Our Stories

Read about youth and parents who understand that love is the whole story.

No interest in lies – Ashley

I was a good church girl. I never missed a Sunday. I liked Sunday school, the friends, the cookies and thinking about important issues like how to be good more >

Looking for the best in myself – Michael

I am Proud to be gay. Although I can say this confidently today, the feeling did not come easily. There was a time in my young life when I would cry myself to sleep more >

Campus ministry – Carolyn

I struggled for many, many years with who I am. I didn’t want to be different. It wasn’t until I saw the Agape love of my friends more >

Being married to a woman would fix everything – Darrell

I grew up in South Georgia in a Southern Baptist Church where my mother was the pianist. I went to a major Baptist University out of state and graduated. Shortly after graduation, I got married. more >

The Pastor’s Son – Bryan

I grew up in the deep south in a community where fundamentalist denominations were the norm. My father was a school principal and the assistant pastor… more >

Accepting the Feelings… and the Exorcism – Peter

I was a little boy in the south who had a profound deep-seated faith in God. I prayed all the time that I would be a good person more >

I Didn’t Know I Was Different – Carlene

I grew up going to church – perfect Sunday school attendance and Lutheran summer camp. more >

God and I Came to Terms – Kent

I remember in Sunday School being taught that “God is love.” more >

God Was Smart Enough to Figure It Out – Robert

When I was in the second grade, I prayed every night that my family loved Jesus enough, so we’d be in heaven together. more >