Chances are that you have encountered counselees who have had questions about and problems concerning sexuality. Taking into account our hyper-sexualized culture, which approves of everything from gender reassignment surgery to pornography, adultery, and the eradication of the gender binary, this should not come as any surprise. The good news is that there are answers for your counselees regarding their desires, peace to soothe their fears, and a hope available to meet them in the midst of their struggle. As we engage those who struggle with same-sex desires, the way of the cross promises hope, peace, and an identity and inheritance that cannot be stolen.
Samuel Stephens is Director of Training Center Certification at the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors and Assistant Professor of Biblical Counseling at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.