Resources for parents
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
By John Seel
Life is spherical. It is lived in 3D. It is better understood from lived experience than from abstractions. It is messy, provisional, and intrinsically relational. These are the guiding insights of millennials…
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 Brad and Drew Harper
Space at the Table: Conversations Between an Evangelical Theologian and His Gay Son invites readers into the messy mixture of love and fear that both father and son experienced throughout the coming out process.
Your kid—and/or their friends—have come out as LGBTQ+. You want to understand, to respond lovingly, and to engage all involved in a conversation that keeps the channels of communication open. The resources below can provide the kind of insight you’re looking for.
Resources for pastors
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 Gregory Coles
The genius of Christian unity, of the body of Christ acting like a body composed of different parts, is that we become wiser and more whole in fellowship with each other. Our tensions, like tendons, make us able to reach in multiple directions without tearing apart.
Speakers: Bethany, Henry, and Peter
Meet three Jesus followers who are living a vocation of celibacy.
By Andrew Marin
Recent research reveals that 76 percent of LGBT people who have left the church are open to returning to their faith community.
By Logan Paiste
You’re a Christian leader who holds the traditional view of sexuality, but you want to be a safe, loving person for LGBTQ folks like myself.
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 …
Resources for LGBTQ+ Christians
By Tim Otto
In these divided times, as many of us double down in our ideological camps, the new movie Pray Away (Netflix) offers a refreshing alternative by portraying people who not only realize they’ve been terribly wrong but who are also willing to admit it publicly.
Speakers: Casey Pick, Darren Calhoun, Bridget Eileen Rivera, and Myles Markham
A conversation about recent federal nondiscrimination policy decisions and their real-world implications
By John Betten
In the debate about queer sexuality in the church, queer people often feel as if our existence is denied when others talk as if there are no real gay Christians, or when homosexuality is dismissed as something like a mental illness or sinful mistake.
By Bill White
“What do you think is the value in LGBT people naming and defining their sexuality? How is that helpful or harmful for the heterosexual majority community and the church?”
By Derek Kaser
Can people get naked at your church? Can they bare everything and still be accepted without hesitation?
Fear not—I’m not suggesting we should make room for streakers at church. I’m talking about emotional nakedness.
If you’re a Christian who identifies as LGBTQIA+ looking for a wide range of thoughtful voices on the relationship between faith, sexuality and gender, our resources—which focus on honoring our own and others’ experiences—offer a wealth of mature, nuanced voices.