Jan 21: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? When you take Jesus at his word miracles happen. [John 4:43-54] There are few things Jesus loved more than elevating the oppressed in the face of the cultural-norm-gatekeepers. [John 5:1-15] When you live in the way of Jesus, opposite to the only way a society knows how to do [Read More...]

VIDEO: My Recent Talk at Christ Presbyterian Church, MN

Andrew Marin at The Table at CPC from Christ Presbyterian Church on Vimeo. For those of you not going to church today, here you go. The first weekend of January I spoke at Christ Presbyterian Church in Edina, MN. It was a great few days connecting with their pastoral staff, Registered Runaway, Tony Jones (who took [Read More...]

Jan 20: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? For those deeply embedded in a culture, it is almost impossible for them to see the new reality right in front of their face. [John 4:1-18] God is not constrained to a certain locale, so don’t constrain your worship of God’s creation and work to one. [John 4:19-26] There [Read More...]

Jan 19: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? When you view life through the lens of the Spirit instead of our own mind, confusion opens into understandable concepts. [John 3:1-15] Plain and simple, Jesus is love. [John 3:16-21] There will come a time when your greatest priority must be to allow another to step to the front. [Read More...]

The Truth about Peacemaking

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This post is written by Michael Kimpan, The Marin Foundation’s new Associate Director. We will be properly introducing Michael very soon, but for now, you can read his thought provoking blog, hit him up on Facebook, and follow him on Twitter. THE TRUTH ABOUT PEACEMAKING A few days ago I wrote a post on my [Read More...]

Jan 18: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? Just a small amount of faith gives you a reality never imagined. [John 1:43-51] Contemporary stigma doesn’t necessarily translate to biblical era stigma. We must keep an eye to culture to understand the scriptural principles. [John 2:1-11] When caught in the wrong, people try to rationalize their way out [Read More...]

I Just Got Uninvited from Speaking at the United Nations

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A few weeks ago representatives from the United Nations who were interested in holding a panel discussion about the international criminalization of homosexuality reached out to me to participate. They thought it would be good to have an evangelical representation on the very progressive panel, someone who has also been outspoken against the criminalization of [Read More...]

Jan 17: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? You don’t have to fully understand, or even personally see something to revere its reality and impact. [John 1:1-18] The vocation of some is to never see what their work produces. For others it is to reap the benefits of those who came before. Both are a testament to [Read More...]

Jan 16: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? You never know what random conversations might just reveal Jesus himself. [Luke 24:13-35] Doubt is a normal and acceptable part of faith. But even in the doubt don’t forget to keep your eyes pointed toward Jesus. [Luke 24:36-49] When a miracle happens, whether you understand it or not, thank [Read More...]

Huge Announcement by Famous UK Pastor Steve Chalke

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A few weeks ago famous UK pastor Steve Chalke called me to let me know that he, in a very public way, is going to make the announcement that he believes in the Scriptural integrity and inclusion of committed same-sex relationships and marriage. Today is that day (for my US readers, picture Rick Warren making such an announcement). [Read more...]

Jan 15: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? When you are the one picked to carry the cross the majority of others won’t help, they’ll just be happy they weren’t picked. [Luke 23:26-32] Never forget to practice humility within the most intense of moments. There in-lies the Kingdom of God. [Luke 23:33-49] We will never be able [Read More...]

Jan 14: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? The most difficult thing you will ever have to do is live in your identity when you’re the only one in a crowd of accusatory people. [Luke 22:55-23:5] The one thing that two entities who hate each other can only ever agree on is how much they mutually hate [Read More...]

Jan 13: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? Using intimacy as a means to an end leads to the most intense of betrayals. [Luke 22:47-48] When you ask a question, let the person actually respond before you act in haste. [Luke 22:49-51] Those who seek to bring peace are always met with cowardly violence. [Luke 22:52-54] Much [Read More...]

Jan 12: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? We think we know what it is like to walk with Jesus. Even his disciples who did only had a limited view. Just follow. [Luke 22:31-38] Living with faith means we can ask hard questions but receive even more difficult answers. [Luke 22:39-44] Good intentions don’t always translate into [Read More...]


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