Lloyd C., Jean
5 Articles at Lifeissues.net

Jean Lloyd, PhD, is a teacher and a happily married mother of two young children.

Articles

New! From Christians Who Formerly Identified as LGBTQ: A "Thank You" to Our Allies

I want you to know that your opposition strengthens and encourages people like me - Christians who have struggled with same-sex attraction. When we see Barronelle refuse to lay her cross down, she becomes Simon to us and helps us shoulder our own.

Date posted: 2019-11-26

Equip Yourself to Become A True Trans Ally: Read Walt Heyer's Trans Life Survivors

By sharing the stories of real people suffering real pain and struggling with enormous regret, Walt Heyer enables us to gain the first thing a person seeking to be a true trans ally needs: compassion. Two years ago, I had the privilege of meeting Walt Heyer at a conference. After reading his essays for years, I was excited to hear him in person. I found him to be a gentle and caring soul who speaks powerfully and with razor-sharp clarity.

Date posted: 2019-03-25

My Same-Sex Attraction and My Brother's Disease: On Suffering and Serenity

Suffering can lead to serenity, if we respond to it with trust in a loving God who will make all things right. We must remember: Love would not allow what Love could not restore.

Date posted: 2016-09-27

The Wrong Kind of Rights: Same-Sex Marriage, Third-Party Reproduction, and the Sexualization of Children

In our culture, there is a chasm between two irreconcilable conceptions of the meaning and purpose of human sexuality and equality. For children most of all, the wrong kind of sexuality and equality has devastating effects.

Date posted: 2015-06-23

Seven Things I Wish My Pastor Knew About My Homosexuality

May I make two requests? Love me, but remember that you cannot be more merciful than God. It isn't mercy to affirm same-sex acts as good. Don't compromise truth; help me to live in harmony with it.

Date posted: 2014-12-18