Radio Interview this Afternoon

Today I’ll be a guest (live call-in segment) on the Bob Dutko Show from 1:35-2:05pm CST, Detroit’s #1 Christian radio show. If you want to ask me any questions live on air, feel free to call in. Much love.www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]

Reconciliation/Off the Grid

I leave tonight to go to Jackson, Mississippi to be with the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) board of directors for their new project: Emerging Leader’s Initiative. Yes, that’s a mouthful. But it’s also an awesome opportunity as I was one of only a few hand-picked young leaders throughout the country to be involved with [Read More...]

The Most Humbling Review Yet

I sit here typing this crying. Yes, I cry. A lot. My life has been full of raw emotions these past few weeks with the unique juxtaposition I have been living recently. I have dumped my life out in words for people to read, re-read and then re-read again. Looking. Studying. Dissecting each word to [Read More...]

Mentioned in the Dallas Morning News

The religion writer for the Dallas Morning News—Dallas’ largest newspaper—quoted a portion of Love is an Orientation, using it for the paper’s ‘Quote of the Day’ segment. You can view it on their website here. Much love.www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]

Weigh-in #4 and Upcoming Blog Series

Current Weight: 248.5 lbs. Weight loss since last weigh-in: 1.5 lbs. Total weight loss thus far: 11 lbs. I haven’t weighed under 250 lbs. since May 2008—that’s exactly one year ago! Sweet. I’ll be weighing myself in again on Monday May 25th. Also my next mini-series on the blog, starting with my next post, will [Read More...]

Last Minute Radio Interview Tonight

I just got a last minute call about being a guest tonight on the Direct Line radio show with Wayne Kent. It’s a live call-in show, and I’ll be on talking about gay marriage from 5:15-5:45pm. This show is broadcast in a rural market, so pray for my time tonight as I get asked questions [Read More...]

On Wed, April 29th at 8am CST I will be interview on the UK’s largest Christian radio station. The 20 minute interview will be taped, and then rebroadcasted on the show Premier Drive. It looks as though after it airs, they will put a podcast of it on their website. Please pray that the Lord [Read More...]

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My New Painting

This is a painting that I commissioned Scott Erickson, an artist friend of mine, to paint. Scott has painted in some huge venues to some really big time people, so this is a big honor for me. This painting is a deconstructed cross with the following words overlaid: LoveBridge BuildingUnconditionalFaithSexualityCultureTensionImmersionGLBTListenJames 2:10Matthew 7:1-2Romans 5:3-4 This paining [Read More...]

Pictures of the new The Marin Foundation Offices

There have been some very new and very humbling things happening recently. One of which has been the full donation to The Marin Foundation of a substantial amount of office/class space! We just moved in a week and a half ago (and when you look at the pictures you’ll see we haven’t decorated yet), and [Read More...]

Recent Mentions of Love is an Orientation

Here are some recent mentions of Love is an Orientation: 1. It was brought to my attention yesterday that on Jim Wallis’ blog, God’s Politics, Brian McLaren wrote a post mentioning myself and Love is an Orientation (the same post also later showed up on Brian’s blog as well). I am much appreciative, but then [Read More...]

3 Very Special Moments

There are a few times in life where your heart is truly touched—and here are three of them that have happened recently that not only brought me to tears, but gave me some encouraging perspective on what I’m actually doing through The Marin Foundation. 1. A year and a half ago a guy wrote a [Read More...]

Tonight’s Living in the Tension Gathering

Tonight is our forth Living in the Tension Community Gathering. In remembrance of last Friday’s Day of Silence, we will be discussing the topic of: Shame in the Closet and its Impact in All Our LivesFeel free to join us tonight at 5249 N. Ashland Ave, Room 120 at 7pm. Much love.www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]

Review Love Is An Orientation on Amazon

I was told by my publicists that one of the next important steps for my book is for people to start reviewing Love Is An Orientation on my book’s Amazon page (scroll down towards the bottom of the page and click, Create Your Own Review). The first thing that came to my mind was, Why? [Read More...]

Relevant Magazine’s Neue Quarterly

I was recently interviewed for Neue’s podcast, and you can listen to it here. Also, feel free to join in on the on-going discussion on the podcast’s webpage. Much love.http://www.themarinfoundation.org/ [Read more...]


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