Teach Ministries: To Educate About the Consequences of Homophobia

Mary Lou and Bob WallnerTo those of you who sign our guest book, please keep in mind that it is just that, a GUEST book. When we sign a guest book, it is usually in a person's home, thanking them for their hospitality, or it may be in a church simply giving our name and address. If you have an opposing view to our view about homosexuality, please feel free to contact us directly. We want our web site to be a safe place for those who may be hurting. Thank you so much!
Mary Lou and Bob

  July 23, 2011
I saw your story in the documentary "For the Bible Tells Me So." I think you are an amazingly courageous mother, a beautiful Christian, and I admire your dedication to understanding your daughter's plight. I am not homosexual, but after years of soul searching, I have found that my beliefs align with more with Buddhist teachings than the Christian teachings I have experienced. I hid this from my family for a decade. Since I have "come out" as a non-lutheran, non-Christian, I have been alienated from my family for my beliefs. Your story gave me hope, not only for families of homosexuals, but for all families who discriminate against other family members as a result of extreme Christian "values." All they need to do is ask themselves "WWJD?" Always hoping their hearts will open back up for me. Thank you for sharing your story! Respectfully, Gretchen
  July 22, 2011
just saw your website. great jobs
  July 13, 2011
Your courage and resolve are inspirational. I contemplated suicide when my family disowned me but somehow was spared. And, now I am blessed with a loving and accepting relationship with my family. I know that your daughter does forgive any perceived wrongs- I know that it is the holiness that she is to forgive and to love you. I hope you know that beyond a shadow of a doubt.

We are all doing the best we can with what we have. Thank you for blessing all of us by following this calling to "teach" the world and by sharing your truth and story with others. My prayers are that you continue you to act justly, love mercy, walk humbly with your God. Blessings to you and yours.

  July 12, 2011
First, my deepest condolences on the loss of your daughter. Second, you are to be commended for your work. Thank you for doing it, for speaking out to those who spew hate in the name of God. Down with Dobson!
  July 9, 2011
i think what you are doing is amazing. i've always disliked how people use the bible as a weapon & alter their interpretation to back their own hateful opinions. keep moving strong, i'll always support equal rights, love one-another movements!
  July 7, 2011
God bless you for all that you do!
  July 6, 2011
Bless you all.
  July 6, 2011
Thank you for this ministry, Its a valuable lesson us conservative Christians need to learn. Acceptance of my bi-sexual daughter was tough for me but i did from the very beginning and she has been a stronger teen because of it. She is almost 16 and has a really nice girlfriend. I pray one day that my daughter's witnessing will also bring her to Christ. thanks for reinforcing my belief to stick behind her.
  July 6, 2011
What to say, I'm a gay man that is loved, but still after 20yrs not accepted. My parents still donate to Focus on The Family, it especially makes me ill after seeing For The Bible Tells Me So. I AM a born again Christian, but until I find a church that is FULLY gay accepting and affirming, my prayers and my relationship w/ God will be just between Him and me, and that is sad, because this I know in my heart of hearts, the church is wrong and is pushing so many away and causing some to end their own lives.
  July 5, 2011
GOT NETFLIX FOR THE FIRST TIME AND I'M WATCHING THE DOCUMENTARY YOU SPOKE IN ABOUT YOUR DAUGHTER. AND I'M STRAIGHT TO THE WEBSITE. THANKS FOR YOU BEING ''OUT'' ABOUT WHAT REAL LOVE IS. LOVING MY WIFE WAS MY PATH GOD WANTED ME TO TAKE. I WISH I COULD TELL YOU HOW AND WHY HE DID THAT. I SHOULD WRITE A BOOK.
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