Overcomer Series: Leaving LGBT With Ken Williams and Elizabeth Woning
Ken Williams and Elizabeth Woning were encouraged to find out they both had similar testimonies of coming to God after wrestling with same-sex attraction. They started meeting regularly, and as a result, founded Equipped to Love, a ministry that offers biblical support to people with same-sex attraction. Williams fought suicidal tendencies, and Woning attended seminary as openly gay while training to become a pastor. Listen as Williams and Woning share with host Jenny Rose Spaudo their intriguing testimonies.
In this episode, Steve and Lorraine introduce and interview Elizabeth Woning, co-founder of Equipped To Love a ministry designed to educate and encourage the church around the subject of same-sex attraction. Elizabeth brings hope and health to our conversations and attitudes centered around same-sex attraction. She consults with church leaders, parents to offer guidance in loving well, identity seminars, women’s groups, in addition to mentoring and personal coaching.Her ministry seeks to compassionately offer hope and encouragement to those who have been impacted by homosexuality. Through vulnerable conversations and thought-provoking messages, she seeks to demystify the homosexual experience and extend an invitation to touch God, who fills our yearning for identity, community and intimate connection—fundamental needs for one who experiences same sex attraction.Elizabeth’s Website “Surprised by Love” teaching by ElizabethOther WebsitesEquipped to Love – equippedtolove.comMan Alive – http://www.imanalive.com/Moral Revolution – www.moralrevolution.comSy Rogers – http://syrogers.com/Restored Hope Network – restoredhopenetwork.orgDesert Stream & Living Waters Support Groups – www.desertstream.org Books HealingShame and Attachment Loss by Dr. Joseph NicolosiWill I Ever be Good Enough—Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers by Karyl McBrideCrisis in Masculinity by Leanne PayneBroken Image by Leanne PayneTheology/DoctrineHomosexuality: A New Christian Ethic by Elizabeth Moberly, PhD.The Bible and Homosexual Practice by Dr. Robert GagnonCan You Be Gay and Christian by Michael BrownPeople to be Loved: Why Homosexuality is Not Just an Issue, Preston SprinklePersonal StoriesMessy Grace: How a Pastor with Gay Parents Learned to Love Others without Sacrificing Conviction Caleb KaltenbachThe Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert by Rosaria Butterfield