Archives for April 2013

Falling in Love

The following post is from Kevin Harris, the Administrative Assistant and Director of Community Relations at The Marin Foundation. “Filled with compassion, Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man. ‘I am willing,’ he said. ‘Be clean!’ Immediately the leprosy left him and he was cured.” In reading the story of Jesus healing the [Read More…]

Living in the Tension Gathering – Mon April 8

Now that the dust has settled, we’re bringing this conversation back. Join us this upcoming Monday, April 8th, as we discuss Beyonce’s Superbowl half-time show and use it as a springboard to talk about power and female sexuality and its expression. Was the performance about power or sex or both? Was it an example of [Read More…]

Proximity and Relationship.

This post is written by Michael Kimpan, our Associate Director at The Marin Foundation. — There’s credibility and power in proximity and relationship. It is impossible to advance the message of reconciliation without being in proximity to and relationship with those who’ve been marginalized. Proximity to and relationship with the marginalized instills in us an [Read More…]

Safe Havens

The following post is from Brent Bailey, a Master of Divinity student at Abilene Christian University. Brent will be interning with us again at The Marin Foundation this summer and you can find his blog at I want us to imagine the church functioning as a support system that empowers people to come out. . [Read More…]

Open Letter to Closeted LGBT Christians

The following post comes from the anonymous blogger behind The Registered Runaway, a gay man navigating his way through faith, sexuality and inner peace.   I’m writing this to the closeted LGBT Christians out there, but in a way, I’m writing this to myself. When I was where you are, alone and in agony, I [Read More…]