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Webinar: Parenting Queer Kids

Speakers: Pei, John, Bill, and Tonya
A conversation with Christian parents about the joys & challenges of raising and relating to their LGBTQ children

Q&A: Intersex and Transgender Experiences

By Lianne Simon and Allison

Q: “When in relationship with a person who desires to see Scriptural proof to ‘accept’ intersex people, how do you handle this, and do you have references for them?”

A: I have been told that intersex is a result of the Fall.

A Christian Response to Intersex

By Lianne Simon
Jennifer Anne Cox wrote this book as an evangelical response to intersex. Her message to evangelical Christians is this: the Gospel is as much for someone with an intersex condition as it is for you. Stop abusing these people.

Learning to Love Better

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.

I’m Going With Crazy

By Tim Timmerman
Five radical ways the church can provide real community for the sexual and gender minorities in their midst.

How Good and Pleasant It Is!

By Stefie Dominguez
Being fully known and truly loved should be a central component of Christian community. But far too many sexual minorities in the church have risked opening themselves up—in the hope of being fully known—and not experienced being truly loved.

Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party

Reviewed by Shannon Beeby
Set in in the microcosm of a pool party for the teenage son of a Midwestern megachurch pastor, Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party takes a macrocosmic look at the questions and concerns that confront many faith communities.

“A Letter to My Congregation” by Ken Wilson

Reviewed by Tim Otto

I just counted the books on my selves about faith and homosexuality: I have 51. I also just finished reading Ken Wilson’s A Letter to My Congregation: An Evangelical Pastor’s Path to Embracing People Who Are Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender into the Company of Jesus (David Crumm Media, 2014).