Leaving Gay Lifestyle

Restored Hope Network
Restored Hope is a membership governed network dedicated to restoring hope to those broken by sexual and relational sin, especially those impacted by homosexuality. We proclaim that Jesus Christ has life-changing power for all who submit to Christ as Lord; we also seek to equip His church to impart that transformation.

CHANGED is a community of friends who once identified as LGBTQ+. Today, we celebrate the love of Jesus and His freedom in our lives.

Desert Stream Ministries
Desert Stream Ministries provides Christ-centered help for those struggling with sexual and relational problems by imparting healing on individuals, equipping the Church to impart healing, training pastors and leaders, developing small groups in churches in the US and abroad, and proclaiming the life-transforming power of Jesus Christ. There are local chapters in Florida; the website is available in Spanish; and the website lists articles, newsletters, testimonials, and a blog for those seeking further information.

Leaving Homosexuality
Jeff Johnston, Focus on the Family
Many people with same-sex attractions choose not to identify as homosexual, lesbian, gay or bisexual. Instead, their primary identification comes from their faith in Jesus Christ. They identify as Christians, followers of Jesus and God’s children. And they choose to live according to biblical truths and values, reserving sexual expression for marriage between a man and a woman. We understand that this may be a difficult struggle, requiring help and assistance from other Christians. Focus on the Family is committed to supporting those who choose this path and the following articles will help explain some of the struggles that those with unwanted same-sex attractions encounter. For those making this journey, and for their families, friends and churches, these articles also give wisdom and point to other helpful resources – articles, books, support groups and counseling referrals.

Courage is an apostolate of the Catholic Church that ministers to those with same-sex attractions and their loved ones. This website is available in English, Spanish, German and French. This website offers contact information for the central office in Connecticut; chapter listings in each state; member testimonies; conferences; retreats; sports camps; and information about Priests with Courage, priests who minister to persons struggling with homosexuality; and information about EnCourage, a ministry that helps relatives and friends of those struggling with same sex attractions. This website also lists other organizations dedicated to helping who struggle with homosexuality.

Living Hope Ministries
Living Hope Ministries is a Christian-based organization that supports men and women affected by same gender attraction through weekly support group meetings, mentoring, working with churches, and providing moderated online support forums for students, adults, and parents.

This blog provides online support groups and individual coaching for women whose husbands have been unfaithful or who have experienced sexual brokenness in their marriages.

One by One
A denominational ministry that exists to educate and equip churches to minister to those who desire freedom from unwanted same-sex attraction, sexual addiction, and the effects of sexual abuse.

Focus on the Family Counseling Services
Focus on the Family offers a one-time complimentary consultation from a Christian perspective. To reach Focus on the Family’s counseling service by phone, call 1-855-771-HELP (4357) weekdays 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Mountain Time). They also offer referrals for licensed Christian counselors in your area.

Love Into Light (Book)
Peter Hubbard
The time is ripe for God’s people to think and speak about same-sex attraction in a way that is both biblical and beneficial. We must reject our fears and misunderstandings and see ourselves together in need of the grace of Jesus. Love Into Light is designed to move the church toward that end. Written from the heart of a pastor with a love for people and a sensitivity to our culture, Love Into Light is your next step toward becoming more faithfully and helpfully engaged with people in your families, in your church and in your neighborhood.

Shattered Dreams, New Hope
Shattered Dreams, New Hope is a curriculum specifically geared torward any Christian parent or caregiver of a child who identifies as gay or transgender. The audience we have in mind is parents who are in distress over their son or daughter’s choices to persist in wrongful belief and sin, yet desire to hold true to biblical view of sexuality and gender. Although much of the content may apply to loving a child who desires to walk in repentance and holiness in the context of their sexual and gender struggle, this material is not primarily geared toward those parents, instead, it is directed towards parents whose child either rejects biblical sexuality or believes they can reconcile their newfound sexuality with the biblical worldview.

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