ECA News & Announcments

Pastor & Ministry Leader Training Event - St Charles, IL

Event: Pastor & Ministry Leader Training Event Speakers: Jeff Buchanan Date:... 

ECN is now ECA!

We are pleased to announce that the Exodus Church Network is now the Exodus Church... 

2009 International Freedom Conference

The 2009 International Freedom Conference will be held in Wheaton, IL from July 14th... 

Pastor & Ministry Leader Training Events

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New ECA Churches

Union Road Church

Union Road Church 2315 Union Road Gastonia, NC 28054 www.unionroad.org Acceptance... 

Celebration Church

Celebration Church 164 Union School Dr. North Wilkesboro, NC 28659 www.celebrationlive.com Acceptance... 

River’s Edge Community Church

River’s Edge Community Church 412 Armour St. Davidson, NC 28036 www.riversedgechurch.org Acceptance... 

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In the News

Special Report - APA revises ‘gay gene’ theory Special Report - APA revises ‘gay gene’ theory

The attempt to prove that homosexuality is determined biologically has been dealt a knockout punch. An American Psychological Association publication includes an admission that there’s no homosexual “gene” — meaning it’s not likely that homosexuals are born that way. For decades, the APA has not considered homosexuality... [Read more of this review]

‘Coral Ridge Hour’ Reports on Homosexual Harassment of Christians and Warns that Federal ‘Hate Crime’ Law Will Fuel Hostility Toward Traditional Morality ‘Coral Ridge Hour’ Reports on Homosexual Harassment of Christians and Warns that Federal ‘Hate Crime’ Law Will Fuel Hostility Toward Traditional Morality

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, May 14 /Standard Newswire/ — From Miss California, Carrie Prejean, who was vilified for defending marriage, to the harassment of Christians in the Golden State, the May 17 Coral Ridge Hour reports on growing hostility toward advocates of traditional marriage and how a “hate crime” law will only inspire more... [Read more of this review]

Former Catholic head of Milwaukee admits he’s gay Former Catholic head of Milwaukee admits he’s gay

NEW YORK (AP) — A Roman Catholic archbishop who resigned in 2002 over a sex and financial scandal involving a man describes his struggles with being gay in an upcoming memoir about his decades serving the church. Archbishop Rembert Weakland, former head of the Milwaukee archdiocese, said in an interview Monday that he wrote about his sexual orientation... [Read more of this review]

Top Catholic Leader in Maine: Gay Marriage a ‘Dangerous Experiment’ Top Catholic Leader in Maine: Gay Marriage a ‘Dangerous Experiment’

By Eric Young Christian Post Reporter Sun, May. 10 2009 12:41 PM EDT The spiritual leader of Maine’s 200,000 Roman Catholics said he was “deeply disappointed” in the state’s lawmakers and governor for making same-sex marriage legal in Maine. Bishop Richard Malone also called same-sex marriage “a dangerous sociological experiment” that he... [Read more of this review]

Bishop Blair bans New Ways homosexual ministry workshop Bishop Blair bans New Ways homosexual ministry workshop

Toledo, Ohio, May 7, 2009 / 04:51 am (CNA).- Bishop of Toledo, Ohio Leonard Blair has banned a workshop on homosexual ministry that was scheduled to start on May 1, saying its positions were “not at all in accord” with U.S. bishops’ guidelines and do not present the “full, authentic teaching” of the Catholic Church. The three-day... [Read more of this review]

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Church & Culture

Is there a ‘gay agenda’ that I should be worried about?

Written by: Mike Ensley | December 13th, 2007   When people use the term “gay agenda,” it can bring many different things to mind. While it’s important to reach out to and love those people in your world who call themselves gay or lesbian, or who are struggling, you also need to be aware that there is a movement to reshape our culture-and... [Read more of this review]

Pediatrics Group Endorses Homosexual Adoption, But New Policy Places Children at Risk

Written by A. Dean Byrd, Ph.D. A. Dean Byrd, Ph.D. Vice President, NARTH    On February 3rd, The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a policy statement endorsing adoption by same-sex couples, saying they can provide the same emotionally healthy family life as heterosexual parents. The academy is urging its 55,000 members to take an active... [Read more of this review]

Gay Genes?

In the August 1991 issue of Science, Simon LeVay of the Salk Institute in San Diego published his study on the differences in brain structure between homosexual and heterosexual men. The study had several glaring weaknesses. It was based on a small group of 35 men, with 19 homosexual men who had died of AIDS, a factor which could have biased the results.... [Read more of this review]

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Featured Resources

Pastor’s Package Pastor’s Package

    This Kit is a great resource for pastors looking to reach out to the gay community as well as educate themselves and their congregations on this important topic. This kit includes 1 copy of each:    The Gay Gospel? God’s Grace and the Homosexual Next Door 101 Frequently Asked Questions About Homosexuality Homosexuality 101 DVD The Love... [Read more of this review]

Homosexuality 101 Homosexuality 101

  Homosexuality is an issue which has been largely misunderstood by much of society, including Christian society. This lack of understanding has led many Christians to mishandle this issue, thus responding ineffectively. Educating Christians on this very important topic will help them become equipped to respond more effectively. Homosexuality 101 is... [Read more of this review]

101 Frequently Asked Questions About Homosexuality 101 Frequently Asked Questions About Homosexuality

101 Probing Questions…101 Compassionate and Scriptural Answers from Focus on the Family’s Mike Haley Almost daily we hear news reports that confirm the acceptance of homosexuality in our culture. Homosexuals are adopting children, appearing as characters on television programs, taking vacations catering to an exclusively gay clientele,... [Read more of this review]

God’s Grace and the Homosexual Next Door God’s Grace and the Homosexual Next Door

  Author Alan Chambers—a former homosexual himself—and four of his colleagues at Exodus International offer practical and biblical insights on how both individuals and churches can become a haven for homosexuals seeking freedom from same–sex attraction. In this comprehensive guide to helping homosexuals, readers will learn about: The roots... [Read more of this review]

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