Gay Christian 101

Gay Christian 101 - World-class
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A message from Rick Brentlinger

I need your help! Since October 2006 when this website first appeared online, donations from loving people have averaged $35 a month. I thank God for those donations but $35 a month doesn't go very far. I no longer have enough income to keep paying all of the expenses myself.

If the excellent biblical information on this website has helped you find peace about being gay and Christian or has helped you find the Lord Jesus Christ as your personal Savior, will you help us with a financial donation so we can keep helping others?

Expensive and time consuming costs of answering thousands of email questions, phone counseling those who are hurting, researching, writing, hand-coding html, designing and publishing, updating and keeping this website online are paid for and performed by Rick Brentlinger, founder and webmaster.

We love and appreciate our readers! I've answered thousands of your questions and counseled you and prayed with you by phone and email. God has also blessed me to minister in person to many of you. I've also sent thousands of dollars worth of free books to people who couldn't afford to buy a copy because I love you and want to be a blessing to you. I have no more printed books to sell or send.

I need your regular financial support so I can keep reaching the gay and lesbian community around the world with the glorious gospel of Christ. We currently reach 50,000+ people each month in 190 countries. If God has used Gay Christian 101 to bless you, will you bless us back with a one time or a monthly financial donation? Everyone who donates and provides an email address will receive my eBook, Gay Christian 101, as a FREE Thank You gift. Thank you for your support!

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We offer the best info on the web about being a gay lesbian bisexual or transgendered Christian plus helpful FREE Bible studies.
We offer honest answers to questions about how to reconcile being gay with Bible verses alleged to condemn committed faithful non-cultic same sex partnerships.

You did not find this
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“God reaches out in amazing love to every gay,
lesbian, bisexual and transgendered person.”

Our Bible-believing, Jesus-following, gay-affirming free resources help you grow in grace and knowledge of God. We encourage you to read, study and believe your Bible. Our goal is to help you know the Bible better than the people who use it to attack you. Live like the Berean Christians who,

“searched the scriptures daily whether
those things were so.”
Acts 17:11.

God has good news

and peace of mind for us when we believe what He says in the Bible. The most important question to answer right now is: Am I sure I am saved? Many gays are cultural Christians instead of born again Christians. They grew up in church or they are religious or they are spiritual. They try to do the right thing but they've never personally received Jesus Christ as their Savior from sin.

Why do so many young people quit church?

The best preparation for being a disciple of Jesus is to know for sure you are saved. Everyone needs to be saved from sin and hell and the wrath of God. Here is what Jesus taught about hell and God's wrath.

Jesus teaches Hell 101

What is the wrath of God?

Getting saved and becoming a disciple of Jesus means not trusting your good works, confirmation, baptism, sacraments, being a cultural Christian or grace allegedly infused through a church, instead, trusting by grace alone through faith alone in the Lord Jesus Christ alone to save you.

What must I do to be saved?

Once you know for sure you are saved, it helps to understand what happened when you got saved.

What happens when you get saved?

Once you understand what happened when you got saved, it helps to understand how long you are saved for. Is your salvation temporary or eternal?

Am I saved for all eternity?

Yes, joy and peace are available when you believe God's truth instead of man's lies. Who you choose to believe determines your peace and happiness. If you believe the haters, you'll never have peace. If you believe God and the Bible, your life can be a peaceful oasis in a sometimes crazy world. God loves you with an everlasting love!

"May God bless you
and fill your heart with joy."

Rick Brentlinger, Founder of Gay Christian 101.
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101 Community - the safe place for GLBT Christians sharing life and Jesus.
101 Community welcomes you to grow, love, share and serve our Lord Jesus Christ with us.
What's New - Quick Links to our most recent information.
Our latest updates, new pages, Bible studies and new information for gay Christians, all GLBTs and those who love them.
Free downloads - excellent free Bible studies for everyone worldwide.
Free downloads - Grab our free Bible studies, print them out and jump-start your spiritual life!
eDisciples use Internet Bible Study to supercharge their spiritual growth.
eDisciples are thinking Christians, not content with shallow Christianity. They are seekers who read, think, study and focus on Biblical spiritual growth.
Bible Studies help you grow spiritually as God intended.
Bible studies encourage Biblical spiritual growth by building faith in the written words of God.
Online Books help readers around the world grow in grace and knowledge of God.
Online books - free fascinating Bible study information and Christian books for you to read online from anywhere on earth.
A Gay Affirming Church helps you grow spiritually like God intended.
Gay Affirming Church - practical helpful information about finding a Bible believing, gay friendly church in your area.
Ask a question about gays and being a Christian and get an honest answer.
Ask a question provides honest Biblical answers to questions people ask about being gay and Christian.
Gay Christian FAQ - answers your questions about being GLBT and Christian.
Gay Christian FAQ provides Bible answers to questions and reassurance that we can be GLBT and Christian.
Coming Out Gay and Christian Is An Incredibly Courageous Act
Coming out gay and Christian is the place to share your personal experience of growing up gay and how you reconciled being gay and Christian.
Contact Us With Comments And Suggestions.
Contact Us because if you have a question about what we believe, its best to just ask.
Our-store - when you buy from Amazon through us, you help support our ministry.
Our-store offers high quality products from Amazon backed by their legendary service and integrity.
Donations help us share God's truth about GLBTs with the whole world.
Financial donations and your prayers help us reach GLBTs in 190 countries around the world.
Gay Christian 101 - The BEST Book In Years Defending Gay Christians!
Gay Christian 101 - What they DIDN'T tell you in Sunday School! 390 Pages of incredible information for Gay and Lesbian Christians. This book will startle and delight you!
Gay Christian 101 Feedback - Readers Tell Us Why They Love Our Powerful Book!
Gay Christian 101 Feedback - Our readers evaluate the worthiness of our powerful new book.
Adam and Eve Are Wonderful Yet God Also Blesses Other Marriage Partnerships
Adam and Eve were the original couple but here is dramatic scriptural proof that God blesses many other marriage models besides the Adam and Eve model.
Evangelicals admit the Sodom story has nothing to do with homosexuality.
In spite of what is taught in churches, the Bible says absolutely nothing about homosexuality in Sodom.
The Bible never says that shrine prostitutes are homosexuals.
Shrine prostitutes were not homosexuals. They were often heterosexual pagan worshipers of the fertility goddess.
David And Jonathan - The Greatest Human Love Story In The Bible.
If David and Jonathan enjoyed a romantic sexual relationship, their story presents immense opportunities for twenty-first century Christians.
Scriptural analogies encourage us to accept gay marriage
Analogies allow us to draw honest, principled conclusions about gay marriage based on principles revealed in scripture.
Are Christians Under Law? No, Absolutely Not - Scripture is clear on that!
Are Christians under Law? Do Christians have to keep the Old Testament Law to be right with God? The short answer is no. You are not under the law but under grace. Romans 6:14.
The Gay Centurion Jesus met and blessed in Matthew 8 and Luke 7.
The gay centurion Jesus met and blessed in Matt 8 and Luke 7 was partnered with a man referred to as his pais.
Same sex attracted eunuchs were sometimes gay lesbian or transgendered.
Same sex attracted eunuchs throughout history included gay men, lesbians and gender variant people including transgendered individuals.
Malakoi is NEVER used in the Bible to mean gay, lesbian, bisexual or trans.
When Malakoi is used by Jesus, Paul and early Christians, it refers to soft clothing, substandard ethics, weak morals.
Define Arsenokoites - This word NEVER referred to homosexuals in ancient usage.
Define Arsenokoites. The Greek language had words to describe homosexual activity but arsenokoites was rarely, if ever, used to describe homosexual activity.
Romans 1 describes ancient shrine prostitution, not modern gays and lesbians.
Romans 1, in historical context, is about ancient Roman fertility goddess worshipers who engaged in shrine prostitution to worship Cybele, not gays and lesbians.
Without Natural Affection - is NEVER used in the Bible to refer to homosexuals.
Without natural affection, from the Greek word, astorgos, is never used in the Bible to condemn gays and lesbians.
The book of Jude condemns sex with angels, not homosexuality and not lesbianism.
According to Jude, the sin of Sodom was men attempting to gang rape and violate angels.
Coming Out Is Not Easy But Often Its The Most Honest Thing You Can Do.
Coming out as a gay Christian is a courageous, loving, positive action.
Gay marriage is as old as history, rooted in the mists of antiquity.
Gay Marriage is as old as history. It was accepted throughout Europe over the centuries and should be accepted today since gay marriage poses no threat to heterosexual marriage.
Transgender issues should be handled with much loving care and Christian grace.
Transgender issues provide opportunity for the body of Christ to love those who feel abused and rejected.
Exodus International, under the guise of helping, hurts millions of gays.
Exodus and Alan Chambers are truth averse. Alan recently punkd Justin Lee and the GCN Conference.
The Beastiality argument intentionally attacks gay and lesbian relationships.
The beastiality argument is a dishonest attempt by anti-gay Christians to equate gay and lesbian partnerships to having sex with animals.
Bible Boot Camp training helps you become a Biblical disciple of Jesus.
Boot Camp is where you learn the basics of Christian doctrine and how to follow Jesus as an authentic Biblical disciple.
Who is Jesus? Your answer determines your eternal destiny.
Who is Jesus is a question all of us must answer. The Bible in the Gospel of John is clear about Jesus - He is God the Son and the Son of God.
Saved - We explain how so you know for sure.
Saved - Enjoy our simple explanation and video about why good people can't go to heaven but bad people can!
Getting Saved Is The Most Important Thing You Will Ever Do.
Getting saved is not about joining the church or getting baptized or doing religious stuff. Getting saved is about trusting Jesus because He paid the penalty for your sins.
How To Witness Effectively For Jesus And Share Your Faith
How To Witness. Many Christians would love to tell others about Jesus but they don't really know where to start. Here is a simple, effective approach which works.
Information Resources For GLBT Christians because knowledge is power.
Resources to help gay and lesbian Christians grow in their Bible-based Christian faith.
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Our privacy policy keeps your personal information safe and secure. We never sell or share your personal information.
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About Us. Is A Fellowship Of Saved Gays And Lesbians.
About Us. is a fellowship of Bible believing gay and lesbian Christians who desire to obey the Scripture while also acknowledging our God-given sexual orientation.
My Coming Out - True Story of Rick Brentlinger's Spiritual Journey
My Coming Out tells the real truth of Rick Brentlinger and his spiritual journey to full acceptance as a gay Christian in the body of Christ.
Mission - We present God's truth, not PC nonsense, to the body of Christ.
Mission - Our beliefs about contemporary issues are based on scriptural examples and principles plus what the Bible says, in context.
Statement Of Faith Of - We Believe The Bible Is God's Word
Statement Of Faith. We believe in the Bible, the Triune Godhead, the Virgin Birth, the Deity of Christ, the Blood Atonement for sin, the Bodily Resurrection and Jesus Christ as the Way, the Truth and
Ex-Gay ministries will take your money but offer little hope of real change.
Ex-Gay ministries used to promote orientation change. Now they just take your money without holding out any genuine hope of real orientation change.
Answer - the tough questions about being gay.
Answer - The Bible has important info for questions people ask about being gay and Christian.
Transvestism or cross-dressing does not necessarily indicate homosexuality.
Transvestism, wearing clothing of the opposite sex, is practiced by many heterosexuals and does not always indicate one's gender or sexuality.
Ex-gays - are they real or victims of fraud or is the term oxymoronic?
Ex-gays are a niche ministry, a deeply wounded and vulnerable group preyed upon by ministries who purport to help them.
Our poems and short stories share real life experiences in a dramatic way.
Poems and short stories are a fascinating way to share your life experiences with others.
Pets bring us joy, enrich our lives and expand our horizons.
Pets are such agreeable friends. They ask no questions and they never criticize, which is why we love them so much.
Fall To Grace is a dangerously deceptive book filled with false teaching.
Fall To Grace equates the grace of God with the false teaching that everyone is saved automatically, without trusting Jesus.
Fav-fotos, where you can share your favorite photos with our 101 community.
Fav-fotos allows you a free place to share your funny, favorite, fascinating fotos with our world-wide GLBT community.
Entrepreneurs are ordinary people with extraordinary dreams and determination.
Entrepreneurs dream outside the box, work harder, plan better and follow through to achieve success.
Sermons which teach us the Bible are helpful, blessed and full of grace.
The best sermons are expositiory, drawing out the great truths of inerrant infallible scripture.
Mary-Slessor, Missionary Heroine of Okoyong, Nigeria
Red-haired Mary-Slessor brought salvation, education and freedom to the indigenous peoples of Nigeria.
Mary-Slessor-2 continues the true story of a great missionary to Africa.
Red-haired Mary-Slessor-2 brought salvation, education and freedom to the indigenous peoples of Nigeria.

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