Redeeming Sexuality and Intimacy

Our 5th annual Redeeming Sexuality and Intimacy Conference will be held in Houston, Texas April 11-13, 2019. 

Our keynote speakers for this year will be Dr. Mark Yarhouse of the Institute for the Study of Sexual Identity; and bestselling author and international speaker, Gary Thomas.

The early bird cost for the the conference is $275 which will include our plenary session dinner on April 11th, and lunch on Friday, April 12th. Student pricing is $130.00.

Our venue is the Hyatt Regency: 425 North Sam Houston Parkway Eas

Call for Papers

As always our conference theme is “redeeming sexuality and intimacy” and we will offer eight workshops, on Friday the 12th and Saturday the 13th, geared to our clinical and pastoral members on topics related to these themes.

Areas of particular interest

  • SA treatment/pastoral care/coaching best practices (in general or with specific demographics, e.g. teens, women, transgender)

  • Partner trauma treatment/coaching/pastoral care best practices

  • SA treatment frameworks and models

  • Working with couples (pastoral, coaching or clinical)

  • The family impact of SA

  • Specific interventions/treatment methods for SAs, partners or family (e.g., group work, disclosure, trauma treatment overview)

  • Spirituality and SA/Partner trauma work

  • Sex addiction and/or partner trauma in the church

Guide for presenters

The deadline to submit 150-200 word abstracts is Nov. 19, 2018. To submit your abstract, please email

Please note that presenters get 25% off the conference registration fee and a free space to sell any books they have (presenters are, however, responsible for running their own table). 

Important Dates

  • Deadline for submissions: Nov. 19, 2018

  • Notification of acceptance: Dec. 17, 2018

  • Deadline for final presentation submission (as pdf, including note-taking space): Apr. 1, 2019


For any enquiries regarding the program, please contact Troy Snyder.

For all general enquiries, please contact our administrator.