Appendixes / Resources

Reading List

By Mike Mazzalongo Posted: Thu. Feb 1st 1996
This book has tried to offer a sampling of various authors who have either personally dealt with homosexuality or have ministered to them in a professional way. The following reading list includes the most recent works on the subject. These books, as well as a more complete list of books dealing with the entire range of sexual issues from a Christian perspective, can be obtained from Regeneration Books.

HELPING PEOPLE STEP OUT OF HOMOSEXUALITY
Frank Worthen
This book, formerly titled Steps Out Of Homosexuality, offers a realistic and compassionate approach to overcoming homosexuality.

DESIRES IN CONFLICT
Joe Dallas
The author addresses the needs of the Christian who deals with homosexual temptations. It is written directly to the person struggling with homosexuality, but it is also a very helpful resource for friends, families and church members who seek to understand how they can assist the struggler.

SODOM'S SECOND COMING
F. LaGard. Smith
A review of the history and politics of the Gay rights movement along with a response to Gay theology.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE GAY
Jeff Konrad
This popular book is written as a series of letters from the author, a former homosexual, to a friend who is struggling with whether or not to try to leave the gay life.

PURSUING SEXUAL WHOLENESS
Andrew Comiskey
The author, founder of Desert Stream ministry and developer of the Living Waters Sexual Redemption in Christ program, imparts an extraordinary depth and breadth of understanding to sexual brokenness.

HOMOSEXUALITY: A NEW CHRISTIAN ETHIC
Elizaheth R. Moberly
The author, a research psychologist, formerly at Cambridge, presents a theory of homosexual root causes that has gained widespread acceptance among Christians ministering to homosexuals.

EMOTIONAL DEPENDENCY: A Threat to Close Friendships
Lori Thorkelson-Rentzel
With understanding and compassion, the reader is helped to identify unhealthy dependencies and idolatrous relationships.

THE BROKEN IMAGE
Leanne Payne
This is a classic that anyone who struggles with homosexuality, or who wishes to minister to the homosexual, needs to read.

REPARATIVE THERAPY OF MALE HOMOSEXUALITY
Joseph Nicolosi PhD.
This book provides new insights and practical means for offering help to homosexuals.

DEADLY SECRETS
Karen Linamen and Keith Wall
A great book for ministers, parents and teenagers, this is the story of a committed Christian who became deeply involved in compulsive homosexualitv.

THE HEALING OF THE HOMOSEXUAL
Leanne Payne
The author shares her years of ministry in healing prayer to men and women bound in homosexuality.

FACTORS IN FREEDOM: The Struggle with Life Dominating Sin
Ed Hurst
This is a practical handbook for those struggling with any life-dominating sinful lifestyle or habit; substance abuse, overeating, smoking, etc.

HOMOSEXUALITY: LAYING THE AXE TO THE ROOTS
Ed. Hurst
Overcoming homosexuality requires more than abstinence; it re- quires dealing with those root issues that give birth to and sustain the homosexual orientation.

CHALLENGE TO THE CHURCH
Ed Hurst
This is a collection of writings that is an excellent resource for ministers, teachers, church members in general, and for those who struggle with homosexuality.

SHATTERING THE SILENCE
Ed Hurst
This is a very useful book for anyone either struggling with homosexuality or seeking to help a loved one who is struggling.

HEALING FOR THE HOMOSEXUAL
For a number of years, this booklet has been the standard for presenting a biblical view of homosexuality for ministers, for people struggling with homosexuality, and for their families and loved ones. Offering case histories, principles for counseling homosexuals, and help in the form of questions and answers, this book is an excellent introduction to ministrv to homosexuals.

HOMOSEXUAL NO MORE
William Consiglio
Addressed to both male strugglers and to counselors, this book has much to offer that is beneficial to both.

COUNSELING THE HOMOSEXUAL
Michael R. Saia
The author combines this practical experience in helping Christians overcome homosexuality with psychological understanding and sound Biblical principles to provide a guide for any Christian called to counsel, on either a lay or professional basis, people struggling with homosexuality.

MICHELLE DANIELLE IS DEAD
Marie S. Rice
This unique, privately published book tells the true story of Mike and the road he travelled from homosexual and female impersonator to Christian husband and father.

HOMOSEXUAL PARTNERSHIPS: Why Same-Sex Relationships Are Not a Christian Option
John Stott
Taken from John Stott's Social and Sexual Relationships in the Modem World, Volume II, this small booklet presents, in a compassionate but powerful way, the reasons why even monogamous same-sex partnerships are not an option for the Christian.

COUNSELING AND HOMOSEXUALITY
Earl D. Wilson
Part of the publisher's "Resources for Christian Counseling" series, this book is especially suited for the experienced counselor who needs a deeper understanding of homosexuality.

STRANGERS IN A CHRISTIAN LAND
Darlene Bogle
This book offers help and encouragement to loved ones of and those who minister to homosexuals, showing the way to healing and restoration through love and understanding.

ON THE ORIGINS AND TREATMENT OF HOMOSEXUALITY
Gerard aan den Aardweg
This book is written for the professional counselor. It is an excellent resource, providing insights into characteristics of parents of homosexuals, and is also useful in providing information on bisexuality, transsexualism, transvestitism, pedophilia, sadomasochism, and other conditions not readily dealt with.

ESTABLISHING GROUP MEETINGS
Frank Worthen
A valuable book for leaders of ex-gay ministries, it discusses group philosophy as well as how to set up a group, group size, the role of the group leader and other practical issues.

THE FRIENDSHIPS OF WOMEN
Dee Brestin
Through God's Word, Dee Brestin reveals a pattern for friendship that can direct a woman's gift for intimacy and help her be the redemptive agent God planned her to be. Homosexuality is treated in the context of friendship with the hope for change and deliverance.

FALSE INTIMACY
Horry W. Scampers
Finally, a book that deals with sexual addiction from a truly Christ- ian perspective.

KINSEY, SEX AID FRAUD
Judith A. Reisman and Edward W. Eichel
Any Christian addressing homosexuality or sexuality needs to know the false premises that underlie these reports and most public understanding of sexuality today.