Video of me speaking at Mariners Church – Irvine, CA

Lumen 1.30 – Andrew Marin from mariners church on Vimeo.

This video was from two weekends ago while I was quite sick. I’m just happy my body and voice lasted. What did you think of the 3 suggestions to engaging the LGBT/conservative Christian conversation?

Much love.

About Andrew Marin

Andrew Marin is President and Founder of The Marin Foundation ( He is the award winning author of two books and a DVD curriculum, and his new book Us Versus Us: The Untold Story of Religion & the LGBT Community, will release June 2016. Since 2010 Andrew has been asked by the United Nations to advise their various agencies on issues of bridging opposing worldviews, civic engagement, and Christian involvement in reconciliation. He is currently based St. Andrews, Scotland where he is researching and teaching at the University of St. Andrews, earning his PhD in Divinity. His research focuses on the theology and praxis of social reconciliation between victims and their perpetrators. Andrew is married to Brenda, and you can find him elsewhere on Twitter (@Andrew_Marin), Facebook (AndrewMarin01), and Instagram (@andrewmarin1).

  • wackywilliams

    thank you so much for posting this video when you did! #1 I just got internet up again about a week ago & #2 my paster was descussing with me a couple of months ago, that is sister who is a lesbein had invited him to there wedding & he was struggling with how to handle it becuse for one he has two kids under 4yrs old & two wasn’t sure was biblelicly right in the situation, he didn’t wan’t to condone what they were doing but wanted to suport his sister & wasn’t even sure weather to give a gift for both or give them seprite ones. he had emaild a cople of people from seminary that he trusted but wasn’t getting any practical feedback so he asked me what I thought & I sugessted some things you had said previsly about just loveing people where there at & remined him that he him self said he was called to love those that other churches wanted nothing to do with & here was his chance. I also sugesste your blog & book but wasn’t sure if he found anything that could be applied but this dead on spoke to his conundrum & querys! I sent it drectly to him. thank you so much for willing to put yourself on the front lines so us little sideliners can navigate the mine filds of life as a conservitive christion that just wants to be like Jesus & love as he loved.

    • wackywilliams

      oh sorry frogot to answer your question, I really liked the three sugestions alot, it helped me alot on how better to aproch the subject when it presents it’s self. love you & miss you man!