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Holy Sexuality: An Interview with Christopher Yuan

April 29, 2019

Show Notes

Christopher Yuan, DMin, has taught at Moody Bible institute for more than ten years, and his speaking ministry on faith and sexuality has reached five continents. He coauthored with his mother, Angela, their memoir Out of a Far Country: A Gay Son’s Journey to God, a Broken Mother’s Search for Hope. He is also the author of Giving a Voice to the Voiceless. Dr. Yuan holds degrees from Moody Bible Institute, Wheaton College, and Bethel Seminary.

Holy Sexuality Table of Contents 

Foreword, Rosaria Butterfield xiii

1. Shaped by God’s Grand Story (1)
Framing the Conversation with Theology

2. A Case of Mistaken Identity (7)
Is Sexuality Who We Really Are?

3. The Image of God (14)
Where Identity Begins

4. The Imprint of Sin (24)
The Gravity of the Fall

5. Why Anthropology Matters (33)
Consequences of Ignoring Who We Are

6. Holy Sexuality (43)
God’s Good Intent for All

7. The Temptations (53)
Addressing Same-Sex Attractions

8. Anatomy of Desire (58)
Seeing the End from the Beginning

9. “Sexual Orientation” (67)
Blind Acceptance or Critical Assessment?

10. The Biblical Covenant of Marriage (73)
More Than Companionship

11. A Theology of Marriage (86)
The Meaning Behind “I Do”

12. Singleness (97)
For Better or for Worse?

13. More on Singleness (105)
Simply a Good Gift

14. Spiritual Family (122)
Everlasting Brotherhood and Sisterhood

15. Sanctification (138)
The Path to Holy Sexuality

16. Bad Fruit on Vines (147)
The Good Fruit of Sanctification

17. Compassion (156)
The Only Way Forward

18. Outreach (166)
Guidelines for Our Conversations

19. Receiving the News (177)
How to Respond When a Friend Opens Up

20. Discipleship (185)
Grounded in a New Identity

Study Guide (197)

Acknowledgments (215)

Notes (219)

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