A Gay Father’s Words to Conservativism

The following is written by Jon, a gay man married to his partner, who also has adopted kids. Jon frequently comments on this blog, and I truly appreciate his thoughtful insight to whatever discussion is ongoing. In some recent ongoing discussions on the blog the question of, would a gay family attend a conservative church, [Read More...]

There is Always Someone More Oppressed Than You

I’m going to keep this one plain and simple: There is always someone more oppressed than you! I’m sure you all have probably heard of the controversy regarding the Gold medal winning South African track star Caster Semenya, who after winning the 800 meter race at the World Championships held in Berlin, Germany, was requested [Read More...]

Sept 15: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? While I was gone on my UK tour, here is the One Sentence Bible over the last 10 days: Party with respectability. Isaiah 5:11-14 The Lord is known by righteousness and justice. Isaiah 5:16 No matter what the outcome, don’t call evil good and good evil. You’re not as [Read More...]

Oops!

Hello All! So I quickly noticed that I brought the wrong adapter for my computer outlet, so I can’t get on my laptop to post!Instead I have to try to garner some quick time in the hotel’s 2 open computers. Ouch! Needless to say then, I won’t be blogging that much (if at all through [Read More...]

Most Thorough Review of My Book

In honor of flying out early in the morning to speak in the United Kingdom for the next 10 days, here is a link to the most thorough review of my book I’ve ever seen … it’s almost as long as my book itself!  The review was published in one of the UK’s most prominent Christian publications, Fulcrum, done [Read More...]

Sept 4: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? 9-4-09: A true bonded love is more tempting than any amount of the choicest goods. Song of Songs 1:1-4 ‘Blinded by love’ is a reality—but let it not become yours apart from God. Song of Songs 7:1-9 Why do our pets know, and blindly follow us; while we have the [Read More...]

No Live Chat Today

I’m am sooooo sorry that there will be no Live Chat today. I just realized that my flight to the United Kingdom tomorrow departs at 6am. That means I need to be at the airport at 4am, which means I have to leave my place at 3am (good old Chicago Public Transportation – takes an [Read More...]

Article I Wrote for Relevant Magazine

This link takes you to an article I wrote for Relevant Magazine that is published in their September/October 2009 issue. They wanted to “introduce me” to their readership, so half of the article is my background and the other half are a few key lessons I’ve learned along the way. One of the people who [Read More...]

Sept 3 – My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? 9-3-09: Too many dreams of tomorrow’s greatness and too many words to describe them are meaningless to God. They only tear you away from Him. Ecc 5:7 Those seeking money and fame will never have enough of either. Be content in God. Ecc 5:10 Naked you’re born; naked you’ll [Read More...]

Sept 2: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? 9-2-09: You can be the most Godly man on earth in wisdom and power, but you’ll still be unfulfilled in your quest for perfection. Ecc 1-2 Whether a fool or a saint, you’ll still one day breathe no more. Humanity is equal in God’s eyes. Ecc 2:16 Put your work [Read More...]

Part 3 – Recent Crosswalk.com Interview

Andrew Marin: Straight Guy in a Queer World Katherine Britton – Crosswalk.com News & Culture Editor Here is the final section to the recent Q&A interview I did with Crosswalk.com (CW). You can check out Part 1 and Part 2. This section focuses on bridge building experiences. CW: What advice to you give to individuals [Read More...]

Part 2 – Recent Crosswalk.com Interview

Andrew Marin: Straight Guy in a Queer World Katherine Britton – Crosswalk.com News & Culture Editor This is continued from Part 1 yesterday: CW: In your book you talk a lot about how it’s not your job to go talk to somebody and try to convict them. You say it’s our job to try to [Read More...]

Sept 1: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? 9-1-09: If praise comes about you, let it be from another’s mouth. Proverbs 27:2 Godly ones sprint towards what everyone else runs away from. Proverbs 28:1 As hard as it is to tell someone your faults, the Lord brings mercy to those bold enough to speak. Proverbs 28:13 Someone [Read More...]

Part 1 – Recent Crosswalk.com Interview

Andrew Marin: Straight Guy in a Queer World Katherine Britton – Crosswalk.com News & Culture Editor In high school, Andy Marin admits he was a Bible-banging homophobe who had a habit of calling people “fag.” All that changed in the space of three months, when his three best friends came out to him, leaving him [Read More...]


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