Christian psychologists and pastoral counselors are decrying the fear mongering over "gay conversion therapy," with tales of "electroshock" use in church basements, arguing that the state is trying to control legitimate therapy.Read More > View All >
A film production trailer (produced by CIT) was released at an OSCE side-event meeting today, 27th September, 2016: "Voices of the Silenced" reminds us that the Christian Gospel, whether or not equated to personal faith, has influenced western civilisation so profoundly that even the secularists today buil... Read more
Core Issues Trust will offer a side event at the OSCE in Warsaw, Poland on Monday 26th September, at 1.00-2.30pm (meeting room 2) Read more
A new production by Core Issues Trust, soon to be released!
In 1994 John Bancroft, who later became director of the Kinsey Institute, said about research into sexual orientation, both heterosexual and homosexual, that it was an area “par excellence where scientific objectivity has little chance of survival.” Might counsellors yet be faced with the question: does loyalty to gay ideology justify abandoning the Hippocratic principle, First do no harm to the client? (First appeared under 'Latest News and Statements' 14th October, 2016). Read more
The Revd Stephen Neill (Gazette 16th Sept) believes that “It is no longer possible to participate in a charade that seeks to give equal weight to the arguments pro and con the full inclusion of LGBT Christians within our Church.” Read more
On Friday 13th May 2016 I attended a fringe meeting at the General Synod of the Church of Ireland, organised by Changing Attitude Ireland, at which the speaker was Jayne Ozanne, a patron of Accepting Evangelicals. Read more
You may as a Christian have heard over and over that all we need to do in our lives with our ‘issues’ is pray about them or ask someone else to pray for us. If this is the case, you’ll also have found out that this has not made any difference in your situation. And so you try to fight those feelings; you try to struggle against the temptation to ‘act out’ or to think lustful thoughts about other guys or even to watch content on the internet which arouses you. Read more
I want to reach out a hand to help people who have experienced these kind of feelings and for whatever reason do not want to live a homosexual lifestyle. Read more
Guidance on the Practice of Psychological Therapies that Pathologise and/or Seek to Eliminate or Reduce Sam... Visit link
In this 2nd Edition of the same title, Dermot O’Callaghan’s concerns about the research data of the Roy... Visit link
Report and phone in on the day of MP Mike Freer's 'debate' in Westminster Hall on Gay Conversion Therpies a... Download audio file
20 Nov 2013 : Column 385WH Motion by Sandra Osborne, MP with then Minister Norman Lamb. Visit link
Core Issues is a non-profit Christian ministry supporting men and women with homosexual issues who voluntarily seek change in sexual preference and expression.
It respects the rights of individuals who identify as 'gay' who do not seek change, and supports dignity for LGBT persons. It does not support gay "marriage" - usually considered an "equality" issue, premised on the belief that being gay is "biological" and is therefore unchangeable. Core Issues Trust offers one-to-one support for individuals voluntarily seeking to leave homosexual behaviours and feelings. Please read our "Statement on Prejudice". The Royal College of Psychiatrists (2014) has recently affirmed that human sexuality is fluid for some, and therefore changeable in some cases. Core Issues Trust promotes the idea that individuals are not "victims" of their sexual desires.
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