The Religious Institute publishes congregational guidebooks to help faith communities address a variety of sexuality issues. It is our hope that these practical guides will be relevant or adaptable for a broad spectrum of U.S. religious congregations. All of our congregational guidebooks are available for purchase in our online store.
By Rev. Debra W. Haffner
A Time To Build outlines the building blocks of a sexually healthy faith community. Updated and Expanded 2012 Edition.
A Time To Speak: Faith Communities and Sexuality Education, 3rd Edition
A Time To Speak affirms the unique role of congregations in providing sexuality education and explains how congregations can provide sexuality education directly and support sexuality education in the community. Updated and Expanded 2011 Edition.
A Time To Seek: Study Guide on Sexual and Gender Diversity
By Timothy Palmer and Rev. Debra W. Haffner
A Time To Seek reviews sociological, public health and scientific data on sexual and gender diversity, and considers key Scriptural passages in light of contemporary understandings of sexuality issues from a multi-faith perspective.
A Time to be Born is the first multifaith resource to address the scientific and ethical complexities of reproductive technologies from a religious perspective and to provide practical advice to religious leaders to help the people they serve who struggle with these issues.