The mission of the Sexual & Gender Identity Institute is, from a Christian worldview, to further our understanding of sexual and gender identity, and the intersection of these identities with religious identity, and to be a resource to the church and to the broader culture. We do this through research, training, and consultation.
Mark Yarhouse and Julia Sadusky present a book for all readers who care about or work with gender-diverse youth, casting a vision for practically engaging and ministering to teens navigating gender-identity concerns.
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Gay men and women who desire to be faithful to Scripture and thus choose a life of celibacy have chosen a difficult path and have much to teach the church. Biola's Sean McDowell and Scott Rae interview Mark Yarhouse to discuss his study of these men and women and his subsequent book, Costly Obedience: What We Can Learn from the Celibate Gay Christian Community.
Dr. Mark Yarhouse, director of the Sexual and Gender Identity Institute and the Dr. Arthur P. Rech & Mrs. Jean May Rech Chair at Wheaton College, presented his inaugural lecture entitled "Sexual Identity, Gender Identity & Christian Faith" on February 26, 2020.
After leading a public seminar at Trinity School of Ministry (Armbridge, PA), therapist, researcher, and author, Dr. Mark Yarhouse shares insights on the issue of gender dysphoria.
Listening to Sexual Minorities
A podcast with Dr. Yarhouse and two other guests who have spent more than a decade researching the experience of sexual minorities at faith-based colleges and universities, exploring the intersection of faith and sexuality.
We have anywhere from 5-6 lines of research being conducted at any one time. Discover our current highlights.
We offer consultations and clinical trainings related to sexual and gender identity concerns.
Browse a variety of helpful resources around gender identity issues including articles, workbooks, videos, books, professional referrals, and academic papers.