Our Story & Inspiration
According to recent Gallup studies, over 70% of Christian men and 30% of Christian women view porn regularly. We can no longer turn our heads and close our eyes to the pandemic and reality of people living in shame, loneliness and suffering.
Mercy and Redemption
Most of the Church and its leaders do not know where to share the deeply personal and relational pain addiction to pornography causes. The truth is our brokenness does not separate us from the love of God but connects us to His love. Freedom, healing, and transformation come when we have a safe place to get honest and share our stories and suffering.
As a pastor, husband and father, David lived in secrecy. Ten years of childhood abuse precipitated a battle with a concealed pornography addiction lasting 29 years. Out of God's mercy, his secret was exposed, thus leading him to a place of total surrender in the embrace of the Heavenly Father.
Through the love and support of four Christian brothers and a faithful wife, David began the course toward recovery and the journey of healing. He found he could be completely vulnerable with the deepest and scariest secrets of his life, rooted in post-traumatic stress from years of childhood sexual abuse. David and Elizabeth's journey of redemption in the face of marital pain and betrayal gives them courage and authority for their ministry calling.
Truenorth406 Ministries is a messenger and facilitator of the genuine HOPE for healing in the church and her leaders impacted by the social pandemic of sexual and relational brokenness.
Elizabeth is a wife, mother, friend, guide, coach, mentor, counselor, pastor's wife, business professional, Living Waters coordinator, Co-Founder, and Executive Director of TrueNorth406 Ministries.
Elizabeth will lead the strategic development of TrueNorth406 Ministries. The following goals are currently under construction; a complete ministry plan for 2021, developing year-round offerings for relational healing and personal counseling based in and for the local church. Truenorth406 is a donor-funded ministry. Elizabeth will write grants and network with local and Northwest church leaders and individuals to raise financial support for TrueNorth406 ministries.
Isaiah 61 is Elizabeth's life chapter and inform's the commitment she has to offer safe places for transformational healing and wholeness. Her calling to journey with the brokenhearted was birthed out of her story of healing and redemption. She is known for her testimony of profound marital healing through God's kindness and mercy and their church family.
David Halliburton is a member of the National Council for Desert Stream Ministries, where the Living Waters program, founded 40 years ago, has a proven reputation. This program, always based in the local church, is now on every continent. Living Waters is a 20-week experiential discipleship ministry providing a foundation for a lifetime process of healing.
As a pastor at Hope Church in Kalispell, Montana, David equips other church leaders and pastors to launch Living Waters programs in their communities, promotes regional gatherings, and encourages participation at national training conferences. To read more about David's story, check out his piece in the Living Waters 2018 annual newsletter.