Part 1: Video Interviews of 2010 Chicago Gay Pride Parade

Yesterday at the 2010 Chicago Gay Pride Parade The Marin Foundation was rolling almost 30 deep (consisting of the scope of our organization from secular LGBT people, to gay Christians to celibate to ex-gay to liberal and conservative straight Christians to secular straight people) who were all wearing black shirts with the words I’m Sorry in [Read More…]

Andrew Interviews Everyday, Non-Christian, High Schooler

In this video I interview Lindsey, your everyday, non-Christian, high school girl about her school’s Gay-Straight Alliance, Christianity and the relationship between the Christian kids and the LGBT kids in her high school. This is the perfect example of the type of youth that is pervasive in our culture today (or for you youth pastors [Read More…]

My Video of Time at Blackhawks Championship Parade!

I recently detailed how miserable my championship experience has been as a die-hard Chicago Cubs, Blackhawks and Bears fan has been. But whatever, because now I’ve not only watched a championship, but I’ve been there too! Enjoy these short videos. Oh, and in the first video I say “I’m here with a half a million [Read More…]

Video of Living in the Tension Event: Intersex

For all of you around the world who were not able to make it to our recent Living in the Tension Large Group Event about Intersex, Sexuality and the Church – featuring intersex individual PD Williams – held at Roscoe’s Bar in Boystown, here is the video. Living In The Tension from luke johnson on Vimeo. [Read More…]

Interview with Nathan Albert

The Marin Foundation’s Director of Pastoral Care, Nathan Albert, will be speaking at the Micah 6:8 Conference being held at Park Community Church from June 4-5. Earlier today, Tim Schraeder  posted the interview on mercy, justice, and the GLBT community that he conducted with Nathan in anticipation for the upcoming conference. You can check out the interview Here. [Read More…]

Being Fat vs. Being Gay in the Church

I was asked by über blogger and #1 selling recording artist Carlos Whittaker (Twitter: @loswhit) to do a video response to an email he received from a friend of his who is a pastor that ‘came out’ (even though he is celibate because of a belief in a traditional interpretation of Scripture) and was fired because [Read More…]

Andrew Interviews Alan Hirsch

I LOVE Alan Hirsch! I have been a huge fan of all of his books and how he is pushing the church back to its missional roots of what it means to literally be a Christ-one. And let’s be honest, the church can’t reclaim its missional roots while continuing to fight against or ignore the gay communtiy – hence the [Read More…]

Part 2: Airport Signs and Theological Deepness

This video is hilarious! Watch what TSA does while I’m trying to communicate some super deepness… How much do you want to bet I’m going to land on one of those “watch lists” at the airport from here on out  Yesterday’s services went great…I will post the audio from my sermon as soon as LaSalle St Church [Read More…]

Part 1: Airport Signs and Theological Deepness

I was in the airport recently and saw this sign. It felt awfully familiar to many of our bridge building efforts between the church and the gay community, so I expounded a little. What do you think? PS – I am preaching both services tomorrow (9 and 11am) at LaSalle St. Church in Chicago. I’ll be [Read More…]

Video of My Best 20 Minutes

Lumen 1.31 – Andrew Marin from mariners church on Vimeo. As I mentioned in the post yesterday, my most recent trip started in January and ended in the second week of February! I figured I would recount this adventure from Orange County to the White House in chronological order. Thus, the video above was my [Read More…]

A Whole General Session Devoted to “Exposing” Me

This video is from a recent United Kingdom Anglican Conference that occurred last week. One of their main stage sessions was titled: Evaluating the “Love is all you need” approach of Andrew Marin Yep, that’s right … they had a whole General Session on me, how I live my life, my book, and my theological [Read More…]

Gay Teen Worried He’s Christian!

This article was sent to me by a friend who is gay. I can’t quite decide if it’s hilarious or unfortunate? I’m leaning toward it being really funny… What do you think? Much love. [Read more…]

Andrew Interviews Jay Bakker

Ever since Jay Bakker (son of Jim and the late Tammy Faye Bakker) had his own ‘coming out’ in the evangelical world – publicly standing with the gay community in regards to gay ordination, marriage and the belief in what is considered a pro-gay theology – Jay has been one of the most attacked people throughout our faith. Jay [Read More…]

Part 3: United Kingdom

One of the days I was in London I had the privilege of speaking at the Salvation Army International Headquarters to a wide variety of British clergy, pastors, denominational heads, theologians, authors and some overall movers and shakers. Beyond such a great opportunity, the unique part to that day was immediately after I had the [Read More…]