Shawn Derritt is a husband, a father of two, a counselor, and a Christian recording artist. He is also struggling with homosexuality.

It’s a struggle he’s had since his youth.

He recently sat down with The Christian Post to talk about his music and how he has been wrestling with homosexuality even while married to his wife, a woman he described as “the greatest example of God’s unconditional love.”

Derritt, who holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Kansas, had always been an avid churchgoer and a worship leader while growing up. During his youth, he struggled with same-sex desires but it wasn’t until he was in his early 20s that he began act on them.

“I loved God with all my heart but did not know how to walk away from the struggle or walk away from the sin,” he said.

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