Resources for parents

Webinar: Parenting Queer Kids

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

Think Different

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…

Not About Me

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.

More Resources for Parents

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

In Praise of Theological Tensions

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.

More Resources for Pastors

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

A Testimony that Hurts and Heals: A Review of “Pray Away”

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.

I Prefer Belonging

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.

How the LGBTQ Community Is Saving the Church

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?”

Naked at 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.

More Resources for LGBTQ+ Christians

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.