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  • Cover Type:
  • 158 Pages
  • Publisher: Baker Book House
  • Publication Date: October 2014
  • ISBN: FBARRADTCOMPASSIONWITHOUTCOM9780764212406

Compassion Without Compromise: How the Gospel Frees Us to Love Our Gay Friends Without Losing the Truth

Barr, Adam T; Citlau, Ron

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Loving, Biblical Answers on Homosexuality

In the next year at least one of these things will happen in your life:

  • A family member will come out of the closet and expect you to be okay with it.
  • Your elementary–age child’s curriculum will discuss LGBT families.
  • Your company will talk about building a tolerant workplace for LGBT co–workers.
  • Your college–age child will tell you your view on homosexuality is bigoted.

Are you ready?

In their role as pastors, Adam Barr and Ron Citlau have seen how this issue can tear apart families, friendships, and even churches. In this book they combine biblical answers with practical, real–world advice on how to think about and discuss this issue with those you care about. They also tell the story of Ron’s personal journey from same–sex attraction and sexual brokenness to healing.

Truth does not preclude kindness—and a good dose of humility is necessary to love our neighbors. With sensitivity and winsomeness, this book will offer an honest but inviting message to readers: We are all in need of the healing that can only come from the truth of the gospel.

About the Authors

Adam T. Barr serves as senior pastor at Peace Church near Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is the president and founder of Borderlands, a worldview ministry, and served on the board of RCA Integrity, a renewal movement in the Reformed Church of America. Adam lives with his wife, Jennifer, and four sons in Middleville Michigan.

Ron Citlau serves as senior pastor of Calvary Church near Chicago. Ron helped produce curriculum on sexual healing now used by Desert Stream Ministries in hundreds of churches throughout the country. Ron lives with his wife, Amy, in Crown Point, Indiana.

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Loving, Biblical Answers on Homosexuality

In the next year at least one of these things will happen in your life:

  • A family member will come out of the closet and expect you to be okay with it.
  • Your elementary–age child’s curriculum will discuss LGBT families.
  • Your company will talk about building a tolerant workplace for LGBT co–workers.
  • Your college–age child will tell you your view on homosexuality is bigoted.

Are you ready?

In their role as pastors, Adam Barr and Ron Citlau have seen how this issue can tear apart families, friendships, and even churches. In this book they combine biblical answers with practical, real–world advice on how to think about and discuss this issue with those you care about. They also tell the story of Ron’s personal journey from same–sex attraction and sexual brokenness to healing.

Truth does not preclude kindness—and a good dose of humility is necessary to love our neighbors. With sensitivity and winsomeness, this book will offer an honest but inviting message to readers: We are all in need of the healing that can only come from the truth of the gospel.

About the Authors

Adam T. Barr serves as senior pastor at Peace Church near Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is the president and founder of Borderlands, a worldview ministry, and served on the board of RCA Integrity, a renewal movement in the Reformed Church of America. Adam lives with his wife, Jennifer, and four sons in Middleville Michigan.

Ron Citlau serves as senior pastor of Calvary Church near Chicago. Ron helped produce curriculum on sexual healing now used by Desert Stream Ministries in hundreds of churches throughout the country. Ron lives with his wife, Amy, in Crown Point, Indiana.

  • Cover Type:
  • 158 Pages
  • Publisher: Baker Book House
  • Publication Date: October 2014
  • ISBN: FBARRADTCOMPASSIONWITHOUTCOM9780764212406