Ann Phillips, who is a former Exodus local group leader and former women’s program director at the Exodus flagship live-in program Love In Action, will speak at the gay-friendly Evangelicals Concerned women’s retreat July 25-27, 2007 in Orange, Calif.
For 10 years, Phillips spoke and led workshops on behalf of the ex-gay movement, claiming to teach the causes of homosexuality and offering claims of change.
However, after ten years of having “all the answers,” Ann realized that God had not placed a period at the end of her now well-known testimony nor her life. Thus, she began the journey of trying to live the questions.
Despite the change in her life, Phillips is still advertised as a “former lesbian” by the conservative Christian website Leadership University. Her ex-gay testimony — written when she was on staff at LIA — is still on this website. The site’s ex-gay content appears to have been written mostly in 1998 and has not been updated significantly since 2002. (LeadershipU is an offshoot of Campus Crusade for Christ.)
Evangelicals Concerned (EC) describes itself as a nationwide ministry which encourages and affirms lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered Christians in their faith. It organizes small groups, bible studies, social activities and other events in many North American cities.