Reconciling United Methodists of North Carolina

a part of the Reconciling Ministries Network

Resource Guide

(available from


  • God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships, by Matthew Vines
  • Jesus, the Bible and Homosexuality, Revised and Expanded Edition: Explode the Myths, Heal the Church, by Jack Rogers
  • Stranger at the Gate: To Be Gay and Christian in America, by Mel White
  • Love is an Orientation: Elevating the Conversation with the Gay Community, by Andrew Marin
  • Adam’s Gift: A Memoir of a Pastor’s Call to Defy the Church’s Persecution of Lesbians and Gays, by Jimmy Creech
  • Does Jesus Really Love Me?: A Gay Christian’s Pilgrimage in Search of God in America, by Jeff Chu
  • This We Believe: The Christian Case for Gay Civil Rights, by C.S. Pearace
  • Being Gay, Being Christian: You can be both, by Dr. Stuart Edser
  • Homosexuality and the Christian: A Guide for Parents, Pastors, and Friends, by Mark A. Yarhouse
  • Born This Way: Real Stories of Growing Up Gay, by Paul Vitagliano
  • God Believes in Love: Straight Talk about Gay Marriage, by Gene Robinson
  • Above All Things: The Journey of an Evangelical Christian Mother & Her Gay Daughter, by Sheri Johnson
  • Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays Vs. Christians Debate, by Justin Lee
  • Finding Our Way: Love and Law in the United Methodist Church, Abingdon Press (available from Cokesbury)


  • Bridegroom
  • For the Bible Tells Me So
  • Prayers for Bobby
  • The Matthew Shepard Story
  • Out in Silence
  • Anyone and Everyone
  • Through My Eyes
  • Coming Out, Coming In, *from Minnow Media
  • The Congregation, *from Transit Media (PBS Documentary)

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