Max C. Torkelsen I l

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Max C. Torkelsen I l

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I am happy to recommend Wayne Blakely and his ministry without any hesitation. Wayne is a faithful Seventh-day Adventist Christian, active in his local congregation and with a growing outreach which keeps him busy working for the Lord.

After nearly 40 years living openly as a gay man, Wayne became convicted that he had been self-centered instead of Christ-centered. Through a deep and ongoing encounter with Jesus, his life and his focus have been transformed. Wayne has now founded “Know His Love Ministries.” Rather than urging gay people to become heterosexual he encourages them, indeed all of us, to live a Christ-centered life.

Max C. Torkelsen I l President
Adventist North Pacific Union Conference

More Articles by Wayne

Understanding the Word “Homosexual” in The Bible

As published on Advindicate.com 7/19/19 Over the past several days, I’ve been researching the introduction of the word “homosexual” in God’s Holy Word. My research was ignited, largely due to an article/interview circulating on social media called: “Has ‘Homosexual’...

Why Jesus?

Ten years ago I decided to let go of self and invite Jesus to be in control.  How is your life different because of Jesus? Is He King? Have you contemplated your destiny? How does it end? This morning I prepared a warm bath, put on some Christian music and began to...

Dear LGBT+ Child of God

My dear child, This letter to you is from your Heavenly Father.  I have witnessed the chaos and confusion among my children, which has prompted me to write reminding you of my “love in truth” for you. Many, including Christians, are convincing you of things at the use...

Love You to Death

I was rejected, even before I was born. My mother was indignant, making statements that she would not give birth to a boy. She only wanted girls. Her demeanor never changed, as my younger brother by birth was additionally rejected. At the age of two and a half, I was...

Be More Than You… Be “His.”

You arrive at no choice of your own, and before you figure out what’s going on, you find you have feelings and attractions that don’t add up to anything that Jesus says He loves and approves. You begin to feel as though you are a disappointment. And before you can...

Don’t Hide God’s Transforming Love – It’s Fatal

What’s the meaning of love my friend, my brother and sister in Jesus? Have you abdicated from the original meaning? Have you muddied its value? “Just love them!” “We all just need to love one another.” “Just be yourself!” “Just make them ‘feel’ loved.”  Okay… So...

Living According to Someone Else’s Word

I can tell you from personal experience that being bullied and harassed for not measuring up to “normal,” is a pain that aches through and through. And to experience it in the midst of “God’s people” is even more devastating. Decades of silence and the lack of...

Considering Christianity and LGBT+ Activism

Hello… My name is Wayne Blakely… Director of Know His Love Ministries. The world is made up of many different kinds of people and cultures. America prides itself in being the land of freedom. Freedom of speech and religious freedom. Today… militant activists are...

A Question of Identity

Wayne, your journey has led you to proclaim a different message than what we often hear from popular culture. Why is that? For years, feelings were my truth, including intense feelings for the same sex. So I lived according to those feelings for nearly 40 years. One...

Reaching Out

This article is the unedited version of what was prepared for The Adventist Review April 15, 2010  issue. Growing up on the Word of God, left very little question as to what constitutes sin. It seemed pretty clear cut until I was nearing adulthood and began to have...

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