By Cheryl Miller and Shannon Deer
Employers who hire overcomers often gain a remarkably resilient employee who can change their business for the better.
Reviewed by Matthew Watson
In her new curriculum, theologian Dr. Megan DeFranza shows herself to be a master storyteller, thoughtfully introducing and weaving the stories of those who do not fit the male-female gender binary.
By James A. Cates
A review of No Longer Strangers by Gregory Coles
We all want to be “me.” Unique. Different from everyone else. But not too different. Not so different that others might see us as eccentric.
Reviewed by Bridget Eileen Rivera
Daniel Karslake’s most recent documentary uses the power of personal stories paired with expert testimony to explore the real-world impact of anti-LGBTQ teaching.
Speakers: Jonathan, Pei, Bill, and Tonya
A conversation with Christian parents about the joys & challenges of raising and relating to their LGBTQ children
Speakers: Bethany, Henry, and Peter
Meet three Jesus followers who are living a vocation of celibacy.
Speakers: Tom & Eufemio and Patti & Sue
A conversation with two same-sex married couples who love Jesus
Speakers: Allison, Lianne Simon, and David Andrew
A conversation with Christians who have transgender or intersex experiences
By Lindsey and Sarah
Amid significant discussions about how churches relate to LGBT people, many people wonder whether churches that teach traditional sexual ethics can love LGBT people well. Part of the question relates to how people understand
By Dr. Ron Sider
In 2017, I was a participant in a two-day Oriented to Love (OTL) dialogue. These dialogues bring together 12 committed Christians who represent a wide range of views on LGBTQ issues in the church.
By Veronica Timbers
Here are some practical applications for pushing back against the harm of the Nashville Statement and taking collective action toward justice. Just for fun, I will use “The Statement’s” format to present my ideas for a collective—and active—rebuttal.
By Jon Carlson
The last week of August, while the floodwaters were rising in Houston, the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood released a statement “declaring once again the true story of the world and of our place in it—particularly as male and female.” Over fourteen articles, the authors offer a series of “affirmations” and “denials” regarding theological, philosophical, and psychological questions pertaining to LGBTQ+ individuals.
By Dan Kaser
Gay children—rather than being people the church should turn out—are among the most disenfranchised members of our society. We might even call them “the least of these.”
By Shae Washington
“See me as a whole person, not as an issue.”
This is how I began my response to a question posed by a fellow participant at a recent Oriented to Love dialogue.
Our resources allow Christian leaders to access the voices of a wide variety of queer Christians. Regardless of your theological position—or confusion—on these matters, we invite you to use these resources to deepen your insights into those you may be serving …
By Chelsen Vicari
Let’s get all the cards out on the table. I am a proud, full-fledged member of the conservative pro-family movement.
By James Cates
A Christian dialogue on sexual diversity conjures vivid images, I am sure, for any person considering such an oxymoron. And yet the interactions at Oriented to Love demonstrate that our imaginations only limit what God can do.