And God Loves Each One: A Resource for Dialogue about Sexual Orientation is more than just a book; it’s a catalyst for a new conversation about sexual orientation in churches and communities.
Written by Ann Thompson Cook, And God Loves Each One offers a path for people who wonder about sexual orientation, who wonder about the religious view that it’s wrong to be gay. It’s about lighting a spark of learning in your church and community. It’s about growing and bringing gay and straight people together—united by their profound faith that God indeed loves each one.
Read it and start a dialogue. Share it, give it away, and tell your own story. Make And God Loves Each One the basis for creating new dialogue in your church and community!
People of faith are fond of saying that each of us is “made in God’s image,” but most of us have no idea how many people feel excluded from that because of their sex or gender. Are you willing to consider that what you’ve been taught and assume to be true about males and females simply doesn’t fit the world as it really is?
In Made in God's Image: A Resource for Dialogue about Gender Diversity, Ann Thompson Cook answers basic questions about gender variance as well as transgender and intersex people and their experiences.
Dios nos ama por igual: Una invitación al diálogo sobre la orientación sexual is an enculturated Spanish language version of And God Loves Each One, both written by Ann Thompson Cook. Dios nos ama por igual is an invitation to learn and talk together about sexual orientation, in the context of our churches and families.
Read it and begin a conversation. Share it with your church. Use the resource, Dios nos ama por igual to strengthen your family and your Christian community and to gain a better understanding of sexual orientation.
All God’s Children: Teaching Children about Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity is an essential guide to open and caring conversations with young children about gender and sexual orientation.
You’ll find that this small, user-friendly book by Melany Burrill addresses your concerns, your questions, and your search for just the right words; it also suggests ideas for sermons and classroom activities. As you read, you’ll learn to model openness, respect, and the affirming belief that everyone, regardless of sexual orientation or gender difference, is a beloved child of God.
Anyone who has a loving relationship with young children—parents, family, friends, pastors, Sunday School teachers—will benefit from reading and discussing All God’s Children.