Andy Wells

by Andrew Ware

Andy Wells is the author of “Tried to Be Straight: Options for Gay Christians.” He holds a Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics from Biola University. Andy’s education, coupled with his life experience struggling to reconcile his faith and sexuality, lend credibility to his writing.

Andy’s passion for the topics of sexuality and faith come from his struggle with self-acceptance. He knows the frustration of living as a secretly gay man and a publicly born-again Christian. Finding a solution that works without having to abandon one’s faith is Andy’s desire in helping others facing the same dilemma.

Andy and I talk about what self-worth and what it has looked like throughout his journey. Andy’s journey is one of understanding himself deeper, and growing through faith to find community that invites him to live into who he truly feels God has created him to be.

Find Andy:

Andy’s Facebook page

@triedtobestraight on Instagram

Andy’s Website

Andy on YouTube

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Background Music from Yevhen Lokhmatov, ‘Race For Glory’ Granted permission to use this Music by Melody Loops and its licensees, including Andrew Ware.

Andrew Ware

Andrew is a pastor in the United Methodist Church serving Beech Grove UMC in Suffolk, Va. He is a husband to the most amazing wife and father to two amazing kids. I love to run and get active and I am a big advocate for self-care in whatever form helps you to care for yourself.


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