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Having the Heart of Christ in a Gender Identity Confused World

Stephen & Deb Bowen:

Stephen and Deb have been married since 1979 and were both converted in 1982 while married and attending Florida A & M University. They are the proud parents of three adult children: 2 daughters and a son. Both daughters are same-sex attracted.

The Bowens serve as leaders of the Parent and Family ministry of Strength in Weakness Ministries, helping parents and families of same-sex attracted loved ones. Deb is also a three-time cancer survivor who deals with chronic illnesses on a daily basis.

Deb and Stephen spent 15 years in the full-time ministry. They served as Evangelist and Women’s Ministry Leader & Worship Team Leaders in South Florida, Tennessee and California. The Bowens are members of the 1200 Tharpe Street Church in Tallahassee, Florida where they serve as Life Group Leaders. Stephen serves on the leadership team and is Assistant Deputy Commissioner of Data Systems for the Florida Department of Education. (SIW Parent Group Registration)