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Frequently Asked Questions On Homosexuality


Here is a complete list of our Frequently Asked Questions on the subject of homosexuality.

Here is a complete list of our Frequently Asked Questions on the subject of homosexuality.  If you find that you still have questions, please don’t hesitate to give one of our Caring Christian Counselors a call.


Homosexuality in God’s Created Order

Homosexuality and Salvation

Homosexuality: Its Origin and Place in Creation

Biblical Perspective on Homosexuality and Same-Sex Marriage

Talking With Kids About Abortion and Homosexuality

How to Talk To Your Children About Homosexuality

Parent Concerned That Teen Might Be Homosexual         


Interacting With a Gay-Identified Friend

Gay Individual Feels Rejected by Christians

Responding to a “Gay Christian” in the Family

Responding to Adult Child Who Says He’s Gay

Responding to Teen Child Who Says He’s Gay

Support for Parents of Child Who Says He’s Gay

Telling Friends and Relatives About A Child Who Says He’s Gay

Gay Identified Adult Child Living in Parent’s Home

Grown Son Wants to Bring Gay Partner to Family Gatherings

Parents Concerned about Young Kids Interacting with Gay Neighbors 

Parent Suspects That Child Might Be Gay


Christian Single Experiencing Same-Sex Attraction Feels Stuck

Love, Sex, and Same-Sex Orientation

Attending A Family Gathering Including A Same-Sex Couple

Deciding Whether to Attend a Same-Sex Wedding 

Same-Sex Attractions and Sexual Identity

Struggling With Same-Sex Attractions

Biblical Perspective on Homosexuality and Same-Sex Marriage

Concerns about Getting a Marriage License in a Same-Sex Marriage State

Same-Sex Socialization and Toddlers 

Husband and Father Involved in Same-Sex Extramarital Affair

Talking With Teens About Dad’s Same-Sex Extramarital Affair

For more helpful Frequently Asked Questions on a variety of topics, please visit our Family Q&A page, or feel free to use our general search link.

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