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Coming Out of Homosexuality

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Do you want God's will for your life -- but struggle with gay or lesbian desires? The authors of this book understand your dilemma. This is not a theoretical book: it is a practical guide for people struggling with same-sex desires. You'll find answers to your questions about what it means to be a man or woman, how your past relates to your present tensions, how biblical p ...more
Paperback, 210 pages
Published December 21st 1993 by IVP Books
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Bethany Joy
I've been trying to read a variety of books on the subject matter of the GLBT community and the church. This one was pointed very much at persons within the community who want to "be healed" not only of participating in same-sex relationships, but of desires/attractions in that area. I thought for people who are open to that idea, and feel a need/desire to move away from the GLBT community, it could be helpful or hopeful. However, I am not convinced that many people involved in the GLBT communit ...more
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Nov 13, 2013 Patrick S. rated it really liked it
Not being gay, I'm not sure how useful this may be. The author does include many personal stories to help illustrate his point. I enjoyed the straightforward approach and the approach of a hyperactive turn-or-burn mentality to be not there. That is not to say that homosexuality is talked about as sin that a person needs to repent of.

However, after seeing reviews of books and programs like this, there is definitely misinformation on both sides and that's because people allow their emotions to be
Aug 09, 2011 Aaron rated it did not like it
A well-meaning book intended to help someone deny themselves completely for fear of going to hell. I thought it was a good idea at the time... bluh! Do yourself a favor and realize that God made you the way you are for a reason and there's no reason undo His doings.
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