Intersecting Faith and Family – Sexuality and Gender

On November 2, 2018 Children’s Ministry Director Lisa Updike and Youth Pastor John Kidd hosted a parenting seminar on sexuality and gender. Below are a few resources for you to consider as you seek to shepherd your children in the home and wrestle with decisions concerning talking to your children about sexuality and gender.

Parent seminar recordings:
Click HERE for John speaking on gender identity.

Click HERE for Lisa speaking on how to talk to kids about sexuality and sex.
For resources on talking with your children about sexuality click HERE.

Short Booklets to consider:
Explaining LGBTQ+ Identity to Your Child: Biblical Guidance and Wisdom, by Tim Geiger
Transgender: Christian Compassion, Convictions and Wisdom for Today’s Big Issues (Talking Points), by Vaughn Roberts
Homosexuality: Speaking the Truth in Love, by Edward Welch

Books to consider:
Is God Anti-Gay? And Other Questions about Homosexuality, the Bible and Same-Sex Attraction (Questions Christians Ask), by Sam Allberry
What Does the Bible Really Teach about Homosexuality?, by Kevin DeYoung
Anchoring Your Child to God’s Truth In a Gender Confused Culture, by Dr. Gary Yagel

Helpful website:
Harvest USA ministry

For consideration but not recommended sources of truth:
The Center for Faith, Sexuality, and Gender
Revoice Conference
Jeffery Marsh TEDx Talk