How Can the Church Love Those Who Struggle With Same-Sex Attractions?

The Church needs to acknowledge that all Christians struggle sexually in some way. But it must also recognize, and attend to, those in its midst who struggle with same-sex attraction. While the biblical worldview of sex and sexuality does not embrace gay relationships, that does not mean the Church ignores or mistreats those who try to live faithful lives with a struggle they did not choose.

Tim Geiger gives five ways you can walk alongside someone who struggles with same-sex attraction, communicating along the way that he or she is a fellow believer who is loved and valued⁠—by God and by you! You can learn more by reading Tim’s blog, “Loving Our LGBTQ+ Struggling Brothers and Sisters,” and our recent harvestusa magazine where this article first appeared.

About The Author
Tim Geiger is the former President of Harvest USA. Starting as a volunteer, Tim then joined the Harvest USA staff and served with us for 16 years. Tim is a Teaching Elder in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA), a graduate of Westminster Theological Seminary, Glenside, PA, and lives with his wife and family outside Philadelphia.

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