Cultural pressure for singles

Even though I’m married I get to play cello in a worship band for Austin1027, a movement of single adults in Austin, TX who desire to live out Luke 10:27 — “He answered, ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your...

Glass houses

As a hetero guy/former homophobe who started attending LifeGuard Ministries because of a life-long friend with SSA, I assumed I’d be hearing some difficult stories. I very quickly affirmed my deeply held sense that how much of the church treats people with same...

Sticking With the Main Thing

A funny thing happened along the way after God spoke to my heart about helping out with LifeGuard Ministries, back two years ago now. I sorta assumed that I’d start attending some meetings, maybe help with the music every now and then, and just be a friend to my...

Legal matters

At LifeGuard Ministries we believe strongly that because of God’s grace, all of us, including those with SSA (same-sex attraction), can overcome our spiritual bondage through trusting our new identity in Christ Jesus. We tend to focus on His grace, but what...

Dysfunctional

Webster’s defines dysfunction as “impaired or abnormal functioning”. I don’t see dysfunctionality in Webster’s as a noun, just dysfunctional as an adjective describing something that has dysfunction. Sin makes us all dysfunctional. How do...