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Andrew – gay, Sydney bible belt mega-church

By | 2017-05-16T03:16:50+00:00 November 26th, 2016|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Audio, Church, Conversion therapy|

From the 1,000's of emails I've received and 100's of individuals I've spoken to over the last 15 years, Andrews story is far from unique. Sadly it is all too common and has been happening in Pentecostal and Evangelical churches in Australia for decades. Andrew shared his story at the recent launch of ‘A Life [...]

My Deep Water, a murder and A Life of Unlearning

By | 2016-11-20T01:55:43+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Church, General|Tags: , |

Australians have recently been exposed to the chilling real-life drama series, Deep Water, and subsequent documentary. Deep Water is based on the true stories of over 80 gay men who were murdered in Sydney in the 1980’s and 1990’s [1].Thirty of these cases remain unsolved [2]. Many of the original cases were written off as suicides [...]

Exodus to Nowhere – the quest to cure queers

By | 2016-11-08T01:48:22+00:00 November 1st, 2016|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Conversion therapy, Event|Tags: , , |

EXODUS TO NOWHERE The quest to cure queers There is a commonly held belief that gay conversion programs began in the United States. This is not true. Four years before Exodus was founded, in 1972, in Sydney Australia, Anthony Venn-Brown was in a residential program to change his sexual orientation. Working on his current book [...]

The Church and Homosexuality #HiChurch – it’s time

By | 2016-11-08T01:48:23+00:00 September 24th, 2016|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Church, Marriage Equality|Tags: |

The Church and homosexuality? What to do? A way forward? Whilst some Christian leaders have preached hatred and the media given oxygen to the fringe lunatics of Christendom, many others hoped if they just closed their eyes or buried their head in the sand, eventually the issue would go away. I've often said that the [...]

Stories from “A Life on Unlearning” 3rd edition launch

By | 2016-12-02T04:17:13+00:00 October 13th, 2015|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Event, Video|Tags: , |

One of the first emails I received after A Life of Unlearning was released only in Australia in 2004 My mum sent me a copy of your book' A Life Of Unlearning'. I was really blown away by it. I grew up in a Pentecostal AOG church. By the age of 13 I was quite heavily [...]

“A Life of Unlearning – a preacher’s struggle with his homosexuality church and faith” newly released

By | 2016-11-08T01:48:26+00:00 May 19th, 2015|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Video|Tags: |

Hard copy to follow shortly click here info@gayambassador.com to be notified. Or you can join my newsletter list here   Audio version available. "We are all living a life of unlearning: unlearning things we accepted as truth but created a persona so unlike who we really are. Eventually cracks appear and beliefs challenged. On the surface [...]

Stages of Coming Out and Reconciling Our Sexual Identity

By | 2017-04-28T01:44:18+00:00 January 10th, 2015|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, LGBTI|Tags: |

  The process of coming out and resolving our sexuality is rarely simple. It is a process and a journey. There is no timetable either. I have worked with teens who have reached the final step of celebration and people in their 60's who have just arrived at stage 7.  The factors that thwart the [...]