Bibliography & Resources

Books

“Changing Our Mind”

“Changing Our Mind”

Changing Our Mind by David P. Gushee is a groundbreaking book from a leading Evangelical thinker who has changed his mind about the need to include LGBTQ people into the full life and ministry of the church. 

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Film & Video

Interview with Rev. Dale Edmondson

Interview with Rev. Dale Edmondson

Rev. Travis Norvell, current Pastor of Judson Memorial Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota interviews Rev. Dale Edmondson, pastor of Judson from 1989-1999, about the hymn written below by Rev. Edmondson as well as about his time at Judson. 

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Bibliography & Web Resources

Sample Welcoming & Affirming Statements

Is your church considering becoming Welcoming and Affirming, but you're not quite sure how to articulate your congregation's stance? Below is a repository of some sample welcoming and affirming statements by member congregations of AWAB, to help guide your...

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Bibliography: Film & Video

Bibliography: Film & Video

The following bibliography comes from “Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth:
A Resource for Congregations in Dialogue on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity” and is used by permission to support your work in being Welcoming & Affirming.

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Bibliography: Pastoral Care & Congregational Ministry

Bibliography: Pastoral Care & Congregational Ministry

The following bibliography comes from “Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth:
A Resource for Congregations in Dialogue on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity” and is used by permission to support your work in being Welcoming & Affirming.

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Theology, Ethics & Spirituality

Bibliography: Theology, Ethics, and Spirituality

Bibliography: Theology, Ethics, and Spirituality

The following bibliography comes from “Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth:
A Resource for Congregations in Dialogue on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity” and is used by permission to support your work in being Welcoming & Affirming.

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Biblical & Historical Studies

Bibliography: Biblical & Historical Studies

Bibliography: Biblical & Historical Studies

The following bibliography comes from “Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth:
A Resource for Congregations in Dialogue on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity” and is used by permission to support your work in being Welcoming & Affirming.

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Narratives of LGBT Lives, Allies, & Congregations

Sample Welcoming & Affirming Statements

Is your church considering becoming Welcoming and Affirming, but you're not quite sure how to articulate your congregation's stance? Below is a repository of some sample welcoming and affirming statements by member congregations of AWAB, to help guide your...

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Social Sciences & Social Theory

Bibliography: Social Sciences & Social Theory

Bibliography: Social Sciences & Social Theory

The following bibliography comes from “Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth:
A Resource for Congregations in Dialogue on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity” and is used by permission to support your work in being Welcoming & Affirming.

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Pastoral Care & Congregational Ministry 

Bibliography: Pastoral Care & Congregational Ministry

Bibliography: Pastoral Care & Congregational Ministry

The following bibliography comes from “Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth:
A Resource for Congregations in Dialogue on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity” and is used by permission to support your work in being Welcoming & Affirming.

read more