Dr. Christopher Yuan taught the Bible at Moody Bible Institute for over ten years and his speaking ministry on faith and sexuality has reached five continents. He speaks at conferences, on college campuses, and in churches. He has co-authored with his mother their memoir, Out of a Far Country: A Gay Son’s Journey to God, A Broken Mother’s Search for Hope (over 100,000 copies sold and now in seven languages). He is also the author of Giving a Voice to the Voiceless. Christopher graduated from Moody Bible Institute in 2005 and received a master’s in biblical exegesis in 2007 and a doctorate of ministry in 2014. Dr. Yuan’s newest book, Holy Sexuality and the Gospel: Sex, Desire, and Relationships Shaped by God’s Grand Story, was named 2020 book of the year for social issues by Outreach Magazine.

Topics we discussed: 

  • Story, background, and how parents came to faith in Christ
  • Mushy Theology and distinguishing from true and almost true
  • Matthew Vines discussion 
  • Can’t understand sexuality without understanding theological ontology
  • Pathways forward in the mushy, confused church culture
  • Why sexual identity is not a category of personhood
  • Unhealthy view of suffering
  • Practical advice to parents of gay children
  • What to do with feelings of SSA

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