Recommended Reading

*The information in these books and resources reflect the opinion of the author and is not to be seen as the official position of the C&MA in Canada.

 

Ethics & Scripture

Bauckham, Richard. God and the Crisis of Freedom: Biblical and Contemporary Perspectives. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2002.

Gagnon, Robert A. Homosexuality and the Bible: Two Views. Fortress Press, 2009.

The Bible and Homosexual Practice: Texts and Hermeneutics. Abingdon Press, 2002.

Grant, Jonathan. Divine Sex. Baker Publishing Group, 2015.

Grenz, Stanley. Welcoming But Not Affirming: An Evangelical Response to Homosexuality. Westminster John Knox Press, 1998.

Hays, Richard. The Moral Vision of the New Testament. New York: HarperOne, 1996.

Jones, Stanton L., and Mark A. Yarhouse. Homosexuality: The Use of Scientific Research in the Church’s Moral Debate. IVP Academic, 2000.

Kuehne, Dale. Sex and the world: Rethinking Relationship Beyond and Age of Individualism. Baker Publishing Group, 2009.

Webb, William J. Slaves, Women & Homosexuals: Exploring the Hermeneutics of Cultural Analysis. First Edition ed. IVP Academic, 2001.

Wojtyla, Karol. Man and Woman He Created Them: A Theology of the Body. Pauline Books & Media, 2006.

 

Pastoral Care – Same-Sex Attraction

Bergner, Mario. Setting Love in Order: Hope and Healing for the Homosexual. Baker Books, 1995.

Dallas, Joe. Desires in Conflict: Hope for Men Who Struggle With Sexual Identity. Upd Sub ed. Harvest House Publishers, 2003.

Fortson, S. Donald, and Rollin Gene Grams. Unchanging Witness: The Consistent Christian Teaching on Homosexuality in Scripture and Tradition. B & H Academic, 2106.

Hallman, Janelle. The Heart of Female Same-Sex Attraction: A Comprehensive Counseling Resource. IVP Books, 2008.

Hill, Wesley. Washed and Waiting: Reflections on Christian Faithfulness and Homosexuality. Zondervan, 2010.

Hill, Wesley. Spiritual Friendship. Grand Rapids: Brazos Press, 2015.

Thompson, Chad W. Loving Homosexuals as Jesus Would: A Fresh Christian Approach. Reprinted ed. Brazos Press, 2004.

Paris, Jenell Williams. The End of Sexual Identity: Why Sex is Too Important to Define Who We Are. IVP Books, 2011.

Yarhouse, Mark A. Understanding Sexual Identity: A Resource for Youth Ministry. Zondervan, 2013.

Yarhouse, Mark A. Homosexuality and the Christian: A Guide for Parents, Pastors, and Friends. Bethany House Publishers, 2010.

 

Pastoral Care – Sexual Addiction

Carnes, Patrick. Don’t Call It Love: Recovery from Sexual Addiction. New York: Bantam Books, 1991.

Cusick, Michael John. Surfing for God: Discovering the Divine Desire beneath Sexual Struggle. Nashville, TN: T. Nelson, 2012.

Ferree, Marnie C. No Stones: Women Redeemed from Sexual Addiction. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books, 2010.

Yarhouse, Mark A. Understanding gender dysphoria: navigating transgender issues in a changing culture. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2015.

For Spouses:

Carnes, Stefanie. Mending a Shattered Heart: A Guide for Partners of Sex Addicts. Carefree, AZ: Gentle Path Press, 2011.

 

Articles

Hannon, Michael W. Against Heterosexuality. First Things, http://www.firstthings.com/article/2014/03/against-heterosexuality.

Responses to Books with a Counter Viewpoint:

Torn, by Justin Lee:

God and the Gay Christian, by Matthew Vines:

Generous Spaciousness, by Wendy Gritter

 

Helpful Ministries

Sexual and Relational Wholeness:  Journey Canada: journeycanada.org

Women and Sexual Addiction:  Dirty Girls:dirtygirlsministries.com

Pornography Addiction:  Triple XXX church: xxxchurch.com

 

 

*The information in these books and resources reflect the opinion of the author and is not to be seen as the official position of the C&MA in Canada.