The following resources are available through websites and bookstores.

Recommended books for youth struggling with same sex attractions:

 

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A Young Man’s Journey

by Floyd Godfrey

This workbook is written for young men who want to understand the emotional needs and wounds which generate homosexual feelings. It provides insight and understanding in a simple format. It can be used for parents, clergy, and counselors as a format for supporting young men who want to change. Goals and healing activities can be established from concepts in each chapter.

 

Recommended books for men struggling with same sex attractions:

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Desires in Conflict

by Joe Dallas

For more than a decade, Desires in Conflict has been the definitive “must–read” for those who wonder “Can a homosexual change?” This new edition with updated information offers more compelling reasons why the answer is “yes!” 

 

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Growth Into Manhood

by Alan Medinger  

In Growth into Manhood the reader is given the chance to learn the qualities of character that define a mature man, about the practical steps a man can take to grow into his fullest potential, and about the paradoxical truth that, in the end, real manhood is, something we give away."A terrific book loaded with fresh insights and practical encouragement for the man struggling to move into the fullness of his manhood." Bob Davies, Former Executive Director of Exodus International.

 


Recommended books for women struggling with same sex attractions:

 

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Restoring Sexual Identity

by Anne Paulk

Restoring Sexual Identity offers answers to the most commonly asked questions from both homosexuals desiring change and friends and relatives of women struggling with same–sex attractions. The author draws from her own experience and that of many other former lesbians who participated in an extensive survey on same–sex attraction. 

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Love Is a Choice

by Dr. Robert Hemfelt, Dr Frank Minirth, Paul Meier M.D.

Is codependency at the root of your unhappiness? Let the doctors Of the Meier New Life Clinic and The Minirth Clinic walk you through their ten proven stages to recovery from codependency, introducing a new dimension: the important stage of seeing God's unconditional love as the answer to your deepest emotional needs and your hunger for love.

 

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Emotional Dependency

by Lori Thorkelson Rentzel

This booklet describes the signs of emotional dependency and shows how God can bring healing and wholeness to these unhealthy relationships.

 

 

Recommended books for loved ones of those struggling with same sex attractions:

 

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When Homosexuality Hits Home

by Joe Dallas 

In this straightforward book, Joe Dallas offers practical counsel, step by step, on how to deal with the many conflicts and emotions parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters or any family member will experience when learning of a loved one’s homosexuality.

 

 

Recommended books for pastors and Christian counselors caring for those with same sex attractions:

 

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God's Grace and the Homosexual Next Door

by Alan Chambers.

Alan, a former homosexual himself—and four of his colleagues at Exodus International offer practical and biblical insights on how both individuals and churches can become a haven for homosexuals seeking freedom from same–sex attractio

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The Gay Gospel?

by Joe Dallas

In this updated edition of A Strong Delusion, author and counselor Joe Dallas helps readers understand what pro–gay theology is and how to confront it in a biblical manner. This resource is an important one for those who have been unsure how to respond to the growing acceptance of homosexuality in the evangelical community. It offers the balance between conviction and compassion and a practical guide to communicating with those who have embraced the pro–gay Christian movement. 

 

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101 Frequently Asked Questions About Homosexuality

by Mike Haley

Here are the answers to the most often asked questions about homosexuality, fielded by an expert on the subject...and a former homosexual himself. Compassionate and Scriptural Answers from Focus on the Family’s Mike Haley 

Turning Controversy into Church Ministry: A Christlike Response to Homosexuality 

by William P. Campbell

Author Bill Campbell believes that Christians can have a significant positive influence on how the larger culture frames the issue of same-sex attraction. He combines 20 years of study with current surveys and research by national leaders of ministries to homosexuals. Campbell packs his book with insights, tools, and practical guidelines for creating ministry in any size or type of congregation. Implementing these ideas not only helps bring Christ’s presence to those with unwanted same-sex attractions, but also enables Christian congregations to become more relevant to a changing world. 


Recommended books for men struggling with pornography or sexual addiction:

 

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The Game Plan

by Joe Dallas

This book is that plan-a plan for getting back in The Game, where the battle for sexual integrity can be won, once and for all. An experienced counselor, Joe Dallas lays out a positive five-point strategy for overcoming harmful sexual addiction. Drawing from his own hard-earned lessons and based on biblical principles and practices, Dallas’s method is innovative and simple, powerfully equipping those men who have been caught up in pornography, extramarital affairs, or any form of sexual sin. 

 

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Every Man's Battle

by Fred Stoeker and Stephen Arterburn 

Shattering the perception that men are unable to control their thought lives and roving eyes, Every Man's Battle shares the stories of dozens who have escaped the trap of sexual immorality and presents a practical, detailed plan for any man who desires sexual purity-perfect for men who have fallen in the past, those who want to remain strong today, and all who want to overcome temptation in the future.