October 6: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible?

10-6-10:

There is a moral to every story even when the ending isn’t clearly outlined for you. Mark 4:2-9

Critics accuse parables as being evasive; but they’re actually about who has the will to hear. Mark 4:10-12

Biggest stumbling blocks to living a productive and fruitful faith: Satan, persecution, worries, wealth and comparison. Mark 4:14-20

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).

  • Alli B

    Andrew,
    This verse made me think of you: 1 Peter 3:15 “But sanctify Christy as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence.”

    Sometimes people forget what it means to be gentle and reverent when dealing with people interpersonally. I feel like this is a Biblical principle answer to the common concern of secular Christians to “speak truth” over living out of grace.


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