Resources for Churches or religious communities.

Gay in a straight marriage

Gay, lesbian, and bisexual people find themselves in straight marriages for a variety of reasons.

These could be generational, geographical, religious, family, or cultural pressures or just an overwhelming need to be ‘normal’.

Some realise their same-sex orientation later in life.

Creating a space for a respectful LGBTQ – Christian dialogue

This presentation, created in 2008, is the foundation of Ambassadors & Bridge Builders International’s philosophy and approach.

It has been the vehicle whereby a safe place has been created for churches, religious organisations, and leaders to engage and learn more about LGBT people and their community.

Homosexuality

Founder of Ambassadors & Bridge Builders International, Anthony Venn-Brown, was the first openly gay man invited to speak in an Australian evangelical Bible college.

This lecture deconstructs many false assumptions in the Christian Church about LGBTQ people and the community.

Being an Ambassador

Activism is sometimes perceived as militant and aggressive, and for some, this is their modus operandi.

Their behaviours often only reinforce Christians’ negative views of the LGBTQ community.

Instead of moving people forward, they only become more entrenched.

Bestselling autobiography – A Life of Unlearning

A life of Unlearning a preacher's struggle with his homosexuality, church and faith | Bestseller | Third Edition.

We are all living a life of unlearning: unlearning things we accepted as truth but created a persona so unlike who we really are.

Eventually cracks appear and beliefs challenged.

On the surface, everything looked perfect. Anthony Venn-Brown was a happily married father-of-two and a popular preacher in Australia’s growing mega-churches such as Hillsong.

Behind the scenes, he fought…