Both the world and the church have various coping mechanisms for the strength and persistence of desire, but rarely are they particularly Christian. One of the most unifying themes I hear from them is the ragged fear that tore at their hearts. At the end of the book, I was left thinking one thing - this is the story of a genuinely courageous woman.
I felt so isolated with a deep, unfulfilled longing in my soul, and I was convinced I must be the only Christian woman who was dealing with same-sex attraction and a hidden porn addiction as a result. Yet when I arrived at the White House this morning, I was struck by the lack of safety protocols in place.
Please try again later. East Dane Designer Men's Fashion. Amy details her journey to intimacy, love, hope, freedom and fulfillment in this must-read book for anyone struggling or counseling someone in this journey. A reader at a Southern Baptist college in Mississippi shares her frustrations living as a lesbian:.
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I have tried at various times to lay out my thoughts on this issue — an issue that can be somewhat complex, and one that requires some care and precision when discussing. And others might not agree with how I am defining certain terms, or explaining certain things. Instead, it is within a loving and understanding relationship that one is able to experience safety and nurturing support.
Simply writing them off as heretics or apostates when clearly most of them are not is not really a helpful way to go. A young man that is going to college that his gay and he is a Christian. I found it to be a great book about discipleship, church life, missteps evangelicals make not only on the theme but in a variety of other areas, and singleness.
But for those who know they sin or are even tempted not sin and hate it and struggle against it, the church should reach out in love to pray, to intercede, to support, to encourage toward overcoming through Christ, just like any sin. Colleen Ochoa Aug 25, at PM.
I may not be able to choose being same-sex attracted, but I can choose what I do with it. A great easy book to read, full of hope and encouragement.