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.

Unintended Consequences: A review of “For They Know Not What They Do” —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.

Webinar: Parenting Queer Kids

Webinar: Gender Exploration, Identity, and Expression in the Body of Christ

Webinar: Christian, Queer and Celibate

Webinar: Gay Marriage in the Body of Christ

Webinar: Gender, Jesus, and the Body of Christ

Think Different —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…

What Are Christians to Do with Those Pesky Gay Children?  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.”

“Sex Difference in Christian Theology” by Megan K. DeFranza

A Name Better than Sons and Daughters: A Review of the Curriculum “Fearfully and Wonderfully Made”

Not About Me —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.

Q&A: Intersex and Transgender Experiences

“How Can the Church Love You Better?” A gay Christian responds

LGBT Inclusion Isn’t about Sex: An interview with evangelical ethicist David Gushee

Generous Spaciousness: Wendy Gritter

Ken Wilson: “It’s Time for Pastors to Step Up”

I Prefer Belonging

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The Gift That Comes with the Need

By Tim Timmerman

I have received a gift of faith in Christ, and a gift of being a sexual adult male. For those like myself who can find they are sexually attracted to their own gender, navigating the water where religious and sexual conviction meet can be quite tricky.

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.