Dallas, TX – Joel 2:25 International is excited to announce the creation of a first of its kind new video-conference and support network for Ukrainians with Unwanted Same-Sex Attraction. In addition to ongoing weekly live video-conferences and online discussion forums we are actively translating the resources on our website and offering support in translating additional resources into the Ukrainian language.
Why a Ukrainian outreach?
According to World Bank estimates, the population of Ukraine was 45.5 Million in 2013. Many estimates assert that at least 3% of the general population experiences same-sex attraction. If these estimates are correct, there are potentially 1.3 Million Ukrainians who experience same-sex attraction. The 2006 Razumkov Centre survey indicates that 37% of Ukrainians identify as Christian while 62% identify as “irreligious.”
Joel 2:25’s message of hope and transformation is for ALL Ukrainians. We proclaim Christ’s redemption while offering unconditional love and providing the resources most helpful for letting go of the “homosexual” identity and finding healing.
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About Joel 2:25 International
Joel 2:25 International is a non-profit ministry organization providing a network of support groups for individuals with Same-Sex Attraction through local in-person meetings in Dallas, Texas and other major cities as well as daily, weekly, and monthly video-conferences with Small Groups consisting of individual participants.
Mission:As a Christian community, we proactively engage and affirm men and women throughout the world who experience same-sex attraction, providing ongoing prayerful support that encourages relational healing, sexual sobriety, and spiritual growth.
Vision:Our vision is to be an authentic Christian community that welcomes men and women from all nations and faiths who share common goals to grow in faith, hope, and love. We know from experience and proclaim without hesitation that the first step in experiencing real joy and happiness in this life and the next is to completely surrender our lives to God.
We continuously strengthen and empower each other to find healing for emotional and relational wounds, experience giving and receiving real Love, and living ever more assertively with authentic joy in harmony with our faith. This organization was born out of our personal experiences with the undeniable truth that emotional and relational healing is possible and that all of us are created for holiness and chastity according to our state in life.
The organization provides ongoing encouragement and ministry support for men, women, youth, and families with resources and groups meeting in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, German, Russian, and Arabic.
On a monthly basis, Joel 2:25 hosts guest speakers for in-depth topics from ministry, emotional healing, and Reparative Therapy. The organization began as a local support group in Dallas, Texas but quickly grew through video-conferencing and social media. Joel 2:25 International, Inc. was incorporated in the state of Texas on November 26, 2013 as a non-profit organization.
Via Joel 2:25 release.
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