By Anthony Venn-Brown,The Hon. Michael Kirby
On the outside, every little thing seemed excellent. Anthony Venn-Brown used to be a favored, high-profile preacher in Australia's growing to be mega-churches, equivalent to Hillsong, and fortunately married father-of-two. backstage used to be a special tale. Believing homosexuality made him unacceptable to God and others, a mystery conflict was once being fought. After twenty-two years of fight and torment, an opportunity assembly compelled Anthony to make the hardest selection of his lifestyles. bored with feeling torn and fragmented, he confessed and got here out. deserted by means of his church and Christian pals Anthony started his lifetime of unlearning; a lonely trip that made him who he's at the present time.
This sincere account highlights not just the prices of being precise to your self yet that the rewards of authenticity and integrity are worthy it.
As Anthony's tale is finally approximately being actual to one's self - no matter if you are homosexual or instantly, non secular or non believer - you’ll locate relevance during this successful autobiography.
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A Life of Unlearning: a preacher's struggle with his homosexuality, church and faith by Anthony Venn-Brown,The Hon. Michael Kirby