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...

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...

Wonderful testimonies from LifeGuard friends

The stories God is writing into and about all of our lives is far bigger than we could imagine. “God’s got this” is perhaps the theme of these 3 testimonies, even though at the time it did not look like that at all!...

Ricky Chelette coming to speak May 4th!

LifeGuard Ministries Austin is delighted to bring you a free presentation featuring nationally-recognized Ricky Chelette, founder and Director of Living Hope Ministries in Arlington, TX. Ricky has ministered to gay and lesbian youth and adults since 1989. He will be...

"We-they" and Torn

I read Torn this last week, written by Justin Lee, founder of the Gay Christian Network. Justin has become one of the leading advocates of pro-gay theology. I found it to be challenging in a couple of surprising ways. First, I enjoyed the majority of the book....