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Get on-demand access to Equip’s Gender Incongruence Course for just $50. On your own or in a group, you can watch all course sessions led by Jesse, reflect and discuss using course handouts, and review what you’ve learned with detailed notes.
Not ready to jump in just yet? Read samples of “Understanding Gender Incongruence & Caring for Trans* People” on Equip’s Blog, including articles about pronouns and name changes, who trans* people are in God’s eye, and suicide prevention.
Help us raise $8,000 to provide parents-in-need with scholarship access to Equip’s Gender Incongruence Course and reach more churches in 2023. Your support ensures money is never a barrier to parents and pastors getting the resources they need.
“Understanding Gender Incongruence & Caring for Trans* People” is a 4-session course that (1) helps Christian leaders and parents think empathetically and theologically about gender incongruence and (2) equips Christian leaders and parents to offer God’s love and wisdom to trans* people.
Jesse began working with Equip in the fall of 2022. A graduate from the College at Southeastern in 2021 with a Bachelors in Global Studies, Jesse is currently working on a Master’s in Marriage and Family Counseling at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Once graduating with an LMFT, Jesse wants to focus on abuse and trauma therapy and then practice counseling as a missionary in Southeast Asia (hopefully Thailand or Cambodia).
Alongside working with Equip, Jesse started a support group for sexual and gender minorities at a local church and offered training and equipping opportunities to the broader congregation on how to better engage people outside the church who share these experiences.
Jesse is driven by a desire for other sexual and gender minorities to experience God’s love. Despite years of hurt and abuse from former churches, Jesse has undeniably seen God’s faithfulness through the church and wants to continue to better equip the church to care well for the hurting and broken.
Jesse’s preferred pronouns are he/they. To learn more about Jesse’s pronoun preference and why Equip practices pronoun hospitality, read this article on Equip’s Blog.
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