Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate

* Read # Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate by Justin Lee ç eBook or Kindle ePUB. Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate Convinced that in a culture that sees gays and Christians as enemies, gay Christians are in a unique position to bring peace, Lee demonstrates that people of faith on both sides of the debate can respect, learn from, and love one another.. In this groundbreaking book, Lee recalls the events--his coming out to his parents, his experiences with the ex-gay movement, and his in-depth study of the Bible--that led him, eventually, to self-acceptance. But more than just a memoir, TORN provides insi

Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate

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Rating : 4.51 (602 Votes)
Asin : 1455514306
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 272 Pages
Publish Date : 2018-02-06
Language : English

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Convinced that "in a culture that sees gays and Christians as enemies, gay Christians are in a unique position to bring peace," Lee demonstrates that people of faith on both sides of the debate can respect, learn from, and love one another.. In this groundbreaking book, Lee recalls the events--his coming out to his parents, his experiences with the "ex-gay" movement, and his in-depth study of the Bible--that led him, eventually, to self-acceptance. But more than just a memoir, TORN provides insightful, practical guidance for all committed Christians who wonder how to relate to gay friends or family members--or who struggle with their own sexuality. But Lee harbored a secret: He also knew that he was gay. Nicknamed "God Boy" by his peers, he knew that he was called to a life in the evangelical Christian ministry. As a teenager and young man, Justin Lee felt deeply torn

Phil, Anderson Cooper 360, the Associated Press, and a front page article in The New York Times. He has been featured in numerous print, radio, and television venues including Dr. Justin Lee is the founder and executive director of The Gay Christian Network (GCN), a nonprofit, interdenominational organization working to increase dialogue between gays and Christians and support people on both sides wrestling with related issues.A passiona

Gentle, compassionate, and personal. I am deeply grateful to find such a kind and tenderhearted approach to this subject. Justin Lee's book is part autobiography, part Bible study, and part call for grace and empathy to those on both sides of the issue. No matter what your personal views, you will find something valuable in . The book I've been waiting for. Brian J. Henry Alright, so it's only been a day, but I devoured this book. I cannot recommend it enough. It's the book I've been waiting for, and thought I might have to write one day, but now it's here. I'm not the most eloquent with words but here's a mini review.The main topic of this book is really . "The More Excellent Way" according to Shawn. Excellent book for building bridges, understanding, compassion, and a Christ like heart and attitude toward the LGBT community. I felt like a heavy weight had been lifted off of me and now I am free to be more like my Father in Heaven. This book challenges us to look beyond what we have b

"Radiates a genuine concern and belief in progress through slow, personal evolutionBoth LGBT individuals and Christians will benefit from the modeling of a kinder, more accommodating navigation of this culture war."Publishers Weekly, "Lee's writing is approachable, and he shows compassion for those on all sides of this debate."Kirkus Reviews"Disarmingly vulnerablepoignant"Christianity Today"The beauty of this book is that Lee wants to challenge all kinds of ChristiansPerhaps it is because of so many fights hard won that Lee is now able to move into more nuanced territory in this gracious and grace-filled memoir."The Christian Century"Lee, one of our leading voices on the issues of being gay and Christian, gives us this powerful look at ways that members on both side