Day of Silence

Today is the National Day of Silence, where GLBT youth and their allies vow to not talk today at school to bring awareness to the name-calling, bullying and harassment of them in schools. In response to this day there are many Christians out there who decide to pull their kids out of school in protest.I [Read More...]

Weigh-in #3

Well, I have to be honest … I haven’t worked out in forever! Drat. And since, I was scared to weigh myself. But when I did this morning it was a lot better than I thought. At least I’ve been trying to eat better?! But starting tomorrow (AGAIN), I’ll be working out. Please pray for [Read More...]

Practical Applications for Validation vs. Affirmation

Yesterday as I posted my deconstruction of the difference between validation and affirmation, and its essentialness to bridge building between the GLBT and conservative communities, a reader posed the question: What a wonderful challenge…I have not mastered that skill without having the feeling I’m conceding to agree. Do you have any practical ways to get [Read More...]

Follow-Up to Scot McKnight’s Post—Part 2

Here is my quick summary to understand what I was talking about in the last post regarding validation and affirmation (as I spend all of Chapter 5 in my book deconstructing validation. The chapter is called: Who are We Looking to for Validation: The GLBT Quest for Good News from God). The first thing we [Read More...]

My Book is Officially Considered Adult Content

Over the weekend a huge controversy hit the GLBT community. No, not gay marriage. Not the Church or the military or an “outing” of another huge celebrity. It was Amazon… Amazon decided to classify certain books as “Adult Content” and then promptly drop them from their bestseller search engines because they felt Adult Content was [Read More...]

Follow-Up to Scot McKnight’s Post—Part 1

Last week I alerted everyone to two posts Scot McKnight did about a letter he received from a Christian worship leader who asking for advice about a student in their group who is gay and believes God blesses same-sex civil unions. He posted the letter one day, and then the next day he posted a [Read More...]

Andrew Marin on the Radio this Evening – Revised

This evenging at 6:30pm Pacific Time (8:30pm Central), I will be a guest on the Eric Hogue Radio Show that broadcasts throughout Northern California. You can listen live here (once you click on the link, there is a Listen Live button in the upper left hand corner). Much love.http://www.themarinfoundation.org/ [Read more...]

Bath-Mats are Really Important!

The reason there have been no posts the last few days is because I slipped and fell while taking a shower, and I hit my head on the bathtub. Drat! I’ve been quite foggy these past few days and not able think too hard, so thanks for hanging in there with me. In the meantime, [Read More...]

Love is an Orientation Out Ranks the Kama Sutra!!!

Ever since I was told that my book was on Amazon I checked it’s potential ranking categories to see who is bestselling in those areas…and the Kama Sutra was always the #1 book in the Gender and Sexuality category. Well at least for right now, Love is an Orientation is the #1 book in Gender [Read More...]

Picking Up My Books—Part 2

These are 3 short videos of me on Monday March 30th at InterVarsity Press’ distribution center, as I complete orders for Love is an Orientation that were ordered through IVP. The first video is me filling out the shipping order. The second video is me packing and sealing the envelopes. The third video is me [Read More...]

Picking Up My Books—Part 1

On Monday March 30th I had the exciting privilege of driving to InterVarsity Press’ headquarters with my father-in-law (in a big van) to pick up the 1,000 Love is an Orientation books that The Marin Foundation ordered….because it’s officially released and will be hitting the stores shortly! Here Here Here You can find the full [Read More...]

Leadership Journal Reviews Love Is An Orientation

While I was in San Diego speaking at the National Pastors Convention I had an opportunity to sit down with an editor (Brandon O’Brien) from Leadership Journal for a thirty minute interview to talk about my book and the work of The Marin Foundation. You can click here to read their review of Love Is An Orientation. At [Read More...]

Andrew Marin on Jesus Creed

Today Scot McKnight, a good friend, well known theologian and the creater of the #1 rated emergent blog Jesus Creed, posted a response that he asked me to write regarding a letter he recived from a worship leader about a gay student in the worship team. You can check out the original letter here… And [Read More...]

Guest Post: Divorce of the Church—Part 2

Here is Part 2 to DJ’s personal experience to how homosexuality in the church affects GLBT people. And DJ, thank you so much for sharing your life and thoughts with us, allowing us to enter into your head, worries, fears and understandings… “I don’t think people quite understand the pressure that the gay-oriented Christian feels [Read More...]


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