How the Book of Mormon Affected This Gay Man

Book of Mormon

I am a gay, active, Latter-day Saint with a strong testimony of the Book of Mormon. Let me share an experience I had a few years ago where I told the story of gaining a testimony of the scriptures.  It was the occasion of a fireside for Bountiful Temple ordinance workers. As I walked into […]

We Don’t Have Any Gay People In Our Ward – Or Do We?

Men reading scriptures together

I run a small online program called Sons of Sacrifice, which is a Christ-centered sexual self-mastery and addiction recovery training program tailored to the needs of same-sex attracted, believing members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. About a year ago, I wrote a blog post titled, “We don’t have that in our […]

Living as a Gay Latter-day Saint

Group of men studying scriptures

A podcast with host Richard Ostler, “Listen, Learn & Love”. Episode 392, posted with permission. Warren Bittner, director of the Sons of Sacrifice training program, joins with Richard Ostler of the Listen, Learn, and Love podcast to bring Warren’s story to us. This episode is Warren’s story before he met Maurice Harker, CMHC, Founder and […]

Gay, Returned to Church After 38 Years

Sons of Sacrifice Support, Group of Men together

A podcast with host Richard Ostler, “Listen, Learn & Love”. Episode 314, posted with permission. The description from Richard Ostler’s podcast states, “My friend Leland Wilson shares his journey as a gay Latter-day Saint. Leland left the Church (and Southern Utah) around 1983 (in his late teens). Leland lived a successful life as a floral designer […]