October 19: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible?

10-19-10:

When people can’t grasp you or what you’re all about, they automatically take offense against you. That’s on them, not you. Mark 6:2-3

Grassroots ‘Movements of the Way’ will get recognized no matter the lack of structured publicity. It’s up to others to believe or deny the rumors that come with it. Mark 6:14-16

There are two types of haters: Ones that loathe you no matter what, and ones that fear you will steal their influence. Mark 6:17-20

Much love.

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About Andrew Marin

Andrew Marin is President and Founder of The Marin Foundation (www.themarinfoundation.org). 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).

  • Anna Catherine White

    Hey Andrew,

    I just wanted to share with you what happened to me today. I was wearing my I’m sorry shirt in a furniture store. The older guy who worked there asked me what I was sorry for. I said the I’m sorry is the church apologizing to the gay community.. I couldn’t even get it out before he turned around and refused to listen or even acknowledge me. I have never experienced anything like that. I decided to just tell his back about building bridges between the church and the gay community. So crazy.

    I lived Mark 6:2-3 today. I have to admit it hurt. It made me think about Jesus and what He went through for us. What I went through was nothing but yet it still made me have a better understanding for people who are discriminated against everyday.

    Bless you and what you do,
    one love,
    Anna


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