InterVarsity Press - Love is an Orientation

Self-described homophobic, straight, Bible-believing conservative Christian Andrew Marin’s life changed forever when his three best friends came out to him in three consecutive months. Suddenly he was confronted with the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community (GLBT) firsthand.


In an attempt to reconcile his friends to his faith, he made the dramatic choice to become what he calls “the gayest straight dude in America,” and followed God’s call to move to a predominantly gay neighborhood in Chicago. From his experience comes Love Is an Orientation, a book which does something no other does: elevate the conversation about homosexuality from genetics to gospel. In Marin’s book you’ll learn what it means to build peaceful, gospel-centered bridges between the church and the GLBT community, and you’ll hear the amazingly powerful results of this bridge building for the kingdom of God.


Why are so many people who are gay wary of people who are Christians? Do GLBT people need to change who they are? Do Christians need to change what they believe? Love Is an Orientation addresses these and other questions, but the answers move the conversation from sexuality to spirituality, and most importantly, to the good news of Jesus Christ.


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