It’s been a long time coming, but finally, almost eighteen months after the rebranding of Exodus International began, President Alan Chambers has acknowledged the harm he and his organization have done. When I heard he would be appearing on Lisa Ling’s Our America on the Oprah network, I steeled myself for more hazy, defensive posturing that failed […]
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Live streaming of the first night of the Exodus 2013 International Freedom Conference is free of charge. Just use the code “TrueStory” at the checkout. Considering all that is going on with Exodus, this could be interesting. You can register now, but it doesn’t start until 7:35 pmPDT (10:35 pm EDT). Bring your opinions back […]
Former Exodus International VP Jeff Buchanan has revealed more of why he stepped down from the post. While the organization said nothing about his reasons, Buchanan posted to Facebook to confirm he resigned because of his disagreement with Exodus’s new message: For those of you who may not be aware, Angela and I have recently […]
Is time up for Exodus International’s Love Won Out? The conference, aimed at family and friends of “those struggling with same-sex attractions,” takes place several times a year in locations all over the United States — but details of upcoming events are conspicuously absent after the conference scheduled for Harrisburg, PA, this weekend. Love Won […]
Exodus president Alan Chambers returned to the Oprah Winfrey Network’s Our America this week, a year after he first spoke to host Lisa Ling on the show. By all accounts, the episode contained little new, simply re-screening most of the 2011 broadcast alongside new interview footage of Chambers. Nor did most of the new footage say […]
In the first definite sign of an organized Exodus International splinter group, former Exodus affliate First Stone Ministries is advertising a conference of the “Restored Hope Network.” The event, from September 21 to 22, features outspoken Exodus critics Robert J Gagnon and Andy Comiskey, as well as Love in Action founder Frank Worthen. The conference […]
Right-Wing Watch has reported on an egregious anti-gay diatribe by Exodus International President Alan Chambers, published on the Charisma magazine website today. Do We Want a Gay America? Have you noticed that America is becoming a gay nation? The land of the free and the home of the brave is morphing into a homosexual haven.Gay activists want much […]
Exodus International may be distancing itself from reparative therapy — defined specifically as the gay-to-straight treatment offered by Joseph Nicolosi and NARTH — but it is also at pains to distance itself from another big, bad something: the word GAY. Writing for The Gospel Coalition, Exodus Executive Vice President Jeff Buchanan grasps at straws when […]
Video: Alan Chambers interview on MSNBC’s Hardball, July 10 (scroll down for commentary): Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Exodus International President Alan Chambers gave characteristically vague responses when pressed for answers on MSNBC’s Hardball this evening. After a few minutes getting no definitive answer on Exodus’s new approach to reparative […]
We all know that Exodus International is undergoing some changes. We knew a major rebranding was coming, following last November’s revelation that America’s leading ex-gay organization had warned its allies it faced social and financial ruin. We’ve seen Chambers’s efforts to present a more open and friendly Exodus to the world — including LGBT Christians […]
- The Fighting Words of Michael Brown January 24, 2008
- Psychiatrists Warn Church of England to Reject Reparative Therapy November 22, 2007
- Wendy Gritter of Exodus Member Ministry New Direction February 25, 2008
- Ex-Gay Therapist James Phelan Removed From Exodus Referral List November 13, 2007
- Exodus International Lays off Staff, Cuts Benefits August 23, 2010
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