Daren and Rhoda married December 11, 2005 and now have two children. Together Daren and Rhoda serve in ministry equipping, teaching, and ministering the transforming power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Daren and Rhoda, lead by the Holy Spirit, both came out of the LGBTQ community and married in 2005. Their journey of healing and discipleship in Jesus Christ included 14 years of increasing intimacy with Jesus while serving in their home church.

Daren is serving in the role of Associate Director at Agape First Ministries and responsible for the operations of the organization.

Daren joined Agape First Ministries to further the mission to make Jesus famous, to bring the healing power of God to others through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Rhoda is a trained prayer counselor and intercessor and serves on the prayer team.

Daren is also Associate Pastor of Warroad Community Church where he enjoys serving the church through pastoral care, teaching and preaching, and oversees church operations. Daren hosts the Better Love (betterlove.com) Marriage Conference twice a year at Warroad Community Church to help married couples draw closer to each other and God.

Email: Daren @ agapefirstministries.org

Visit www.voiceofthevoiceless.info and www.madefreeministries.org for more info!

 

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LGBT Doctrines Part 7 – Sanctification Part 1

LGBT Doctrines Part 7 – Sanctification Part 1

In this series about LGBT Doctrines we’ve been reviewing different doctrines surrounding the LGBT+ ideas. We have recently been discussing Side B “Gay Christianity” (Celibate) and contrasting the common doctrines against what scripture says. Today we will be talking about sanctification, it’s intersection with holiness, righteousness, and our salvation. What is sanctification? How does it work in the repentant individual who desires to leave behind the LGBT identity and lifestyle? Does God transform hearts and minds? To what degree? Is it just about our behaviors? Is grace there to prevent us from sinning? These and more discussed today.

Daren Mehl on Dr. J Show

Daren Mehl on Dr. J Show

Former homosexuals, individuals that have unwanted same-sex attraction, and the families of these truly marginalized people. He is a former homosexual who now lives as a disciple of Jesus and has received healing through Jesus. Mehl shares his testimony of coming out of a gay Christian lifestyle to live faithfully in marriage with his wife Rhoda of 18 years.

Calling Evil Good – Our Response to Andy Stanley

Calling Evil Good – Our Response to Andy Stanley

The Bible warns of a time when society will call evil good, and good evil. It seems as though we are living in such times. In this episode we will break down Andy Stanley’s recent statements regarding same-sex attractions and offer a response based on the Bible and our own experiences of finding freedom from sexual brokenness. #andystanleyheresy

The Meeting House Interview

The Meeting House Interview

Daren Mehl shares his testimony of coming out of the gay identity and lifestyle as a Christian on The Meeting House podcast with Bob Crittenden. Aired on Faith Radio June 22nd, 2023.

The Hope Report – Daren Interview

The Hope Report – Daren Interview

June is both a month of intense warfare for Daren Mehl and a time to thank God for the radical rescue mission that saved him. Years ago, Daren and his future wife were both same-sex attracted – but one touch of the Holy Spirit changed everything. They repented and turned toward a journey of healing and discipleship in Jesus!Today, Daren serves as Associate Pastor of Warroad Community Church and is Associate Director of Agape First Ministries, an organization that helps people struggling with sexual and gender identity while standing for Biblical truth. Join us for Daren’s powerful testimony.

Live and Love More: A Born-Again Marriage: A Testimony Not Allowed To Be Heard

Live and Love More: A Born-Again Marriage: A Testimony Not Allowed To Be Heard

Some loving marriage stories are not being told but are being erased and censored from the public square, even being made criminal. The hope we have in Christ for a transformed heart and renewed mind which proves abundant life in a loving marriage is being attacked and labeled as evil today. Jesus brought together two very unlikely people in a marriage that survived great testing and trials, attacked by popular culture and criticized as a fraud.

Bible News Radio – Stacy Harp interviews Daren Mehl

Bible News Radio – Stacy Harp interviews Daren Mehl

Bible News Radio host Stacy Lynn Harp interviews Daren Mehl of Voice of the Voiceless. (Also Missionary and Associate Director with Agape First Ministries.) Voice of the Voiceless is a non-profit organization whose mission is to defend the rights of people who are virtually never given a voice in the public square, and — in fact — often told that they don’t exist or are lying: Former homosexuals, individuals that have unwanted same-sex attraction, and the families of these truly marginalized people.

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