I can still hear Dr. Pamela Reeve’s words: “You have a serious issue. You’ll need to stay out of ministry for at least a year.” These were not the words I wanted to hear when I was four months from graduating from Multnomah Biblical Seminary with my MDiv. I had been grappling with sexual sin for almost two decades, and I had just confessed it all to Dr. Reeve. Now, more than 14 years later, God has turned my story into one of sexual redemption and hope.
I want to personally invite you to a very unique chapel series on sexuality. Multnomah University students understand what God’s Word says about the behavioral aspects of sexual sin. But many Christian leaders don’t understand the impact of their own sexuality deeply and practically. If this is true, then how are they able to shepherd others struggling with sexual brokenness?
I have found that pastors are rarely equipped to walk with people on the long journey out of sexual addiction issues. This is one of the reasons God has called me to lead Pure Life Alliance. We are an intra-church organization that helps people wrestling with sexual sin. We partner with churches in the Portland area by equipping their men and women to lead groups focused on issues of purity.Read the full article and discuss it »