Workshop

Restored Purity

This workshop will share personal testimonies addressing abortion recovery, sex addiction, LGBTQ+ identity, and pornography addiction. There will be steps for recovery and handouts to guide the listener. We will also have a Q&A at the final workshop to address the questions, you have, throughout the workshop with the presenters about their journey.

Session 1

"She Loved the Sexual Things" — Kezia Chisholm

Growing up in a bicultural home, the topic of sex was barely discussed. Eventually, Kezia found herself entangled in the lies of porn, bisexuality & sex. Upon realizing these lies took her further than she expected, Kezia became determined to overcome. Come and listen to how God graciously freed her from these strongholds as she shares practical tips to overcoming and maintaining the victory.

Session 2

“True Intimacy” — Daniel Varela

Daniel shares his story about growing up with same-sex attraction and going through SDA education; living with his boyfriend in student housing as he heard God’s calling to true intimacy. Daniel shares his story and talks about how he found deliverance from substance use, hook-up culture, and shares tools that have fostered healing.

Session 3

"Abortion Recovery" — Patty Jackson

Patty tells her story of how she was raised an Adventist and loved the Lord, but found herself sexually violated and pregnant. Patty shares her journey of shame, rejection and guilt even as a mother of three. She shows how God pursued her and brought forgiveness and healing to that young woman who faced great challenges.

Session 4

"A Royal Wedding" — Bruce and Alex Biegel

Bruce and Alex talk about their pursuit of a godly partner in marriage. Alex who was a young woman waiting for her Prince Charming and Bruce who had been a victim of childhood sexual abuse and living in the gay culture for 13 years, and how they found each other and the continued process of affirmation and healing.

Session 5

"Your Turn, the Q&A" — All Presenters

Question and answer time to address questions that may have arisen during the workshop that will allow more clarity on the topics discussed. These questions will be presented transparently and anonymously so the person asking will not feel exposed.

Submit Your Questions

Michael Carducci

Michael Carducci, Co-Founder, and Senior Speaker of “Coming Out” Ministries. Michael is an international ministry leader addressing his history from transgenderism; homosexual and being sexually addicted for over twenty years. Accepting Jesus Christ was the beginning of a discovery of healing, as he learned the biblical process of cleansing and restoration through a loving relationship with Jesus Christ. Michael shares his experience to help guide others to Christ as he reveals, what has helped address the brokenness of the past, and how to achieve wholeness through a solid dependance on Jesus Christ.