feel the way they do.”

Time heals only if the man or woman is actively working towards recovery.

Spiritual growth is a life-long process. Working through character faults, past hurts, immaturity’s and insecurities is a long process for everyone, not just the recovering homosexual or lesbian.

Sometimes some men and women manage to endure, persisting in their Christian walk through sheer willpower: but what a downright shame that they should have to live in isolation from the very family that could give them the comfort and support they so rightly need and deserve!

Often, too often, their quest, their hearts cry for someone to love them without criticism or condemnation, goes unheard because many are not free enough in themselves to bear the burdens of others.

They, just like you and me, are searching for unconditional love, and if they do not find it first and foremost in God with the help of the Body of Christ, where will they? Where are they to go?

Fact: Change, healing, restoration, deliverance or recovery is a cooperative venture between God and ourselves through the power of the Holy Spirit.

God did not tell us to seek Him, to pursue Him, to follow Him because He needed our help. No. Seeking, pursuing, following and loving Him makes us whole.

“The people who know their God will be strong and take action.” Daniel 11:32

Pastor Phillip Lee
His Way Out Ministries

Each Saturday morning beginning at 7:00am (PST) on KERI 1410AM, and live streamed at www.wilkinsradio.com, His Way Out Ministries offers a 30-minute broadcast dedicated to equipping, educating, and encouraging the Body of Christ to reach out and minister to individuals, families, and churches impacted by the brokenness of same-sex attraction.

Season 4, Episode 4
Join Pastor Phillip Lee and his special guest Carol Wagstaff, Founder of Living Stones Ministries and author of the new book Reclaim, Restore and Rebuild: Hope for Families Impacted by Sexual Brokenness.

Carol shares how homosexuality impacted her marriage which leads to a discussion of topics such as:

  • What does it mean to speak the truth in love?
  • Why we must be very careful to distinguish between homosexual attraction versus homosexual practice.
  • What are some of the boundaries Christian parents must set?
  • Homosexuality always seems to be someone else’s problem until it knocks on your front door.
  • The role of the Church to those with unwanted same-sex attraction.

If sexual brokenness – homosexuality or transgenderism – has touched your family, you’re on a painful and challenging journey. But you’re not alone.

Listen online or download the podcast.

The Impact of Homosexuality on Christian Families with Carol Wagstaff pt1 – Download MP3 –

All past episodes of His Way Out Ministries Radio Broadcast are available by following THIS LINK or selecting the “Audio Podcast” category below.

Beyond equal rights and even beyond affirmative action, the bottom line for many homosexual activists has become power. By reweaving the social, cultural, and political fabric of this country, just “coming out” is no longer the sum total of the homosexual movement. Directly tied to the quest for power is the relentless crusade for acceptance – to gain society’s stamp of approval.

Ultimately, what this all amounts to is a society in which a majority of citizens are losing their right to freedom of conscience, which in the case of the subject of homosexuality means the right to withhold affirmation and the right to believe that homosexuality is not on par with heterosexuality.

Gay rights advocates demand the freedom to practice their sexual preference free from prejudicial treatment while those objecting to or challenging homosexual practice are labeled hateful, homophobic, and intolerant. For a vast amount of Americans, agreeing with homosexual practice, in any form, and to any degree, would require speaking and acting contrary to their conscience.

It is an undeniable fact that far too much of American culture is in the grip of political correctness. Today, any public disagreement with any aspect of the homosexual movement is immediately met with accusations of gay-bashing. Since when did having an opposing view or possibly hurting one’s feelings become an issue of civil rights?

Admittedly, it’s hard to imagine anyone seriously asserting that homosexuals, as individuals or as a group, lack political access or influence. Considering the current trend, it is entirely possible we will witness legislation which would make any form or type of discrimination against homosexuality illegal simultaneously robbing American citizens of their rights to freedom of conscience and freedom of speech.

As citizens of the United States, all homosexuals have the fundamental rights accorded to every citizen. The right to vote, the right to travel, the right to privacy, and the First Amendment rights of free speech, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly, and freedom of religion.

However, they do not have the right to demand everyone agree with them.

There is such a thing as legitimate disagreement and the freedom to express different beliefs and principles.

Pastor Phillip Lee
His Way Out Ministries

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