Thinking Relationally

“We have been too wrapped up in planning the communication of our truth by cooking up contingency plans for potential rebuttals that we have forgotten to think relationally.  Looking for opportunities to build trust will inevitably remove some of the fears and obvious obstacles we face. ” – Love Is an Orientation, pp 44-45   It’s [Read More...]

One-On-One with Tim Schraeder


This post is written by Michael Kimpan, our Associate Director at The Marin Foundation. You can read more from Michael at his blog here – and his book, Love Never Fails :: Building Bridges Between the Church and the Gay Community will be available for pre-order soon (Fall 2014, IVP). — As many readers are now aware, [Read More...]

My Response to Dan Savage’s Accusations about The Marin Foundation in the New York Times

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This post is Andrew Marin’s response to Dan Savage’s accusations about The Marin Foundation, which appear in the Sunday April 14th edition of The New York Times. [Read more...]

Love Is an Orientation is Featured on Barnes & Noble’s Homepage

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I just found out that my book, Love Is an Orientation, has been featured on Barnes & Noble’s homepage since December 19th. It is now featured on their Religion/Spirituality homepage through January 1 thanks to bestselling author of The Shack, Wm. Paul Young. [Read more...]


My publisher just put a huge discount on Amazon for my book on Kindle, lasting the whole week after Christmas! So for you new (and veteran) Kindle owners after Christmas, my book is now only $2.99!!! You can buy it here. Read the Introduction to my award winning book for free here. Thank you to everyone [Read More...]

Article at

Dr. John Corvino wrote an article at about LGBTs being defined by their sexuality instead of a number of other facets that make up a person’s fully identity. John contacted me before he published the article because in it he writes about The Marin Foundation and the infamous Chapter 2 of my book. He and [Read More...]

My Book Is Now Available on Your Phone and iPad

I just received an email from my publisher alerting me to the fact that Love is an Orientation is now available in the Google eBookstore! That means that you can now electronically buy my book for your: Android phone iPhone, iPad and iTouch On the web on your computer Nook and Sony’s e-readers Sweet! Here is [Read More...]

A Big Sale and a Big Meeting

I just noticed that Amazon is having a sale on my book right now. Instead of its original cost of $15, and instead of Amazon’s usual discounted price of $10.20, Love is an Orientation: Elevating the Conversation with the Gay Community, is now only $8.82! Pick it up here for almost a 50% discount. It [Read More...]

Review of my Book and Work on Sojourners Blog – God’s Politics

Here is the link that Ron Sider, President of Evangelicals for Social Action, a professor and director of the Sider Center on Ministry and Public Policy at Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, wrote on Jim Wallis’ really well read blog about my book. He gave some praises as well as some critiques. I thought it was [Read More...]

Winner of Blog Anniversary Signed Book Contest is…

Chad Willingham! Chad, your number got randomly picked from the 37 entries! Please email me with your address so I can send you the autographed copy of my book. I hope you enjoy it. Thanks to everyone who entered. Let’s pray for more years to come… Much love from me to you! Andrew [Read more...]

Another Unreal Review

Don’t know how I missed this one either! Guess life goes on when you’re in another country… I’m blessed to have read this. The conversation over there is poppin’! Rachel Held Evans wrote this review. I have never met her, but I continue to hear great things about her upcoming book. Holla! Much love. [Read more...]

Awesome Review of my Book & Interview

The ever-present and big-time blogger Nicole Wick got a hold of my book, read it, loved it, interviewed me about it (and asked me 2 questions I’ve never been asked before), and out came this! Soooo cool. Much love. [Read more...]

One of the Most Humbling Things Written About Me

My friend Chris Heuertz recently wrote something for Duke Divinity Faith and Leadership. You can see it here. In it, Chris is talking about me, and in reading it, it really touched my soul. I committed my life to playing baseball (I played Division I in college) and improving my abilities through the hard work that [Read More...]

Unbelievable: My Book Wins its 5th Award!

This is just amazing! I just found out that Love is an Orientation just won its 5th national book award. Outreach Magazine gave Love is an Orientation their Culture Award for the Outreach Resources of the Year. You can see the release here. As I was writing this book during May and June of 2008, [Read More...]