Rev. Mike Riley
has been involved with ex-gay ministry since 1974.He has served as senior pastor of Church of the Open Door in San Rafael, California, since 1979. EXODUS
: What was your reaction when [the ex-gay ministry] Love In Action came into the church here? Mike Riley
: When [former homosexual] Frank Worthen joined our fellowship, I was working with the college group and Sunday school, so I didn't have a lot of time to think about it.
...Other pastors preparing to launch an ex-gay ministry in their church can contact Mike Riley at Church of the Open Door, 2130 Fourth Street, San Rafael, CA 94901; phone: 415-459-1980.Mike
is the author of A Pastor's Perspective on Ex-Gay Ministry, a booklet available in the Exodus "Resource" center on this website.