Ask people on the street what they think Christianity stands for, and many of them will list ""anti-gay"" near the top of the list. As cultural conversation on sexuality continues to get louder, it is absolutely essential that your church know how to talk about homosexuality well and how to better love and minister to LGBT people.
This 22-page resource offers biblical reflection, wisdom from experienced pastors, and practical tips on how to balance conviction and love as you minister to LGBT people.
This Resource contains all of the following:
A Quick Guide For Action
Key points for caregiving ministry.
Talking About Homosexuality
Christians need to take steps to extend our message of healing and grace.
A Different Kind of Life
Jesus holds out for all of us the ultimate gain—a life that encompasses the final renewal of creation itself.
Entering Their World
Successful ministry to LGBT people depends on seeing life through their eyes.
Creating a Safe Environment
The church can draw LGBT brothers and sisters into a community that nurtures, strengthens and gives hope.
When a Child Comes Out
How to respond to a son or daughter who is grappling with homosexuality.
When a Spouse Says, "I'm Gay"
Determine the extent of the behavior and be ready with an action plan.
Combining Conviction and Compassion
Homosexuality is not God's design, but a reflection of the broken sinfulness of humanity.