Homosexuality and the Christian: A Guide for Parents, Pastors, and Friends - eBook  -     By: Mark A. Yarhouse
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Homosexuality is one of the most controversial topics of our day, and we all need clear, biblical answers that are grounded in love and compassion. In a clear and compassionate style, author Mark Yarhouse, explains the research regarding what causes same-sex attraction and whether or not it can be overcome. He offers honest, accurate answers to parents and pastors and provides a much-needed understanding of homosexuality to help churches, communities and families speak the truth in love.

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Bethany House
Publication Date: 2010
ISBN: 9781441213716
ISBN-13: 9781441213716
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Mark Yarhouse gives honest and accurate answers to parents and pastors who have questions about homosexuality. Throughout the book, the author uses a new framework for understanding the issue, carefully separating the concept of "same sex attraction" from a "gay identity." In a clear and compassionate style, he explains the research regarding what causes same-sex attraction and whether or not it can be overcome. He also discusses what Christians can do when someone they know opens up to them about their homosexual attractions.

Author Bio

Mark A. Yarhouse is a professor of psychology and the director of the Institute for the Study of Sexual Identity at Regent University. He is also part of a group practice in the Virginia Beach area, providing individual, couples, family, and group counseling. Dr. Yarhouse received his PsyD from Wheaton College and has worked collaboratively on a number of books. He and his family live in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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  1. Momof4
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    5 Stars Out Of 5
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    November 20, 2010
    Momof4
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    Mark A Yarhouse, PsyD has written an excellent book dealing with the topic of Homosexuality and the Christian. I went into the book wondering how he was going to address the arguments that you find commonly debated when dealing with Homosexuality and the Christian perspective. I was pleasantly surprised and really found the book an excellent resource. I found the chapter on sexual identity interesting while giving a clear understanding of the different types of sexual desires as he outlined biblical perspective and responsibility without repeating the scriptures that are typically used. I found the book to be a non-threatening book on this sensitive topic, for people on both sides of the issue. I would highly recommend this book and I believe that if you are in church ministry this would be a wonderful resource as it steers people away from the typical debates and gives a clear understanding of how to progress where our society is presently at. I would give this book 4 stars. I received this book for purpose of review from Bethany House Publishers.
  2. Benjie
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    Incredible! A must read for every Christian!
    November 5, 2010
    Benjie
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    Homosexuality And The Christian

    Mike A. Yarhouse, PsyD

    Bethany House Publishers

    Usually, I lead off a book review with the copy that is written on the back of the book as in introduction to the content that was reviewed. This is one book that doesn't need such an introduction.

    Homosexuality is a controversial enough of a topic without adding the additional fuel of religion to the fire, but this is a subject that the church really needs to face, and face it head on. When I got this book, I was wary that the author may be coming at the reader with an agenda, thereby making this a very long read full of theological errors. Whenever you present a topic like this in a manner that predisposes one side over the other, you lose all credibility as well as any theological stability. The copy on the back of the book was very careful to not use specific language that would give away the bent of the author, so that left me with having to dive in unprepared for what I would face. For that, I was very thankful.

    Within a chapter I found that Yarhouse, though careful in his presentation, was perfectly clear on his purpose: The church needs to change how they react to homosexuality. Right now, there are three types of people that read that last statement in two different ways. The first type of person is the Conservative Christian who reads that bold statement as a statement of activism of homosexuality and revision of church dogma and they reject it out of hand. The second type of person reads that statement and agrees that the church is too hard on homosexuality, and they believe that Scripture needs to be re-interpreted. After all, how can a loving Jesus reject people who are born that way? The third type of person reads that statement and agrees that the church needs to change because the church is becoming too accepting of homosexuality. Christians need to get back to the Old Testament and remove homosexuals from their midst. All three of these people have it completely wrong.

    Yarhouse goes through the topic, step-by-step, and reveals the reality behind the homosexuality issue. He breaks down the concept of a gay identity and how that differs from same-sex attraction, and the choices that face the homosexual community. He broaches the issue of what to do if your child or teen, adult child, or spouse announces that he or she is gay. How do you handle that situation? What do you say? Who do you blame? Yarhouse delves into the incredibly controversial topic of reversing homosexuality, and he brings to the forefront the question on many people's minds: what causes homosexuality?

    This book is well written, heavily notated, and thoroughly engaging. Yarhouse's conclusions are hard to argue, and even if you tried, he has the statistics to back it up. The book is a little difficult to pick up if you have only a few minutes, because he has packed every chapter with pages of information.

    Every Christian needs to read this book, and every pastor needs to own and study it. That is not a simple recommendation, this is a crucial need. It will challenge everything you ever thought about sin and same-sex attraction. Get this book!

    I received this book for free from Bethany House Publishers. I was not required to write a positive review as a condition of receiving this book, nor would they have been able to make me write one if I thought it was horrible. My opinions are my own and do not reflect the author or Bethany House Publishers.
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