LGBTQ+ identities and their widespread acceptance have produced a host of questions and quandaries for Christian families. How do you help your child navigate a world where a classmate may be transgender and neighbors are a gay couple? How do you explain these issues and teach children to respond to LGBTQ+ identity with truth and love?
Tim Geiger explains how best to help young people understand LGBTQ+ identities and struggles in light of Scripture, while modeling the compassionate concern of our Savior. He also shows you how to build authentic friendships with members of the LGBTQ+ community, always remembering our common need for grace, repentance, and faith.
Tim Geiger, MDiv, is the executive director of Harvest USA and has been on staff since 2003. In 1997, he went to Harvest USA for help, as he struggled as a Christian with same-sex attraction for twenty years. Tim is a graduate of Westminster Theological Seminary and a teaching elder in the Presbyterian Church in America. He is the author of the minibooks Your Child Says, "I'm Gay" and Explaining LGBTQ+ Identity to Your Child. He and his wife, Susan, live in the Philadelphia area and have one daughter.
Harvest USA is a non-profit that has been ministering to individuals and families affected by sexual struggles since 1983. With over 100 years of combined direct ministry experience, Harvest USA staff also seek to equip the Church with their writing and teaching on biblical sexuality and how to help those who struggle sexually.
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