The Author

Rachel Gilson is director of theological development at Cru Northeast. She holds a BA in history from Yale College and is completing her MDiv at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. She blogs at

Why He Doesn’t Call Himself Gay

Attraction is real, but too flimsy to build an identity on.

How to Be a Safe Space for the Same-Sex Attracted

Is your church a place where same-sex attracted Christians

Figuring Out Faithfulness with Same-Sex Attraction

We long for dignity, holiness, and fullness of life

The Joyous Story of Sex

If we’re able to move beyond fear of this

I Resonate—and Disagree—with This Gay Christian

Gregory Coles writes, 'Other people’s hearts are none of