Guiding Families of LGBT+ Loved Ones: Fifth Edition



Guiding Families of LGBT+ Loved Ones: Fifth Edition offers a relationally honoring, biblically sound path forward for parents and families of LGBT+ loved ones and pastors walking alongside them. Since the first edition published six years ago, many lives have been saved, countless 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.

Guiding Families of LGBT+ Loved Ones: Fifth Edition is by far 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 with LGBT+ loved ones.

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You are pre-ordering Guiding Families of LGBT+ Loved Ones: Fifth Edition set to be published on June 6, 2023. Your order will ship between June 6-10, 2023. Expected delivery time: 6-10 days from ship date!

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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