In this week’s podcast, we're honored to learn from Austen Hartke about his journey of coming out as transgender in seminary, the work he is doing right now to help transgender and gender-expansive Christians, and some encouraging words for Christians parents of transgender youth.
Austen Hartke is a graduate of Luther Seminary’s Master of Arts program in Old Testament/Hebrew Bible Studies, and is the winner of the 2014 John Milton Prize in Old Testament Writing. He is the author of a book entitled "Transforming: The Bible and the Lives of Transgender Christians," which is published by Westminster John Knox Press. He is also the founder and director of Transmission Ministry Collective -- an online community dedicated to the spiritual care, faith, and leadership potential of transgender and gender-expansive Christian.
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