Archives for October 2010

Part 1: Time to ‘Name’ What is Ignored

This forthcoming 2 Part Series is written by Kevin Harris – Director of Community Relations at The Marin Foundation. “Whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me.” -Jesus As most everyone has heard, recently there has been a tragic string of suicides in the last [Read More…]

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, [Read More…]

Guest Post by Dr. Tony Campolo

On Monday October 11th (also not coincidentally that is also National Coming Out Day), Dr. Tony Campolo will be speaking at The Marin Foundation’s Living in the Tension Gathering on Faith, Sexuality and Politics. Our event will be held at Roscoes, the historic gay bar in Boystown (Starting at 7:30pm CST). Here is the link to [Read More…]

October 5: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? 10-5-10: What others think is insane is nothing but a path to accomplishing the Lord’s will. Mark 3:20-21 Jesus’ model of unity vs. division has been used today to further cultural dominance—not to experience the power of the Lord in its original intent. Mark 3:23-27 Jesus looked at all [Read More…]

Andrew Marin LGBT Bullying Public Service Announcement

I’m tired of the excuses of conservative Christians and their organizations that say the publicity of the recent suicides, and trainings for LGBT bullying in general, are to promote the ‘gay agenda.’ Wrong. They are to dignify human life – whether one agrees doctrinally or not. Just like Jesus did to the institution he came to [Read More…]

October 4: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? 10-4-10: No matter how much good Jesus did, recognized or unrecognized, his critics would not stop plotting until they felt they ‘won’. Mark 3:5-6 Critics tend to not have an original thought or opinion, just those thoughts/opinions based on you, your words or your works. Mark 3:4 At the [Read More…]

“The Hope I Hold On To”

Someone recently sent me this song and I started to cry like a little baby. So unbelievable… I’d Need a Savior by Among the Thristy Much love. [Read more…]