enGendered Conference


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

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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.

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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.