I Just Got Uninvited from Speaking at the United Nations

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…]

Why Gabe Lyons and Others are Wrong about the Louie Giglio Aftermath

There is so much to sort through after yesterday’s announcement that Louie Giglio stepped down from praying at the Inauguration. This post is my analysis of the major themes from yesterday’s evangelical world’s attempt at thoughtful commentary on this situation. [Read more…]

Reflections on the Louie Giglio Situation

I have been asked by some folks through social media what my thoughts are regarding Louie Giglio stepping down from praying at the Inauguration among heat from some in the LGBT community. Here you go: First, I know through first hand conversations that the Presidential Inauguration Committee (PIC), without a shadow of a doubt, wants [Read More…]

I Have Been Implicated, Again

As someone who leads an organization that works to build bridges between opposing worldviews fighting to dictate cultural normalcy, I am frequently implicated, falsely, in a variety of activist-based claims trying to support “their side.” This happens because The Marin Foundation, as a peacemaking organization, doesn’t take sides but rather focuses on how to peacefully [Read More…]

Celibate Gay Bishops in Civil Partnerships in the Church of England

The Church of England is now allowing for gay clergy in civil partnerships to become bishops. The only caveat is that they have to remain celibate. This ruling puts the ethical bounds of clergy and the Church of England at risk. [Read more…]

Another Great Honor for Love

The Marin Foundation’s now twice viral photo, Christians Hugging a Man in His Underwear at Chicago’s Gay Pride, has been viewed 30 million times since first being posted on my blog. It has also recently been honored in two major outlets “Best Images” lists – one best of 2012 and one best of all time. [Read more…]

One More Day to Donate to The Marin Foundation in 2012

We had an unbelievable 2012. You can click here to see our End of the Year Newsletter. Here are some of the exciting developments amassed throughout the past year: Over 3,000 people attended our Living in the Tension Gatherings We were invited to teach 123 times in 59 locations throughout the US, UK and Eurpoe to [Read More…]

Would Jesus Fight a Legal Battle Against Same-Sex Marriage?

This post was part of a series on Tim Dalrymple’s blog Philosophical Fragments, answering the question, Is It Time for Evangelicals to Stop Opposing Gay Marriage? My response focuses on the question Would Jesus Fight a legal Battle Against Same-Sex Marriage? [Read more…]

Rick Warren on Gay Marriage

This post analyzes my thoughts on Rick Warren’s recent interview with Chelsea Clinton on gay marriage, and then, my analysis of the conservative argument against same-sex marriage based on the word “marriage.” [Read more…]

How to Formulate a “Theology”

I don’t believe in quoting Bible verses as a justification for a specific belief. I instead focus on a Principled Theology, one that focuses on the thematic umbrellas throughout the breathe of Scripture. Here is why… [Read more…]

The New Blog is Live

I’m super excited to have my new blog now live on Patheos! I legitimately love and respect a number of Patheos bloggers (Timothy Dalrymple, Scot McKnight, Tony Jones, Christian Piatt,  Kurt Willems, among others – and the occasional disagreement with my frienemy Hemant Mehta). Intelligent dialogue can never be overrated, and I look forward to [Read More…]

Is It Time for Evangelicals to Stop Opposing Gay Marriage?

This article was first posted, today, on Philosophical Fragments, a blog by philosopher Timothy Dalyrmple. It is a part of a series on answering the question, “Is It Time for Evangelicals to Stop Opposing Gay Marriage?” I am promoting the link on Philosophical Fragments for those who wish to engage in this conversation, because that [Read More…]

My Quick Thought on Chick-Fil-A

I [Andrew] was just asked by a media outlet my thoughts on tonight’s LGBT Kiss-In Protest at Chick-Fil-A, and how Christians should respond. Here was my answer: This Chick-Fil-A situation got out of control really quick, in no small part to a number of pundits on both ends of the spectrum adding unnecessary fuel to [Read More…]

Lack of Perspective Creates Lots of Problems

How easily and quickly people forget what moves them… Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more…]