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Same-sex marriage, I-feel-and-therefore-I-am-entitled, men in girl’s bathrooms, the on-going HIV/AIDS crisis, sexual addiction, pornography epidemic, gender confusion, sexual abuse, sexual identity confusion… Why has it, and why is it, taking the larger Body of Christ to recognize, “Yes, we have a crisis!?”

The truth of the matter is the crisis has existed for decades with the downward spiral beginning with the acceptance of welcoming Jesus into our theology but not into our sexuality.

The crisis we have faced and the crisis we continue to face began there, so let’s stop blaming the liberals.

The winds of social change have and continue to blow aimlessly across America with a continued and relentless emphasis being placed upon “tolerance”, which is to be extended to everyone and anyone without limitation and to any and all kinds of sexual expression.

Is there nothing wrong with sex as long as it is consensual? And if there is something wrong, what is it? Does it really come down to a matter of personal taste, of private sentiment and personal choice? Have we become a nation, a world that gains a sense of purpose and meaning primarily from our sexual desires and behavior?

Today, with many rejecting the Authority of Scripture in matters of faith, practice and God’s holy boundary lines with regard to sexual expression, clearly what we are witnessing is that without the spiritual, sexuality will always rule and reign supreme.

On every hand, you find those “who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness.” (Isaiah 5:20)

While there are those still attempting to make The Bible and Christianity socially and culturally relevant by rewriting and redefining biblical standards, I find tremendous comfort and strength in knowing God’s Word remains steadfast from generation to generation. Therefore, it remains crucial that each and every true faithful follower of Christ Jesus understand and embrace “thus saith the Lord” when it comes to God’s divine intent for human sexuality and other issues of our time.

Ultimately, God is not and will not be mocked, and there is no way anyone can legitimately rewrite or circumvent what God prohibits. Anyone choosing to practice any behavior (in any form or to any degree) that God has clearly defined as sin, cannot glorify God and will eventually downward spiral.

But the good news is “if we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness,” (1 John 1:8) no matter how sinister, dark, rebellious or disobedient our actions or heart may be.

How well I remember my first reading of 1 Corinthians 6:9-11, “Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the Kingdom of God? Do not be deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor homosexuals, nor sodomites, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners will inherit the Kingdom of God. And such were some of you. But you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the Name of the Lord Jesus and by the Spirit of our God.”

What hope and comfort this passage offers. Clearly, according to God, anyone can be an overcomer and cleansed by the blood of Jesus. The Lord Jesus has not changed, nor will He ever alter His Word to accommodate man’s sinful desires, choices, and behaviors.

The reality of an across-the-board crisis of sexual and relational brokenness in the Church and America clearly points to an increasing inability, as the Church and society, to make healthy and moral distinctions. Even those who place a high premium on tolerance are obligated to recognize that matters of various sexual lifestyles now threaten the very values and institutions on which a solid and vital Church and society is built and sustained.

Unfortunately, not every Christian or American is willing or responsive enough to such an obligation. What’s more, they do not want anyone to hold them responsible. Those who have the self-respect to recognize that a person is not reducible to his or her desires or behavior truly exhibit a concern for social justice, personal responsibility and a true love for this nation which seeks nothing higher than the welfare of people.

When a person’s actions, no matter how sincere, endanger the well-being of the Church and society, criticism and confrontation is both appropriate and necessary. Irresponsible sexual behavior is one of the most destructive realities for the Church and society.

How is it in choosing to dismiss and disregard a moral compass, we are shocked by the state of our culture? Even so, shocked at what has happened and continues to spread in the Church?

Speaking as someone that was trapped for many years in a behavior and lifestyle, thinking there was no way out, I completely understand how anyone might have difficulty in believing in and receiving God’s forgiveness and restoration.

“But Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today and forever.” (Hebrews 13:8) God remains rich in mercy and remains willing to deliver anyone. “He is forever our great Sin-bearer and the God who forgives.” (Psalm 99:8)

Jesus Christ is the alternative. He addresses the problem “man limited to self” and provides the way through which we can find fulfillment in God and His people. By releasing us from the dictates of the past, Jesus frees us to live as new creatures.

God’s grace is sufficient because His strength is made perfect in our weakness. He provides a new identity – the center out of which a true sense of well-being can be achieved and enjoyed. As we draw close to Him we are enabled to reflect His image in our humanity more and more fully.

America is in need of huge and immediate change. I believe the Church should be out front by showing the way to bring it about. If things continue in this wonderful nation as they have, America and the Church will remain adrift without a moral compass.

There was a time when the Church set societal standards. We cannot and we must not apologize for moral and ethical “holy boundary lines” for living. All faithful followers of Christ Jesus are called to a higher standard.

It is absolutely essential we return to pinning our faith to, and subject “all” our thinking to and doing to, what we read in the Bible. The 138th Psalm says, “I will praise your name for your loving kindness and your truth, for you have magnified your word about your name.”

Obviously, God thinks highly of His name – but He has magnified His Word even about His name – and, so should we all.

Pastor Phillip Lee
Executive Director
His Way Out Ministries

Pastor Phillip Lee
Affirming Truth – Not Culture

Homosexual advocates have been very creative in their interpretation of Scripture in an attempt to validate the practice of homosexuality. Many homosexual advocates frequently impart their own personal meanings into biblical texts in an attempt to make personal experience the ultimate test of truth rather than the Truth and Authority of Scripture. However, the Bible does not condone the practice of homosexuality in any of its forms, but in fact condemns it as a damaging sin.

To those that state “The Bible doesn’t condemn homosexuality,” or “The Bible doesn’t say anything about homosexuality,” they usually don’t mean that homosexuality is never mentioned in the Bible, what they normally mean is one of the following: Homosexuality as practiced or viewed today never appears in Scripture, or even though the Bible does speak against homosexuality, what the Bible says does not apply to present day situations.

I remain amazed at how some people today make surprising claims about the biblical attitude toward homosexual behavior. As an example, there are those who would have us believe certain biblical characters were homosexual. Not one individual is named in the entire Word of God as a homosexual. While there are those that would have us believe that Cain and Abel, David and Jonathan, Ruth and Naomi, even Jesus and the “beloved disciple, or Paul and Timothy,” were alleged homosexual pairs, is at best a flimsy, if not a quantum leap by some pro-gay apologists to claim biblical support for their cause and way of living.

When considered objectively, the Scriptures are not silent concerning homosexuality. Within the totality of Scripture, the practice of homosexuality is always mentioned as a violation of God’s divine intent for human sexuality. The major references to homosexuality in Scripture are: Leviticus 18:22; 20:13; Romans 1:18-32; 1 Corinthians 6:9; 1 Timothy 1:10; Genesis 19; 2 Peter 2:7 and Jude 7. Pro-gay apologists and theologians have interpreted each of these texts in such a way as to eliminate their applicability to the current ethical and moral debate on the issue.

The Holy Scriptures clearly and repeatedly condemn any violation of God’s divine order, whether through immoralities (1 Corinthians 6:16-20) or through perversion of sexual roles (Romans 1:18-32; Leviticus 18:27; 20:13). Today, The Church is continually being challenged to adjust its beliefs and theology regarding sex, to bend, if not bow down to, opinion polls and the many that have embraced science, feelings, notions, and experience over The Truth and Authority of Scripture.

There is no way biblically to arrive at any other conclusion than the practice of homosexuality is a perversion of divine order. Period. Furthermore, to stand and condemn homosexuality in all its forms is not a symptom of homophobia or narrow-minded bigotry. It is to stand on the side of righteousness and truth and to be in obedience to the One who said, “You shall be holy, for I am holy.” (1 Peter 1:16) For The Church, God the Father is the only One we should seek to please.

Today, far too many are dismissing and departing from the scriptural model of Christian sexuality. Almost on a weekly basis, I hear, “I know what the Scriptures have to say about living within God’s holy boundary lines regarding sexual expression; however, I am going to follow my feelings and emotions rather than The Truth I know.” What has happened to the fact and reality that God is Holy and calls all of His followers to holiness which points directly to the fact that He is a God to be feared as well.

Christians are the temple of the living God. God has said: “I will be their God and they will be my people. Touch no unclean thing, and I will receive you. I will be a Father to you and you will be my sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty.” (2 Cor. 6:16-18) Considering God’s promises, every Christ-follower must purse godliness and holiness and abstain from anything and everything that seeks to contaminate body and spirit.

The Church has always been, as it remains today, God’s vehicle to preserve His Truth and defend His Church against error (Matthew 5:13; 1 Timothy 3:15). Today, other immoralities are aggressively pounding away at the Church’s door, such as pornography, abortion, rampant divorce, and cohabitation. Are we, The Church, to give way before these because the general population approves them?

Yes, today, it really does seem that anything goes. There is no right or wrong. Not only this, but many would have us believe that personal morals are equated with legal rights. Today, sex is looked on more and more as a constitutionally guaranteed right – a right to fulfill one’s biological drives however one see fit. When we commit sexual sin, which is war against our own body, as well as sin against God, we bring negative consequences upon our soul and spirit. The Apostle Peter made this point in 1 Peter 2:11, when he pleaded: “I urge you, as aliens and strangers in the world, to abstain from sinful desires, which war against your soul.”

As a Christian, meaning I embrace the totality and Authority of Scripture, I could never as a faithful follower of Christ Jesus, encourage, endorse, promote or validate the practice of homosexuality in any form. To do so would be a blatant misuse and contradiction of Scripture.

History dictates, lest we forget, what we, The Church tolerate today will be practiced tomorrow. With holiness and truth as our motivation, we, The Church, must be very careful not to adopt the customs of the world.

Ultimately, when a notion, theory, feeling or personal opinion contradicts the Holy Scriptures, it should be rejected.

Believing in Him and You,
Pastor Phillip Lee


Saturday, April 7, 2018
For ‘Ladies’ Only

For ‘Ladies’ Only offers a safe environment to talk about real issues ladies have and are sometimes too ashamed or afraid to talk about. Come and receive Biblical guidance, prayer and encouragement for your healing journey.

For ‘Ladies’ Only meets on the first Saturday of each month from 9:00am to 11:00am at His Way Out Ministries, Bakersfield Office.


Saturday, April 28, 2018
Friends and Family

Friends and Family offers a relaxed, informal meeting available to anyone seeking to understand the complexities of homosexuality and become more effective in reaching those combating same-sex attraction.

Friends and Family meets on the fourth Saturday of each month from 9:00am to 11:00am at His Way Out Ministries, Bakersfield Office.


Pastor Phillip Lee
Without fail, a week does not pass without…

His Way Out Ministries receiving at least one phone call or an email expressing, “Well, I sure didn’t think I would ever be faced with this!” The majority of calls and emails come from pastors and parents due to a child’s or congregation member’s confession of homosexuality. Indeed, homosexuality always seems to be someone else’s problem until it comes knocking on your front door.

More than not, when a family becomes aware of a member’s homosexuality they are devastated. Emotions are in turmoil often manifesting in rage and confusion. Many Christian families know God is the answer, but they are often unable to wrap their mind around how to engage God in what they perceive as needing to be done. When someone we love is homosexual, a son or a daughter, a spouse, a fellow brother or sister in Christ, a friend, how do we maintain a Christ-like position?

Every individual that awakens to their issue of same-gender attraction has already been through quite a process and it really doesn’t matter whether the individual has embraced the gay identity or is still combating and resisting temptation as well as seeking freedom from homosexuality. Often, very often, a parent will respond to the crisis by focusing on their own pain and deep sense of loss forgetting that the individual plagued by same-gender attraction has already experienced a huge amount of pain and loss.

Recently, a Christian friend of many years wrote me and, once again, expressed, “I never thought I would be contacting you with a problem of homosexuality in my family.” The mother was shattered. She responded and reacted with all of the appropriate and right Scriptures. The mother responded and postured herself with all the things that I suppose are understandable when an adult child places his parent in a position like that.

But the son responded with a very interesting and revealing remark. He said, “Mom, you keep telling me how hard this is for you to hear and deal with. Don’t you realize how hard it has been for me these many, many years, being raised in a Christian home and knowing that once this got out it would kill you? Ultimately, I had to make a decision that I knew nobody would be happy with. Please consider and realize that I have my own demons to fight.”

Frankly, there is a great deal of truth in the son’s comments. Whether we agree or not with the son’s ultimate decision or conclusion that he is gay and entitled to act upon his feelings and desires (which I certainly do not), we must admit that he was right in saying he had reached that conclusion after going through quite an intense struggle on his own. Remember, homosexual tendencies are discovered but the gay identity is ultimately embraced. Anyone that has ever wrestled with same-gender attraction doesn’t just wake up one morning and state, “Think I’ll take this ‘gay thing’ out for a spin and see if it fits.”

When any individual discloses their battle with same-gender attraction, their confession enables an intriguing and powerful opportunity to the family and really with anyone that becomes aware.

Can I truly continue to love him for who he is and not for what he does? As a Christ-follower, if we are becoming effective in not putting unrealistic expectations on ‘anyone,’ we are in line to accept them for who they are, not for what we wish they were.

It is God’s part to give those that struggle with same-gender attraction an abhorrence for the behavior – an abhorrence that will bring them to a place of complete surrender to the sovereignty of God in their lives, and a desire to change.

For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope. (Romans 15:4)


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Saturday at 7:00AM
KERI Radio 1410 AM, Bakersfield, CA

The His Way Out Ministries Radio Broadcast airs each Saturday morning at 7:00AM Pacific Time on KERI Channel 1410AM in Bakersfield, California immediately following Focus on the Family. Outside of Bakersfield you can listen online to the KERI Live Stream.

Recent guests include: (Left) Pastor Brandon Holthaus, Rock Harbor Church, (Center) Pastor Pete Baker, Fairfax Assembly of God, (Right) Pastor Roger Spradlin, Valley Baptist Church

Podcasts are available on our website where you can listen or download for future listening and reference. Simply select the Audio Podcasts Category link for a listing.

Each Saturday morning beginning at 7:00am, 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 3, Episode 14
Join Pastor Phillip Lee and his Very Special Guest Anne Paulk, author of Restoring Sexual Identity, and Executive Director of Restored Hope Network.

Anne shares testimony of her personal journey out of the brokenness of same-sex attraction and we discuss in detail proposed bills in California that, if passed into law, will greatly limit, if not prohibit, men and women receiving the guidance, encouragement, and support needed to walk away from the unwanted brokenness of same-sex attraction.

Today, it truly seems, the real menace of society is not those who oppose immorality but those who promote it. While we cannot, we must not, take the law into our own hands, we can, we will, we must, refuse to allow immorality to become commonplace and acceptable. This is not gay bashing. No one should be labeled hateful, a bigot, or homophobic for standing upon the Authority of Scripture and challenging or opposing the legitimacy of homosexual practice. Scripturally-speaking, it is impossible to validate, promote, or affirm homosexual practice from Scripture.

Listen online or download the podcast.

Restoring Sexual Identity: Banned with Anne Paulk – Download MP3 –

Click on THIS LINK to listen or download His Way Out Podcasts or select the “Audio Podcast” category below.

Each Saturday morning beginning at 7:00am, 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 3, Episode 13
Pastor Phillip Lee continues his discussion with his special guest Pastor Roger Spradlin, Senior Pastor at Valley Baptist Church in Bakersfield CA.

Is it Scriptural to label homosexuality the worst of all sins? How should a church be led to effectively love homosexuals? Can a Christian still struggling with same-sex attraction, still profess to being a Christian? Is it ok to be gay since Jesus never specifically mentioned homosexuality? How should a Christian respond when accuse of being homophobic? God’s truth remains absolute truth.

Listen online or download the podcast.

A Christian Approach to Homosexuality with Roger Spradlin pt2 – Download MP3 –

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Each Saturday morning beginning at 7:00am, 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 3, Episode 12
Pastor Phillip Lee is joined by his special guest Pastor Roger Spradlin, Senior Pastor at Valley Baptist Church in Bakersfield CA.

Today, the Christian community has many different approaches to handling homosexuality. We have gay bashing churches, gay affirming churches, and churches that have taken a vow of silence on the entire matter. How can a person evaluate whether their church is handling the topic appropriately?

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A Christian Approach to Homosexuality with Roger Spradlin pt1 – Download MP3 –

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Saturday, March 10th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Valley Baptist Church, (Olive Drive Campus)
Bakersfield, California, USA

Educational Workshop: “There’s Something I Need To Tell You!”
(When a Loved One Confesses They Are Homosexual)

What do you say and do when a loved one confesses they are homosexual?

Scripturally-speaking, what do we know about homosexuality?
God’s Word doesn’t change. God’s Word transcends culture.

Does it matter ‘why’ the person you love is homosexual?
Whatever you think causes homosexuality will possibly affect the way you respond to your loved one.

Going on as a parent.
When we love someone who is homosexual, we want to know why: Why does he feel this way? What caused it? And, did I have anything – or nothing to do with it?

Setting boundaries.
Clarifying the significant difference between ‘acceptance and approval.’

Testimonies.
God is still more than able to set men and women free from the snare of homosexuality.

Understanding homosexuality.
Change is a cooperative venture between God and ourselves through the power of the Holy Spirit.

As a Christian you are not just representing yourself to your loved one. As a Christian, you are representing Christ.

Pastor Phillip Lee, His Way Out Ministries & Pasror Roger Spradlin, Valley Baptist Church

The workshop, facilitated by Pastor Phillip Lee, His Way Out Ministries, will offer practical steps and information to help you understand your loved one, guidance to keep the lines of communication open without compromising your beliefs, and present the Biblical position on homosexuality.

Registration is required for the ‘no fee’ workshop and may be completed by visiting: Valley Baptist Calendar page located HERE. Select “Open Registrations” and on the next page select “‘There’s Something I Need to Tell You’ Workshop”.

Save The Date – Saturday, March 10, 2018

Together We Can Make a Difference

“If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first. If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world.” (John 15:18)

A relentless wave of fear has, and is, sweeping into the Body of Christ.

Today, we are far, far removed from homosexuality being the crisis. Today, anything goes. There is no right or wrong. Not only this, but personal morals are now equated with civil and legal rights.

In many respects the dividing line seems to be whether or not the Bible is inspired and without error in its original delivery to the prophets from God, or whether it is just a collection of myths and man-made opinions. Largely due to complacency, we are now witnessing, and shall continue to witness, the following, if we, The Church, do not stand up and do exactly what Christ Jesus called and commanded us to do.

The relentless assault and further denigration of Biblical authority.
We have witnessed and we shall continue to witness a complete and total loss of a coherent definition of family.
Already widespread, especially in America, we shall continue to witness the exploitation of children.

Many are now standing so far on the side of grace that truth is being neglected, if not totally dismissed. Truthless grace accomplishes absolutely nothing. Since when should a culture war dictate to The Church what the Church should believe? God’s Word transcends any culture.

In terms of The Church, the Church’s integrity is compromised when those professing to be Christian misrepresent Christianity. When people claiming to follow Christ misrepresent Him through immorality, Christians need to speak up and present the Truth. We have and we are straying much too far from our accepting the Bible as the Word of God, as the sole authority in all matters of faith and practice.

It is not too late.

I believe, when The Church is functioning at its best, meaning The Church holds to the Lordship of Christ and to the Truth and Authority of Scripture, the Church “then” positively influences society and culture.

Where does our surrender and our allegiance begin? By returning to…

“Greater is He who is in you…” (1 John 4:4)
“…we are more than conquerors…” (Romans 8:37)
“…we can do all things through Christ who strengthens us…” (Philippians 4:13)
And…
“I will praise your name for your loving kindness and your truth, for you have magnified your word above your name.” (Psalm 138)

Together, we can make a difference. Where does our surrender and allegiance to Jesus begin? By putting God’s Word in its proper place.

Believing in Him and You,
Pastor Phillip Lee


Answering Pro-Gay Theology

Argument: If gays didn’t ask for their orientation, then God must have created it, so how could He condemn it?

Response: There is nothing in Scripture to suggest that if a thing seems natural it is inevitably God-given. There is, however, “much” in Scripture which condemns many “natural” states and desires.

The natural man does not receive the things of God. (I Corinthians 2:14).
(You) were (before conversion) by nature the children of wrath (Ephesians 2:3).
The carnal mind is enmity against God, for it is not subject to the law of God, nor indeed can be (Romans 8:7).


Saturday, March 10th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Valley Baptist Church, (Olive Drive Campus)
Bakersfield, California, USA

Educational Workshop: “There’s Something I Need To Tell You!”
(When a Loved One Confesses They Are Homosexual)

What do you say and do when a loved one confesses they are homosexual?

Scripturally-speaking, what do we know about homosexuality?
God’s Word doesn’t change. God’s Word transcends culture.

Does it matter ‘why’ the person you love is homosexual?
Whatever you think causes homosexuality will possibly affect the way you respond to your loved one.

Going on as a parent.
When we love someone who is homosexual, we want to know why: Why does he feel this way? What caused it? And, did I have anything – or nothing to do with it?

Setting boundaries.
Clarifying the significant difference between ‘acceptance and approval.’

Testimonies.
God is still more than able to set men and women free from the snare of homosexuality.

Understanding homosexuality.
Change is a cooperative venture between God and ourselves through the power of the Holy Spirit.

As a Christian you are not just representing yourself to your loved one. As a Christian, you are representing Christ.

Pastor Phillip Lee, His Way Out Ministries & Pasror Roger Spradlin, Valley Baptist Church

The workshop, facilitated by Pastor Phillip Lee, His Way Out Ministries, will offer practical steps and information to help you understand your loved one, guidance to keep the lines of communication open without compromising your beliefs, and present the Biblical position on homosexuality.

Registration is required for the ‘no fee’ workshop and may be completed by visiting: Valley Baptist Calendar page located HERE. Select “Open Registrations” and on the next page select “‘There’s Something I Need to Tell You’ Workshop”.

Save The Date – Saturday, March 10, 2018


Saturday, March 3, 2018
For ‘Ladies’ Only

For ‘Ladies’ Only offers a safe environment to talk about real issues ladies have and are sometimes too ashamed or afraid to talk about. Come and receive Biblical guidance, prayer and encouragement for your healing journey.

For ‘Ladies’ Only meets on the first Saturday of each month from 9:00am to 11:00am at His Way Out Ministries, Bakersfield Office.


Saturday, March 24, 2018
Friends and Family

Friends and Family offers a relaxed, informal meeting available to anyone seeking to understand the complexities of homosexuality and become more effective in reaching those combating same-sex attraction.

Friends and Family meets on the fourth Saturday of each month from 9:00am to 11:00am at His Way Out Ministries, Bakersfield Office.


Saturday, March 24, 2018
Kingston, Jamaica: Forum Discussion on Human Sexuality

A Forum to discuss the socially sensitive subject, “Who Am I? The Sexual Identity Crisis.”

How best can we define ourselves sexually in a sex-obsessed world, Church, State and society?

Sexual Identity is one of the most relevant topics of our day; most know someone who is gay-identified. The Jamaica Forum will challenge the popular school of thought adopted by some Christians and non-Christians alike that homosexuality is the worst of all sins and ultimately accepting the idea that if one is ‘straight’ (and/but promiscuous or unfaithful to their spouse) that they are ‘OK’ with God.

What constitutes one’s sexuality? What are the cultural implications of one’s sexuality and how can the Gospel effectively and satisfactorily answer questions surrounding sexuality? Did God really make some straight or gay or can one “pray the spirit of gayness away?” What about Christians struggling with these feelings, can they truly profess to be Christians? How do I respond to friends and relatives struggling with homosexual attraction and how can the Church not contribute to the already rapidly growing homophobic culture? How can one remain faithful and obedient to God while dealing with homosexual feelings or other temptations/addictions and what tools are helpful in being free and staying free?

Ultimate goals of the Forum are:

To save men from the kingdom of darkness through sharing of the Gospel truth.
To create opportunities for young people to be mentored.
To educate the audience on being confident about the Word of God in any scenario and being able to give a defense of their faith.

The Forum will be held at the Mona Heights Chapel in Kingston, Jamaica. Pastor Phillip Lee has been invited to offer the Opening and Closing Remarks.

The Forum is offered and organized by OpenMic Productionz Jam – Express, Empower, Transform is a platform which gives Christians the ability and opportunity to speak freely in the context of the Holy Scriptures.


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Saturday at 7:00AM
KERI Radio 1410 AM, Bakersfield, CA

The His Way Out Ministries Radio Broadcast airs each Saturday morning at 7:00AM Pacific Time on KERI Channel 1410AM in Bakersfield, California immediately following Focus on the Family. Outside of Bakersfield you can listen online to the KERI Live Stream.

Recent guests include: (Left) Pastor Brandon Holthaus, Rock Harbor Church, (Center) Pastor Pete Baker, Fairfax Assembly of God, (Right) Pastor Roger Spradlin, Valley Baptist Church

Podcasts are available on our website where you can listen or download for future listening and reference. Simply select the Audio Podcasts Category link for a listing.

Even though same-sex marriage in now legal in America, it remains a radical social experiment.

Ultimately, it isn’t about whether or not gays and lesbians are nice people or good citizens. Frankly, some are and some aren’t, just like heterosexuals. It is not about whether gays and lesbians can be good, nurturing, loving parents. It is not even about whether or not gays and lesbians should be treated with respect and dignity. Every person deserves to be treated with respect and dignity.

Since government has redefined marriage to include same-sex marriage, is there any logical reason for us not to redefine marriage in other ways? There are those that are already demanding equality that promote polygamy or group marriage. If marriage can be redefined to include two men or two women, why not allow marriage between a man and four women, or a group of six or seven adults and their various children?

Today, a popular error that has been made and continues to be made by many, is the attempt to blur the lines with regard to Christian ethics making “love” an omnipotent spiritual quality which has the power to validate anything that is done in its name. Under this particular line of thinking, one could justify any type of relationship, including those considered unacceptable and incompatible with Christian teaching and conduct.

Is the perceived or even real presence of love the criterion for all relationships? Indeed, God is love – absolutely. But true love has boundaries that protect guide and show concern for its recipients. Ultimately, showing support for, and more importantly, standing upon The Authority of Scripture “for marriage between one man and one woman” is not intolerant.

There are no Biblical instructions for gay marriage because it was never God’s divine plan.

Within the same-sex marriage experiment, lesbian mothers are saying that a father is irrelevant to parenting; homosexual fathers say that a mother is irrelevant to parenting. But God says both a mother and a father are relevant to parenting. Is anyone truly serious in suggesting that two men can take the place of a mother’s love, or two women can equal a dad?

Today, especially in America, the words intolerant and discrimination are powerful words and often used to squash any opinion about moral behavior. In fact, not only is the demand today to keep our opinions to ourselves as to what people do, the equal demand is to affirm a long list of various lifestyles no matter how questionable or experimental.

Compassion, communication, and care must be exercised with regard to the same-sex marriage experiment. The enormous problem in American society is the frequent usage of our experience as a basis to interpret reality. Far too many think, I’m having this experience and enjoying it, so God Himself in particular and society as a whole had better jump on-board, get used to it and fit in around with what I’m doing. Do we as a society really have the right to redefine marriage so it is elastic enough to include any grouping of adults?

In the face of what is arguably one of the most damaging social experiments to ever be attempted in this country, the notion of a family with a father, mother and children, all living under the same roof, appears to be becoming a relic of a bygone era, at least in some quarters.

Gay marriage advocates will tell you that what children really need is two loving adults in their lives and that the sex of those adults doesn’t matter – the assumption being that mothers and fathers are interchangeable and optional. Our ultimate preference should always be a family comprised of one father and one mother. We cannot, we must not wrest children from the God-given format of family relationship without considering the possibilities of serious consequences.

Admittedly, a society, a compassionate society should always come to the aid of motherless and fatherless families. That said, a compassionate society should never, ever, intentionally create motherless and fatherless families. And that’s exactly what the experiment of same-sex marriage does.

God created man, woman, and marriage in that order. God set up the requirements and He also established clear boundaries.

Everything you need to know and understand about marriage is found in Mark 10:6-9. Keep in mind, Jesus was speaking in Mark 10.

“But at the beginning of creation God made them male and female. For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh. So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.”

The possible implications regarding same-sex marriage are profound. Yet some people of faith are asking: Is it really that big a deal?

If you believe in the traditional and Biblical truth of marriage and are convinced it is worth defending, then, yes, it is a very big deal.

Every faithful follower of Christ Jesus has the responsibility to stand for Christ, witnessing to His grace and power.

Pastor Phillip Lee
Executive Director
His Way Out Ministries

Each Saturday morning beginning at 7:00am, 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 3, Episode 11
Pastor Phillip Lee continues his discussion with Pastor Brandon Holthaus, Senior Pastor of Rock Harbor Church here in Bakersfield.

We must respond with unconditional love to individuals dealing with same-sex attraction, while at the same time, unwavering in our loyalty to God’s Word. It is imperative the Church affirm and defend the Lordship of Christ and the Authority of Scripture.

Listen online or download the podcast.

Acceptance and Approval with Brandon Holthaus pt2 – Download MP3 –

Click on THIS LINK to listen or download His Way Out Podcasts or select the “Audio Podcast” category below.

Saturday March 10, 2018
There’s Something I Need To Tell You!

Pastor Phillip Lee will be conducting an educational workshop at Valley Baptist Church in Bakersfield, California entitled, “There’s Something I Need To Tell You! (When a Loved One Confesses They Are Homosexual)”

Issues that Pastor Lee will discuss include: What do you say and do when a loved one confesses they are homosexual? Scripturally-speaking, what do we know about homosexuality? Does it matter ‘why’ the person you love is homosexual? Going on as a parent. Setting boundaries. Testimonies. Understanding homosexuality.

As a Christian you are not just representing yourself to your loved one. As a Christian, you are representing Christ.

This workshop will offer practical steps and information to help you understand your loved one, guidance to keep the lines of communication open without compromising your beliefs, and present the Biblical position on homosexuality.

You can register online through the Valley Baptist Calendar page located HERE. Select “Open Registrations” and on the next page select “‘There’s Something I Need to Tell You’ Workshop”.

Save The Date – Saturday, March 10, 2018


Saturday, February 3, 2018
For ‘Ladies’ Only

For ‘Ladies’ Only offers a safe environment to talk about real issues ladies have and are sometimes too ashamed or afraid to talk about. Come and receive Biblical guidance, prayer and encouragement for your healing journey.

For ‘Ladies’ Only meets on the first Saturday of each month from 9:00am to 11:00am at His Way Out Ministries, Bakersfield Office.


Saturday, February 24, 2018
Friends and Family

Friends and Family offers a relaxed, informal meeting available to anyone seeking to understand the complexities of homosexuality and become more effective in reaching those combating same-sex attraction.

Friends and Family meets on the fourth Saturday of each month from 9:00am to 11:00am at His Way Out Ministries, Bakersfield Office.


Former Gay Activist Paves the Way to Peaceful Conversation

Homosexuality and gay marriage stand among perhaps the greatest defining cultural battles of our age. There’s no escaping the inevitable conversations – so how does a Christian respond with love and biblical truth without adding fuel to the fire?

Speaking of Homosexuality: Discussing the Issues with Kindness and Clarity by Joe Dallas

Drawing on nearly thirty years of counseling people struggling with homosexuality, former gay activist Joe Dallas takes readers through virtually every argument they are likely to hear in favor of normalizing homosexuality. He helps readers understand the views of LGBT people they may know and respond with clarity, confidence, and compassion. He knows the most effective ways to engage the subject on social media and in everyday encounters with guidelines for talking points, dialogue, approach, and tone, and even provides sample dialogue.

Speaking of Homosexuality: Discussing the Issues with Kindness and Clarity by Joe Dallas is available at Amazon.com.


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Saturday at 7:00AM
KERI Radio 1410 AM, Bakersfield, CA

The His Way Out Ministries Radio Broadcast airs each Saturday morning at 7:00AM Pacific Time on KERI Channel 1410AM in Bakersfield, California immediately following Focus on the Family. Outside of Bakersfield you can listen online to the KERI Live Stream.

Recent guests include: (Left) Pastor Brandon Holthaus, Rock Harbor Church, (Center) Pastor Pete Baker, Fairfax Assembly of God, (Right) Pastor Roger Spradlin, Valley Baptist Church

Podcasts are available on our website where you can listen or download for future listening and reference. Simply select the Audio Podcasts Category link for a listing.

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