Resources for Pastors



A Book of Prayer: For Gay and Lesbian Christians
William G. Storey, The Crossroad Publishing Company, 2002


Christian Civility in an Uncivil World
Mitch Carnell, editor, Smyth & Helwys Publishing, 2009  On the web


Coming Out to God: Prayers for Lesbians and Gay Men, Their Families and Friends
Chris Glaser, Westminster John Knox Press, 1991


Crisis: 40 Stories Revealing the Personal, Social, and Religious Pain and Trauma of Growing Up Gay in America
Mitchell Gold and Mindy Drucker, Greenleaf Book Group Press, 2008  On the Web


Gifted by Otherness: Gay and Lesbian Christians in the Church
L. William Countryman and M.R. Ritley, Morehouse Publishing, 2001


Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality: Explode the Myths, Heal the Church
Jack Rogers, Westminster John Knox Press, 2009  On the Web


Living in Sin: A Bishop Rethinks Human Sexuality
John Shelby Spong, HarperSanFrancisco, 1988


The Loyal Opposition: Struggling with the Church on Homosexuality
Tex Sample and Amy E. DeLong, editors, Abingdon Press, 2000


Ministry Among God's Queer Folk: LGBT Pastoral Care
David J. Kundtz and Bernard S. Schlager, Pilgrim Press, 2007


Qu(e)erying Evangelism: Growing a Community from the Outside In
Cheri DiNovo, Pilgrim Press, 2005


Reconciling Journey: A Devotional Workbook for Lesbian and Gay Christians
Michal Anne Pepper, Pilgrim Press, 2003


Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism: A Bishop Rethinks the Meaning of Scripture
John Shelby Spong, HarperSanFrancisco, 1991


Shared Congregational Conversation Around Homosexuality
Lutherans Concerned/North America, 2000


The Sins of Scripture: Exposing the Bible's Texts to Hate to Reveal the God of Love
John Shelby Spong, HarperSanFrancisco, 2005


Take Back the Word: A Queer Reading of the Bible
Robert E. Goss and Mona West, editors, Pilgrim Press, 2000


Taking a New Look: Why Congregations Need LGBT Members
LifeQuest, 2008


"Thou Shalt Not Love": What Evangelicals Really Say to Gays
Patrick M. Chapman, Haiduk Press, 2008


What the Bible Really Says About Homosexuality
Daniel A. Helminiak, Alamo Square Press, 2000


Why Christianity Must Change or Die: A Bishop Speaks to Believers in Exile
John Shelby Spong, HarperSanFrancisco, 1998


The Word Is Out: Daily Reflections on the Bible for Lesbians and Gay Men
Chris Glaser, Westminster John Knox Press, 1994



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