Here are the Old Testament Scripture References that Jesus Quoted More Than Anything Else

Everytime I read the New Testament I see Jesus quoting the Old Testament quite a bit. As I learned in my Bible interpretation classes in seminary, parallel passages and repeat quotes are there to drive points home more directly. Maybe it’s just me, but for a while now I’ve wondered if Jesus quoted any one [Read More...]

Faithful Christianity Means a Walking Hypocrite?

This morning my good friend Adam McLane posted these profoundly truthful words on feeling like a hypocrite. When I read it I quickly remembered a series of conversations I’ve recently had. Before I get into those let me tell you this, even if some may disagree: I am intentionally, and with a humble spirit, trying my [Read More...]

Leader of Uganda’s Anti-Gay Bill Finally Loses American $ Support

BREAKING NEWS exclusive to my friend Dr. Warren Throckmorton’s blog, Canyon Ridge Christian Church in Las Vegas, who gave the bulk of financial support (here and here) to Martin Ssempa – the leader of the Anti-Gay Bill in Uganda, has finally cut financial ties with him! This is a huge blow to the sustainability of the [Read More...]

Article I Wrote for Religion Dispatches

Here is the link to the article I just wrote for Religion Dispatches. It’s a counter commentary to Tony Perkins, President of the Family Research Council, who wrote a guest article for the Washington Post. People need to know that not just LGBT people are tired of the same negative generalizations that only stir up further dissent. I was offended [Read More...]

What the ‘Hell’?

This morning I woke up and had four Facebook postings on my wall waiting for me, all from a guy who said following (and yes, these are the actual messages): “You are a false prophet leading others into hell. Everyone needs to turn away from Andrew Marin now. The Lord is coming and will not [Read More...]

Part 2: Time to ‘Name’ What Is Ignored

This is Part 2 written by Kevin Harris – Director of Community Relations for The Marin Foundation. You can read Part 1 here. Naming a problem prompts us to take ownership of it, while making it harder to ignore for ourselves and those around us. Thomas Friedman stated; “In the world of ideas, to name [Read More...]

Article I Wrote on Crosswalk.com about LGBT Bullying

Here it is. I name names because I think this is too important. Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Part 3: How Jesus Commanded Us to Handle Critics

Read Part 1 Read Part 2 Movement #1: Stay close to those you trust with you life (Matthew 10:11-12) Scripture for Movement #1: 11“Whatever town or village you enter, search for some worthy person there and stay at his house until you leave. 12As you enter the home, give it your greeting. Insight #2 (Matthew 10:12): [Read More...]

Part 2: How Jesus Commands Us to Handle Critics

Read Part 1 Movement #1: Stay close to those you trust with you life (Matthew 10:11-12) Scripture for Movement #1: 11“Whatever town or village you enter, search for some worthy person there and stay at his house until you leave. 12As you enter the home, give it your greeting. Insight #1 from Matthew 10:11: Whatever [Read More...]

Part 1: How Jesus Commands Us to Handle Critics

Just recently I was studying the Bible for My One Sentence Bible, and I came across Matthew 10:11-11:7. In this passage Jesus is giving instructions to his disciples on how to live a faithful life with critics, haters and oppressors all around. I was shocked, and moved by Jesus’ commands (no, I don’t know why [Read More...]

I Must Work Even Harder on Myself

Still just as applicable this week as it was last. The Lord’s conforming process is never easy… Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]


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