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Book responds to claim that homosexual relationships are biblically sanctioned

June 13, 2014 By: Tom Coy Category: Religious Perspective, Resources

May 5, 2014

A new book edited by Southern Seminary president R. Albert Mohler Jr. refutes the claim that “homosexual orientation and committed same-sex relationships are consistent with a “high view” of the Bible and evangelical Christianity.” The new SBTS Press e-book, God and the Gay Christian? A Response to Matthew Vines is free.

Jeff Bennion addresses questions about Journey into Manhood weekend

April 25, 2014 By: Tom Coy Category: Resources, Sexual Orientation Change Efforts

March 10, 2014

The following excerpts are from the blog “Personal thoughts on the Journey into Manhood weekend” on the North Star website: … “My discussion here is confined to these three important points: (a) what are some reasons I should go, or what things can I expect to learn or gain from the weekend, (b) what red flags are there that could mean I’m not ready, or this won’t be a good experience for me?, or that I don’t need to go/won’t benefit from it, and (c) what expectations should I have for the weekend and–even more importantly–the time following it? In other words, will the weekend really change me, and how? (more…)

Liberal bigots cause author to pull book on homosexuality from Amazon

January 30, 2014 By: Tom Coy Category: Gay Politics, Resources

January 7, 2014

The following excerpts are from the article “Homosexual Lobby on the Attack Again” written by Cliff Kincaid and published on Accuracy In Media: … “The Maybe He’s Not Gay book ‘seeks to tell kids the truth about homosexual behavior,’ [Linda Harvey] says. It explains in a conversational tone why no one is born homosexual, the health risks associated with the lifestyle, and factors which may lead to same sex attractions.”

… “But Harvey tells Accuracy in Media she asked the publisher to pull her book from Amazon because it “had attracted the usual ‘gay’ mob with ad hominem attacks and even numerous review[er]s that admitted they had not read the book.” She said, “They just wanted to attack the idea of a book for kids, and me personally.” (more…)

PFOX publishes recommended reading list on homosexuality

June 27, 2013 By: Tom Coy Category: Resources

April 16, 2013

Following is PFOX’s recommended reading list:

A Parent’s Guide to Preventing Homosexuality by Joseph and Linda Nicolosi
This gem of a book by therapist Dr. Joseph Nicolosi and his wife, Linda Nicolosi, answers your questions on the whys and hows of homosexuality. It is written in a common sense compassionate manner and describes some insightful cases. The book is not limited to reading by parents by any means. An alternative title could be, “Everything you always wondered about homosexuality, but didn’t know who to ask.”

Pursuing Sexual Wholeness: How Jesus Heals the Homosexual by Andrew Comiskey
Help for Christians who struggle with homosexuality and for those who minister to them. (more…)

LDS sexual orientation change therapists launch a new website

April 05, 2013 By: Tom Coy Category: Religious Perspective, Resources, Sexual Orientation Change Efforts

March 29, 2013

The new website is The website offers “an expansive section on how homosexuality seems to develop, including comments from well known experts on the topic of sexual orientation” and “descriptions of the therapeutic approach that is helping men resolve issues underlying their same-sex attractions, and thereby often diminish the attractions themselves.” Link to a Christian News Wire article on the website.

Evergreen has a new website

March 04, 2013 By: Tom Coy Category: Religious Perspective, Resources

February 10, 2013

Evergreen is the Latter-Day Saints ministry to those with unwanted same-sex attractions. It appears that the leadership in the Latter-Day Saints denomination had been in serious discussions over the issue of homosexuality in 2012. A link on the new site’s front page contains an interview with Elder D. Todd Christofferson giving information about the website and the Mormon Church’s position on homosexuality. Some excerpts: “We’re not endeavoring here to try to cover the waterfront and address every issue that could be, and needs to be, addressed in different settings relating to same-sex attraction. But the idea is to open us, all of us, to greater understanding. And you’ll hear stories and experiences from quite a diversity of people and backgrounds and perceptions. They’re genuine; they’re real; they’re authentic. (more…)