Helpful Books

These are some books that members of The Zacchaeus Fellowship have found helpful. Each person’s journey and needs are different. As such, this list is provided for your convenience only.

Books for Those Struggling with Same-Sex Attraction

Beyond Gay
David Morrison (Our Sunday Visitor, 1999)
Coming out of Homosexuality
Bob Davies & Lori Rentzel (Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 1996)
Crisis in Masculinity
Leanne Payne (Baker Books, 1995)
Desires in Conflict
Joe Dallas (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1991)
Homosexuality: A new Christian Ethic
Dr. Elizabeth Moberly (James Clarke & Co., 1983)
Love Hunger
David Kyle Foster (Chosen Books, 2014 )
Out of Egypt: Leaving Lesbianism Behind
Jeanette Howard (East Sussex: Monarch Pub.)
Pursuing Sexual Wholeness
Andrew Comiskey (Lake Mary, Fl.: Charisma House, 1989)
Restoring Sexual Identity
Anne Paulk (Harvest House Publishers; 2003)
Restoring the Christian Soul
Robert Gagnon (Abingdon Press, 2003)
•The Broken Image
Leanne Payne (Grand Rapids, MI.: Baker Book House Company, 1981, 1996)
•The Healing Presence: Curing the Soul Through Union with Christ
Leanne Payne (Baker Books, 1995)
•You Don’t Have to Be Gay: Hope and freedom for males struggling…
Jeff A. Konrad (Newport Beach, CA: Pacific Publishing House, 1987)
Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert
Rosaria Champagne Butterfield (Crown & Covenant Pub; 1st edition 2012)
Setting Love in Order: Hope and Healing for the Homosexual
Mario Bergner (Grand Rapids, MI.: Baker Book House Company, 1995)
Strength in Weakness
Andrew Comiskey (InterVarsity Press, 2003)
The Bible and Homosexual Practice: Text and Hermeneutics
Robert J. Gagnon (Abingdon Press, 2002)
Washed and Waiting
Wesley Hill (Zondervan, 2010)


Books for Pastors and Family Members

A Parent’s Guide to Preventing Homosexuality
Joseph Nicolosi (InterVarsity Press, 2002)
First Steps Out : How Christians Can Respond to a Loved One Coming Out
Christy McFarren (Thoughtful Revolution Press, 2012)
Ministering to Gay Teenagers: Practical Help for Youth Workers and Families
Shawn Harrison (Simply Youth Ministry; 2014)
•Out of a Far Country: A Gay Son’s Journey to God
Christopher Yuan  (WaterBrook ,2011)
Someone I Love Is Gay
Bob Davies and Anita Worthen (Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 1996)
When Homosexuality Hits Home: What to Do When a Loved One Says They’re Gay
Joe Dallas (Harvest House, 2004


Books about Homosexual Parenting

·Out From Under: The Impact of Homosexual Parenting
Dawn Stefanowicz (Annotation Press, 2007)


General Books about Homosexuality

A Strong Delusion: Confronting the “gay Christian” movement
Joe Dallas (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1996) * specifically addresses theological issues
Beyond Rejection: The church, homosexuality and hope
Don Baker (Portland, OR: Multnomah Press, 1985)
Homosexuality and the Politics of Truth
Jeffrey Satinover, M.D.(Grand Rapids, MI.: Baker Book House Company, 1997)
Homosexuality: The Use of Scientific Research in the Church’s Moral Debate
Stanton Jones & Mark Yarhouse (Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 2001)
Light in the Closet: Torah, Homosexuality and the Power to Change
Arthur Goldburg (Beverly Hills, CA: Red Heifer Press, 2008)
Reparative Therapy of Male Homosexuality
Joseph Nicolosi (Northvale, New Jersey: Jason Aronson Inc, 1991)
Same-Sex Partnerships? A Christian Perspective
John Stott (Baker, 1998)
Straight and Narrow: Compassion and clarity in the homosexuality debate
Thomas E. Schmidt (Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 1995)
The Bible and Homosexual Practice: Text and Hermeneutics
Robert Gagnon (Abingdon Press, 2003)
Trojan Horse: The Homosexual Ideology and the Christian Church
Donald L. Faris (Burlington, Ontario: Welch Publishing Company, 1989)
Unwanted Harvest?
Mona Riley and Brad Sargent (Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman, 1995)