After being repeatedly molested as a child, Joe Dallas entered the gay lifestyle. Dallas tells Dr. David Kyle Foster on the "Pure Passion Podcast" that he began doing pornography as early as elementary school.
"After I was molested, I thought God was watching," Dallas says. "I just didn't think He cared. I was hoping that if I could get His attention, maybe He would notice me and do something to either put me in a more loving environment or give me the strength to say no this or somehow race me through my childhood and skip to the years where I could be on my own."
He even became an activist in the gay church (churches that affirm homosexuality). But in that dark place, God opened his eyes to the false gospel he was believing.
"All the time there was a nagging voice saying, 'You're kidding yourself,'" he says. "And I would shove that down and do what I wanted to do until in January of 1984, God, I think very quietly, was convicting me and drawing me back because I was so hungry and restless."
To contact us or to submit an article, click here.
Get Charisma's best content delivered right to your inbox! Never miss a big news story again. Click here to subscribe to the Charisma News newsletter.
Five ways to deepen your relationship with God, increase your faith and save money!
- Deepen Your Relationship with God with a FREE eCourse: Click Here to view all of our free e-Courses. Favorite topics include Fear, Forgiveness, Holy Spirit, Supernatural, and How to Hear God.
- Super Discounts and Close-Out Specials: Click Here to view all our bundles and close-out specials and save up to 86%! Prayer, Holy Spirit, Anointing, the Supernatural and more.
- God Wants to Anoint Women Now: Rise up and enter the anointing of Deborah, Anna, Esther, Ruth and Hannah. You were called to go higher. Click Here to learn more.
- Change Your Atmosphere and Circumstances Through Prayer! John Eckhardt's prayer bundle gives you six powerful books to help you pray and change any situation. Click Here.
- HUGE Bible Sale!: Click Here to save up to 50% off a great selection of Bibles. Plus, get a free gift with each order!
Attention Pastors and Leaders: Leadership training and development are crucial for success. Enroll in a FREE 1-hour leadership mini-course by Dr. Mark Rutland. View Details