When Bodies Pay: The Cost of Fear & Shame

I was only eighteen years old when I decided to go into full-time Christian ministry. Having just completed my Discipleship Training School (DTS) with Youth With A Mission (YWAM) on my eighteenth birthday, I was eligible to apply to be on full-time staff with the organization. I did not hesitate to do so, despite some of the negative experiences I had gone through relating to my sexuality. I had a deep sense of…