August 13: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible?


Being absorbed in the love and Word of God will shut up even the theologians. Matthew 22:46

Those in a place of power or those who seek status will have both stripped away—in this life and for all eternity. Matthew 23:1-4

Only you and God know if you do Kingdom work for others or for God. You can fool yourself and everyone else, but you can never fool God. Matthew 23:5-14

Discipleship is the real deal. Don’t ever take it lightly because will judge your job as the leader more intensely. Matthew 23:15

Much love.

About Andrew Marin

Andrew Marin is President and Founder of The Marin Foundation ( He is author of the award winning book Love Is an Orientation (2009), its interactive DVD curriculum (2011), and recently an academic ebook titled Our Last Option: How a New Approach to Civility can Save the Public Square (2013). Andrew is a regular contributor to a variety of media outlets and frequently lectures at universities around the world. Since 2010 Andrew has been asked by the United Nations to advise their various agencies on issues of bridging opposing worldviews, civic engagement, and theological aspects of reconciliation. For twelve years he lived in the LGBT Boystown neighborhood of Chicago, and is currently based St. Andrews, Scotland, where he is teaching and researching at the University of St. Andrews earning his PhD in Constructive Theology with a focus on the Theology of Culture. Andrew's research centers on the cultural, political, and religious dynamics of reconciliation. Andrew is married to Brenda, and you can find him elsewhere on Twitter (@Andrew_Marin), Facebook (AndrewMarin01), and Instagram (@andrewmarin1).