Guiding Families of LGBT+ Loved Ones: Fifth Edition



DIGITAL EDITION AVAILABLE | Guiding Families of LGBT+ Loved Ones: Fifth Edition is now available in a digital-only version through Amazon. Click here to access the Kindle edition.

Guiding Families: Fifth Edition offers a biblically sound, relationally honoring care plan for parents and families of LGBT+ loved ones and pastors walking with them. Since the first edition was published in 2017, lives have been saved, family relationships have been preserved or restored, and LGBT+ people of all ages have come to Christ! Every story of impact has encouraged us to continue improving this resource.

The Fifth Edition is our most comprehensive edition yet! With 227 pages of enhanced, reader-friendly design and new content built on two decades of experience, both first-time and returning readers will find this new edition a welcome companion on their journey.

Save Time and Money | Reading the Fifth Edition is equivalent to 5-10 hours of counseling at a fraction of the time and expense.

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LEADERS | Equip your entire team and maintain copies on-hand for the moment that parents need crucial guidance. It could save a life! Order in bulk today.

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Great for:

  • Christian parents, family members and relatives of LGBT+ loved ones
  • Parent and other small group study resource
  • Pastors and ministry teams seeking to enhance care for LGBT+ individuals and their families
  • Seminaries seeking to educate masters and doctoral students on biblically-sound LGBT+ inclusion and care
  • Staff, faculty and board members of Christian schools, universities and camps
  • Executive leaders seeking to train and equip your board and ministry team
  • Christian counselors and pastoral care staff who provide direct care for LGBT+ people and their families
  • Specialty topic series resource for your faith community

Guiding Families seeks to eliminate family rejection in this generation…

Examples of content:

  • Understanding risks LGBT+ youth face (family rejection, bullying, suicidality, and homelessness)
  • Expanded content on gender identity (trans and non-binary identities, gender dysphoria, transitioning)
  • Real life profiles from LGBT+ young people and their parents
  • Powerful insights from our nationwide parent survey
  • Practical tips for life stages and events (coming out, dating, weddings, family gatherings)
  • Fostering healthy conversations about faith and identity (with LGBT+ loved ones, younger siblings, other family members, when friends ask)
  • Guidance on prayer and supplication to bless LGBT+ loved ones  — and you as a parent or family member