Jun 20, 2013

GAY TO STRAIGHT THERAPY: ¨For quite some time we've been imprisoned in a worldview that's neither honoring toward our fellow human beings, nor biblical...¨

Purveyors of ‘ex-gay’ therapy, Exodus International says it’s shutting down

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Exodus International, the nation’s oldest and largest Christian ministry devoted to performing controversial gay-to-straight “reparative therapy,” announced Wednesday night that it is shuttering its operations after more than three decades.
In announcing its decision, president Alan Chambers, 41, repudiated the organization’s mission and said he was “sorry for the pain and hurt” so many experienced by the group’s efforts to “repair” their sexual orientation.
“I am sorry that some of you spent years working through the shame and guilt you felt when your attractions didn’t change. I am sorry we promoted sexual orientation change efforts and reparative theories about sexual orientation that stigmatized parents,” said Chambers, in a statement.
“[W]e’ve ceased to be a living, breathing organism,” said Chambers. “For quite some time we’ve  imprisoned in a worldview that’s neither honoring toward our fellow human beings, nor biblical...¨

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