Ministering to Gay Teens – CD
Presenter: Shawn Harrison
This workshop will discuss how to effectively minister to teens who identify as gay, lesbian, and bisexual. Based on Shawn’s book, Ministering to Gay Teenagers, core values to instill within youth groups, proactive boundaries, and frequently asked questions from youth workers and church leaders will be discussed.
Shawn Harrison – Shawn is a pastor, writer, speaker, and the founding director of Six:11 Ministries, an online ministry focused on equipping the church and personal discipleship. Since 2008, Shawn has had the privilege of training hundreds of youth workers and church leaders in responding well to gay individuals. His own story of God’s grace, redemption, and challenge has reached thousands across the country and overseas. Shawn’s first book, Ministry to Gay Teenagers, helps Christians minister to gay people from a Jesus-centered approach, while sharing personal stories from himself, others, and parents. Shawn lives with his wife and three kids in Ohio, where he helps pastor Greenville Alliance Church.