When our path crosses with a struggling youth, we need to be open to partnering with the Lord to help turn the tide in his or her life. During adolescence most people determine the morals and personal identity they will embrace for the remainder of their life. Likewise, much confusion and challenges will take place […]
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Recently, I had the privilege of being a guest speaker at the Kern County Youth For Christ Ministry Fair. As a follow-up, I spent yesterday morning with Youth For Christ leadership in a question and answer session. Questions ranged from: What are the contributing factors to the brokenness of same-sex attraction? How do I approach […]
“HIV infection is up 132.5 percent among young gay men. And we have no one to blame but ourselves.” The Advocate, which proclaims itself the leading authority for up-to-date LGBT news, offered an article titled “7 Ways the Gay Community Is Failing Our Youth on HIV” on August 12, 2015. When it comes to the […]
“I’m so troubled and confused. There are so many mixed messages being generated about homosexuality.” The above quote reflects a statement I hear frequently from youth. The statement grieves me because it reflects the desperate crisis that we face with regard to youth struggling with and combating same-gender attraction. To compound the crisis, many of the youth are […]