With his wife Traci sitting beside him on Atlanta’s Praise 97.5, Darwin Hobbs , the prolific gospel music minister testifies of his secret pain from sexual abuse from a man. Like many male victims of sexual abuse issues such as pornography, fear and most likely homosexual feelings become a lifelong struggle. But, Hobbs emphatically says, deliverance came from God. The release can only come from God himself, he says. Hobbs, alluded to this last year that he would tell his “real testimony” when God released him. We are glad the release to tell has come.
For all of you who have been damaged by the evil of sexual abuse, know that God is able to restore the years that the cankerworm has eaten away. Furthermore, you will not die but live and like Darwin Hobbs, myself and others who have had their sexual purity taken from them at an early age, you will live to declare the works of the Lord.
The thief comes but for to steal, kill and destroy, but I am come that you might have life and having it more abundantly. John 10:10
Part two of Darwin Hobbs’ moving —and confrontational— testimony: