How to Minister to a Woman Struggling With Same-Sex Attraction

Part of being a human being means that we’re born in sin, and we all have certain inclinations that are wrong. But if we are saved, we have the Holy Spirit within us, giving us the power to flee temptation.

Topics: Sexuality

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From time to time, we invite friends and experts who are not elders, ministers or members of The Village to contribute to TVC Resources. Though we might not agree with them on every theological issue or ministry practice, we obviously love these men and women and value their unique gifts and insights.

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