Alive in Christ is an inter-denominational, Christ-centered ministry helping Christian men and women find freedom in their struggle with same-sex attraction. We minister to individuals through support groups and equip churches through speakers and training sessions.

“I used to heavily identify myself as dirty and unworthy of God’s grace because of my sin, but being able to share with this group has helped me to recognize the redemptive qualities of my God. It’s one thing to have accountability at my church and with sisters, but it is another thing to experience it with others that struggle the same way you do.” — A female participant

Same-Sex Attraction & the Church: Compassion without Compromise—Alive in Christ’s training seminar


Links to articles to encourage us to view same-sex attraction through a Christian lens. Some articles express views not entirely in agreement with those of Alive in Christ, but are included to spur your thinking.

  • Are People Born Gay? A look at what the research shows and what it means for you by Jeff Johnston

    If you went by pop star declarations, headlines in news magazines, and opinion polls, you would conclude that sexual orientation is determined at birth or earlier. But is that what evidence tells us?

    Johnston walks the layman through the major scientific studies and points out the ways the researchers’ own conclusions do not comport with the sound bites we often hear. Be sure to consult the references at the end. Don’t believe Focus on the Family. Don’t believe Newsweek. Read the studies for yourself. (Posted 2019/05/22)

  • Living the Truth in Love: Pastoral Approaches to Same-Sex Attraction edited by Janet E. Smith and Father Paul Check

    A collection of essays from Catholic authors—including J. Budziszewski, D. C. Mattson, Doug Mainwaring, and Jannelle Hallman—ranging from the theoretical to the practical. (Posted 2019/05/18)

  • What do you do when you’re attracted to a friend? by D. C. Mattson

    (Posted 2019/03/27)

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Alive in Christ is a referral ministry of Hope for Wholeness and a member ministry of the Restored Hope Network.