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Number of Pages: 176
Vendor: Harvest House Publishers
Publication Date: 2004
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Straight & Narrow?: Compassion and Clarity in the Homosexuality DebateThomas SchmidtInterVarsity Press / 1995 / Trade Paperback$14.49 Retail:1 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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101 Probing Questions...101 Compassionate and Scriptural Answers
from Focus on the Family's Mike Haley
Almost daily we hear news reports that confirm the acceptance of homosexuality in our culture. Homosexuals are adopting children, appearing as characters on television programs, taking vacations catering to an exclusively gay clientele, and even seeking the right to "marry" their partners. But is this acceptance healthy for society?
Few topics can raise so many questions so quickly. And for many readers, those questions hit close to home as they learn of the homosexuality of a loved one or close friend.
Here are the answers to the most often asked questions about homosexuality, fielded by an expert on the subject...and a former homosexual himself.
Mike Haley is the former manager of the Homosexuality and Gender Issues Department at Focus on the Family where he now serves as program director for that ministrys Raising Highly Capable Kids. In that capacity Mike works in communities helping parents raise healthy, caring, and responsible children. He has a BA in Christian Education from Biola University and a MA in Counseling from Liberty University. Mike and his wife, Angie, are the proud parents of two sons and make their home in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
The book creates and answers key questions about homosexuality. The questions range from the basic ("What is homosexuality?") to the personal ("Our son has just told us he is gay, so what do we do now?"). Some of the questions tackle issues that are hotly debated in society, such as, "Isn't it better for homosexuals to adopt children rather than just leave the children in foster care or orphanages?"
Mike Haley has a distinctive perspective on all these matters because he was a former practicing homosexual himself. He knows both sides of the issues from a personal perspective. He points out that sarcastic comments from Christians, such as, "God created Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve," close doors and cut off opportunities to witness to the homosexual community.
Haley's insights and lessons are based on intensive research, yet they are easy to read and understand. Any Christian who wonders what his or her actions should be in dealing with homosexuals should read this book and then spend time in prayer and meditation regarding this matter. -- Keith Osmun, Christian Book Previews.com
myZevaMount Pleasant, SCAge: 55-65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Homosexuality Is SinAugust 4, 2015myZevaMount Pleasant, SCAge: 55-65Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Excellent book and commentary. Delivered well enough to see how harmful homosexuality is to Gods creation. An excellent read for anyone who has questions. Only those who choose not to believe Gods Word will hate this book.
VL5 Stars Out Of 5Extremely Helpful to a ParentSeptember 1, 2014VLQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book was very encouraging and gave me hope.
James & Denice5 Stars Out Of 5101 Questions About HomosexualityAugust 27, 2014James & DeniceMeets Expectations: 5Excellent resource for those who are homosexual, or those who love one.
WillBryant, ARAge: 18-24Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Topic CenteredJanuary 27, 2011WillBryant, ARAge: 18-24Gender: maleQuality: 4Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5After reading over just the first couple chapters, I began to notice A LOT of what even "I" see that homosexuals struggle with. This book is absolutely great at pointing out the disadvantages of such sin and the proper way to help turn your life around. Any question, any concern, any advice, this book has it!
nightingaleedmonton Alberta CanadaAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5straight from the throne of GodOctober 11, 2010nightingaleedmonton Alberta CanadaAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5People who cannot accept what God says in the bible,have to make God into Someone they can accept.How else can you conciously live with the sin of homosexuality?The bible is the final authority on ANY SUBJECT and any book that delivers Gods truths is a book worth reading.This book is right on.God always has the final word ,and that will never change.