Jesus calls us to care for others within the church. The guidance in this article is for leaders or regular church members who want to provide ethical and godly pastoral care to a person facing same-sex attractions.
Julian Hardyman’s book “Jesus, Lover of My Soul: Fresh Pathways to Spiritual Passion” deep dives into the idea of Jesus as a Lover, primarily through the Song of Songs. Hardyman takes care to show how “the Song” (as he refers to it) is not just an exploration of human love but also divine love, not just in terms of Jesus’ love for the church, but on an individual and very personal level.
Living in France, I have received so much great help and comfort from TFT that I had to be careful not to get too used to it and keep looking for fellowship closer to home. Being cared for by a remote ministry got me wondering about God’s ministry to us. Is it a near or a remote one?
Liz tells her story of struggling to relate to other women, often finding that sexual attractions complicated them. God helped her to see herself as He saw her, and also healed the relationships that had been damaged.