The Author

Augustus Nicodemus Gomes Lopes is a Presbyterian minister, theologian, professor, international conference speaker, and bestselling author. Augustus holds a BA in theology from North Presbyterian Seminary in Recife, Brazil, a ThM in New Testament from the Reformed University of Potchefstroom, South Africa, and a PhD in biblical interpretation from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. He is also an associate pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Santo Amaro in São Paulo.

Letter to a Struggling Gay Christian

Conversion definitely does not mean perfection, and it does not mean the absence of temptation, including homosexual desire.

The Growing Crisis Behind Brazil’s Evangelical Success Story

How did evangelicalism reach this point of success and