2013: God is Bigger than We Imagine

As we begin a new year this week, I want to reiterate these tender words of Paul Young that gives us all a clear reminder of how big God is, and how little we can ever know or understand the fullness of God’s active engagement… even in those things we abhor. Please click here to [Read More…]

Top 12 Posts of 2012

Here are the Top 12 posts from my blog in 2012 (most of which first appeared on my previous blog, which is why when you click on their links on this new blog it looks like no one had read them). I am counting only posts written in 2012, even though some of my pre-2012 posts [Read More…]

Top 12 Movies of 2012

I love to go to the movies with my wife Brenda. I watched about 30 this past year. Here is my list of the Top 12 Movies of 2012. As an added bonus, also listed the 4 Worst Movies of 2012. What was your Best and Worst movie of 2012? [Read more…]

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

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…]

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…]

Exciting News About This Blog

As of today I have exciting news about the future of this blog… It will be moving to Patheos, the largest religion site on the interwebs. My blog will be housed in the Evangelical Portal with some heavy hitters such as Scot McKnight et. al. Today the contract was signed and the move is eminent – within [Read More…]

Be Love. Quit the Rest.

I get the question, How are you so happy?, quite a lot. Here’s my response. Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more…]

Piece I Wrote for ‘People of the Second Chance’

    People of the Second Chance (POTSC) is a movement created by author and creative, Mike Foster, which works to overthrow judgement and liberate love. POTSC is filled with a bunch of super artsy, cool and rebellious folks. Their new campaign is Labels Lie: Don’t Use Them, Don’t Accept Them. Their most recent addition [Read More…]

Amazing Review of Our New DVD Curriculum!

So humbling, and very, very exciting all at the same time. The reviewer (who, come to find out, was on the Biggest Loser) calls it 3 resources in 1! You can read the review here. You can also purchase the DVD and its Participant Guide at a discounted rate here. Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more…]

Radical Love Produces Radical Results

Radical love produces radical results. It’s always a gamble though, because my experience has shown me that radical love also produces radical hate. Funny how that works, huh? Keep on keepin’ on… Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more…]

Top 11 Posts of 2011

As I noticed on Adam McLane’s blog, he posted some fun stuff recapping 2011 on his blog. So I think I’ll copy his post’s idea. Thanks Adam In 2011, my blog had 182 posts, 1,229 comments and just over 160,000 unique visitors. Top 11 Posts of 2011: [Bonus: 12. Go and Sin No More] 11. I’m Sorry Campaign [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…]

Forget the Haters, Remember the Lovers

Word to that. Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more…]

It’s Here! Love Is an Orientation DVD Curriculum! [Video]

So when the mail got dropped off at The Marin Foundation’s office today there were 3 huge boxes. The sender was Zondervan. I thought… Here it is! The DVD Curriculums are here! So give me some grace and view the excitement with me of opening the very first copies of our new Love Is an [Read More…]