Why would God make someone gay and then deny them a loving, committed same-sex relationship?

This question assumes that God made someone gay. So the first point is that it's not been proven that people are born with same-sex attractions (see FAQ "What causes same-sex attraction?"). Secondly, the question ignores the biblical truth that we live in a fallen world where every one of us has desires that God calls us to deny.

Rob’s Story - Growing in Grace

Where to start…my name is Rob and I’m now 24 years old, well in fact soon to be 25, so cue mid-life crisis! Although I'm not from a Christian background I did grow up in a loving family with a nice upbringing. I listened intently to Gospel messages when I was 10 years old and started going to the church youth group and other services. I experienced God's love and started to grow in faith.

Book Review: Naked Surrender

naked surrender‘Naked Surrender: Coming home to our true sexuality’
by Andrew Comiskey
£8.99
220 pages
Published by IVP in Sept 2010

As a new Christian, I had been profoundly impacted by Andrew Comiskey’s earlier book ‘Pursuing Sexual Wholeness’ so I was excited to read ‘Naked Surrender’. Here he describes the church as, “...a mosaic of Christ composed of many faces.”  He states that it is within the body of Christ that we find healing; we recover together as we learn to, “love imperfectly but well.”  We become ‘good gifts’ to each other as we, “submit to one another out of reverence to Christ,” (Ephesians 5:21).

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