GLBTQA and/or Christian? Here are some resources.

Are you a Christian who is exploring your sexual identity? Or are you a GLBTQA person questioning your Christian faith? Here are some resources that celebrate your unique body and spirit.

 

Coming Out Spiritually by Christian de la Huerta

“In these times of dramatic social change, when the highly charged issue of homosexuality is undeniably causing controversy in many arenas–religion, marriage, politics, education, the military–Christian de la Huerta, offers a fresh outlook on gay spirituality and how to assert it.”

Swinging on the Garden Gate: A Spiritual Memoir by Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew

Of course I’m biased here! Swinging is my journey to discover God’s unique and blessed creation in my bisexual body. I hope this personal story touches on universal truths about how human sexuality, in all its forms, is a divine gift.

Taking a Chance on God by John J. McNeill

“Taking a Chance on God explores how lesbians and gay men can claim both a positive gay identity and a fulfilling life of Christian faith.”

 

 

 

Unnatural: Spiritual Resiliency in Queer Christian Women by Rachel Murr

“‘Unnatural:’ Spiritual Resiliency in Queer Christian Women is a compilation of research, interviews and memoir, an exploration of the experiences of women who have fought to hold onto their faith and the personal growth they experienced along the way.”

 

Pastrix: The Cranky Beautiful Faith of a Sinner & Saint by Nadia Bolz Weber

“Using life stories — from living in a hopeful-but-haggard commune of slackers to surviving the wobbly chairs and war stories of a group for recovering alcoholics, from her unusual but undeniable spiritual calling to pastoring a notorious con artist — Nadia uses stunning narrative and poignant honesty to portray a woman who is both deeply faithful and deeply flawed, giving hope to the rest of us along the way.”

Evolving in Monkey Town: How a Girl Who Knew All the Answers Learned to Ask the Questions by Rachel Held Evans

“Using as an illustration her own spiritual journey from certainty, through doubt, to faith, Evans adds a unique perspective to the ongoing dialogue about postmodernism and the church that has so captivated the Christian community in recent years. In a changing cultural environment where new ideas threaten the safety and security of the faith, Evolving in Monkey Town is a fearlessly honest story of survival.”