On September 30, 2017, Peace hosted a special conference on sexuality and gender from a biblical perspective, with renowned authors and thought-leaders Rosaria Butterfield and Sam Andreades. Visit our audio resources page to listen to the four conference sessions.
About the Speakers
Sam Andreades is the senior pastor of Faith Reformed Presbyterian Church in Quarryville, Pennsylvania. He is the founder of Higher Ground, a ministry of Christian discipleship serving those with unwanted same-sex attractions. He is a graduate of Yale University (B.S.), Reformed Theological Seminary (M.Div.), New York University (M.S.), and Covenant Theological Seminary (D.Min.). Sam is the author of enGendered: God's Gift of Gender Difference in Relationship. He is married to Mary K., and they have four children. Learn more about Sam on his website.
Rosaria Butterfield is an author and speaker on issues related to identity and sexuality. Formerly a tenured professor of English and Women's Studies at Syracuse University, Dr. Butterfield advised the Syracuse LGBT student group, wrote the school's policy for same-sex couples, and actively lobbied for LGBT aims alongside her lesbian partner. In 1999 she converted to Christ in what she describes as a train wreck. Her memoir, The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert chronicles that difficult journey. Rosaria is now married to Kent, a Reformed Presbyterian pastor in North Carolina, and is a homeschool mother, author, and speaker. Learn more about Rosaria on her website.