learning that Adam was gay, Patti and I were devastated. Our response
was typical. We prayed for a miracle. We pleaded, "God, please
remove this burden from our son and our whole family. If Adam
is truly gay, then please change him. We will do anything to bring
about this change."
Faithful to His word, God answered our prayer. Things changed.
However, the changes that took place were not in Adam but in
us. God, in answering our prayer, opened our eyes to the fact
that He had created Adam gay for His own reasons and we, in our
arrogance, viewed God's creation as flawed.
We still have a lot to learn. The greatest difference is that
our family is ready to face the challenges before us with hope
and strength. God has proven His love and care for us at every
turn in the road and continues to nurture us with every step that
Therefore, we are ready to make this statement before the whole
We have two sons that we love dearly, and one happens to be gay.