Loving Your LGBTQ+ Neighbor: A Resource Guide

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September 27, 2022

Love is love. Gender is fluid. Trans rights are human rights.

These are all phrases we see every day. Whether in the news, social media, or on a sign in a business window, the conversations surrounding the LGBTQ+ community are everywhere. As a church, knowing how to respond and navigate these conversations and our convictions can be challenging. However, we know that as believers, we are called to share and show the love of Christ to ALL PEOPLE because we are all created by God. So, how can we do both?

We have taken some time to compile resources for you and for you to share with others. We hope they will be helpful to each of you as you navigate this topic and conversations.


WATCH
Is Christianity Homophobic? Featuring Rebecca McLaughlin – https://bit.ly/3BwRTmm

You’ve probably seen the yard signs that say, “Love is love.” Or maybe you’ve seen a flag flying outside one of your neighborhood businesses encouraging us to support gay rights. Well, is that saying true? And should we support gay rights? Today we will have a conversation with Dr. Rebecca McLaughlin where we’ll tackle some of these tough questions and learn how to show love to our LGBTQ+ neighbors and friends.

Gay Girl Good God, Featuring Jackie Hill Perry – https://bit.ly/3BFlqdt

On this episode of “The Link,” Pastor Chris Brooks is joined by author, speaker, and poet, Jackie Hill Perry to have a conversation about same-sex attraction, temptation, and loving those who identify as a part of the LBGTQ+ community, all while pointing to a Savior who loves sinners and a Gospel that transforms.

 

What is Gender Identity? Featuring John Stonestreet – https://bit.ly/3DTaTON

Our culture’s conversations around human sexuality seem to be at an all-time high. With our culture saying gender is fluid and who we love or are sleeping with is no one’s concern, the questions surrounding how we respond are becoming more complicated to answer. On this episode of The Link, joining Pastor Chris Brooks is John Stonestreet of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview to have a conversation about how we hold true to our Biblical convictions while also showing the grace and love Jesus did to the world around us.

 

READ

Confronting Christianity by Rebecca McLaughlin – https://amzn.to/3cA4Ymk
The Secular Creed by Rebecca McLaughlin – https://amzn.to/3R9Zaiz

Holier Than Thou by Jackie Hill Perry – https://tinyurl.com/2p8azc96

Gay Girl Good God by Jackie Hill Perry – https://tinyurl.com/4fvdv583

Same-Sex Marriage Marriage by John Stonestreet – https://amzn.to/3xFPYec
A Practical Guide to Culture by John Stonestreet – https://amzn.to/3xFPYec

What God Says About Our Bodies by Sam Allberry – https://amzn.to/3ri4NjD

Is God Anti-Gay? by Sam Allberry – https://amzn.to/3f4NoaZ

 

LISTEN

A Christ-like Response to Pride Month – Equipped with Chris Brooks – https://bit.ly/3LHF8tR

The Secular Creed -Equipped with Chris Brooks – https://bit.ly/3SqMe8k