Nathan Albert

Embracing Love: My Journey to Hugging a Man in His Underwear - Chicago

Nathan Albert

Talk: Embracing Love: My Journey to Hugging a Man in His Underwear - Chicago

Nathan Albert stood with friends along the Chicago Pride Parade route, bearing signs of apology on behalf of Christians who had failed to represent Christ's love to the LGBTQ community. Little did he know that millions around the world would soon see him captured in an iconic photograph hugging a man in his underwear. Embracing Love is the story behind that photograph, the story of a musical theatre actor turned pastor who shares personal and pastoral stories of the LGBTQ community. He invites readers past the intimidation of controversy for the sake of embracing people with the love of Jesus.

Nathan Albert

Nathan Albert is a pastor, husband, preacher, father, and storyteller. He is the author of the viral blog post, I Hugged a Man in His Underwear which was the impetus for his book, Embracing Love: My Journey to Hugging a Man in his Underwear. He has worked in youth ministry in Rhode Island,

Embracing Love: My Journey to Hugging a Man in His Underwear

Nathan Albert invites readers past the intimidation of controversy for the sake of embracing people with the love of Jesus.

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