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...

Best Friends

Getting to become friends with many people who experience SSA has been wonderful for Maureen and me. I’d not really thought about this until I saw the video below, but there is a logical reason why I often sense a more intense loyalty, faithfulness, and...

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...

Yes, Jesus loves gay people

A cool thing happened in Austin last fall – 350+ churches all across town participated in the same “Explore God” series. Billboards sprang up all over Austin announcing the series; few could have missed it. One of the biggest benefits of the series...

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...