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“I See You” was originally written on Facebook. I wanted to post it here too. Post by Randy Thomas.

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So Randy, When Are You Going to Go Back to Being Gay and Find a Boyfriend?

Since we have closed down Exodus, especially right after my apology, I will sometimes get sarcastic messages (from both gay activists and conservative Christians) that go a little like this: When are you going to go back to being gay and find a boyfriend/husband? I know I am not what the youngin’s  call “hot” ::: laugh ::: but I have … Read More

RandySo Randy, When Are You Going to Go Back to Being Gay and Find a Boyfriend?

How “Dancing Queen” Interrupted My Interview on National Radio

Ode To Erma - Growing up I truly loved reading Erma Bombeck. She was a source of joy in my life because she could turn just about anything into a humorous adventure. Every Friday, I want to write a fun featured post along those same lines. — This is one of my favorite “newish” stories to tell This past June when Alan … Read More

RandyHow “Dancing Queen” Interrupted My Interview on National Radio

A Profound Moment – Reflecting On The Exodus Closing Announcement

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On June 19th, during the opening night of the Exodus Freedom Conference, I sat on the front row. Leslie was to my right and  Kathy and the Exodus board to my left. All of us were providing each other, and Alan, support as we knew that Alan was making one of the most important keynote speeches of his life. He … Read More

RandyA Profound Moment – Reflecting On The Exodus Closing Announcement

Exodus International to Shut Down

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Originally announced June 19th, 2013. — Exodus International to Shut Down Thirty-seven-year-old ministry for those with same-sex attraction marks its last national conference  Irvine, Calif. (June 19, 2013) — Exodus International, the oldest and largest Christian ministry dealing with faith and homosexuality announced tonight that it’s closing its doors after three-plus decades of ministry. The Board of Directors reached a … Read More

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Exodus Int’l President to the Gay Community: “We’re Sorry”

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Cross-posted from the Exodus Blog: Exodus Int’l President to the Gay Community: “We’re Sorry” Leader of 37-year old ministry admits grave errors Irvine, Calif. (June 19, 2013) — Exodus International, the oldest and largest Christian ministry dealing with faith and homosexuality, issued an apology to the gay community for years of undue suffering and judgment at the hands of the … Read More

RandyExodus Int’l President to the Gay Community: “We’re Sorry”

Don’t Drop the F* Bomb in a Church Van

I couldn’t resist reposting this oldie but a goodie article. —- The following is one of my favorite stories to share among trusted friends … and you are a trusted friend right? Back in the fall of 2009 I went and spoke at an Exodus Latinoamerica Conference. It had been a great conference and I met a lot of wonderful people. … Read More

RandyDon’t Drop the F* Bomb in a Church Van

More “Us,” Less “Them”

In looking back over the time that I have worked for Exodus I have noticed a theme permeating our approach: dismantling the often unspoken “Us vs. Them” approach. One of the first things that we took on is going “home” to the church. In 1976 Exodus was born in a ministerial void because the church (as a whole) had no inclination … Read More

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Not Your Typical 24 Hours – An Epic Travel Story

Since folks enjoyed my post about running through the Atlanta airport I thought I would dust this old post off and add it to this blog. Enjoy! — Yesterday Alan and I went to Toronto.  We were going to fly in and have meetings all day, stay the evening and fly back this morning. The meeting itself was awesome and … Read More

RandyNot Your Typical 24 Hours – An Epic Travel Story