Hearts & Minds
Talking to Christians about Homosexuality
Most people, Christian and non-Christian alike are shocked to find out that Jesus himself said noth- ing either for or against homosexuality. And it is this thorny little detail that you will never hear mentioned in a conservative Church. Because ministers frequent- ly tell people that Jesus was against homosexuality, their followers assume there is a sound Biblical reason for such a belief.
—Darren Main, Hearts & Minds: Talking to Christians about Homosexuality
If you have ever tried to talk to your Christian friends and family about LGBT issues only to have it end in a heated debate, you are not alone. But there is hope! Thousands have used the tools in this book to heal relationships that once seemed broken beyond repair and you can too.
Filled with humor and inspirational essays, this meticulously researched book will help you talk with Christians in a way that invites mutual respect and understanding. Only through meaningful and heartfelt discussions can hearts and minds change. This book is an indispensable tool for supporters of the LGBT community as well as Christians striving to be more compassionate and understanding while still honoring their faith.
By confronting one of this generation’s most volatile social issues with civility and respect, Hearts & Minds: Talking to Christians about Homosexuality shifts the emphasis away from political arguments and toward changing religious attitudes—creating space for profound healing and reconciliation between two communities who often find themselves at odds.
You Will Learn:
- To use meditation to prepare
- The difference between literal and figurative Bible interpretations
- How to address Bible passages that are often used against LGBTQ people
- Bible passages that affirm gay and lesbian relationships