Joel Barrett had it all; a wife, three children, and his successful career as a Baptist pastor. He was respected and revered within his conservative, fundamentalist Christian community. But Joel had a secret that if exposed would ruin his life; he was gay and had always known he was. Follow Joel in this bold and revelatory memoir about his challenging and colorful journey to freedom and acceptance. This is a must-read for survivors of religious abuse or conversion therapy and anyone who wants to live authentically not controlled by fear or shame.