“What If They Think I’m Gay?” And Other Fears that Keep People from Engaging

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“Be Bold.” This is the declaration splashed across our website and facebook page. It’s The Marin Foundation’s motto, although it’s not one that I reflect on often. [Read more...]

Part 2: Interviewed by Church Marketing Sucks on Gay Marriage

The good folks over at Church Marketing Sucks recently asked me some questions about engaging in the gay marriage debate from the perspective of their predominantly conservative evangelical audience. You can read Part 1 of this interview here. You can see the original Part 2 on Church Marketing Suck’s website here. For your convenience, I have also posted the [Read More...]

Part 1: Interviewed by Church Marketing Sucks on Gay Marriage

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The good folks over at Church Marketing Sucks recently asked me some questions about engaging in the gay marriage debate from the perspective of their predominantly conservative evangelical audience. You can see the original post here. For your convenience, I have also posted it for you to read here: “Gay marriage is a lightning rod issue [Read More...]

I’m Speaking Throughout Australia and New Zealand the Next Month

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                          I’m heading Down Under today! For the next month I’ll be speaking throughout Australia and New Zealand. Below you will find each of the events I’m speaking at. If you find yourself (or anyone you might know) in or around these events, [Read More...]

Women, Lesbians, Slam Poetry and Ripping My Heart Out

One of my very good friends, Karen Grace (above), lives in New York City. Her activist heart is filled each work-day as an employee of our country’s first LGBT homeless youth center. In the evenings, her overflowing creative juices are captured as she competes around the city as a highly respected and recognized slam poet. [Read More...]

What “Would” Jesus Do?

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The following post is written by The Marin Foundation’s Associate Director, Michael Kimpan. You can hit him up on Facebook, Twitter and his blog. My dear friend Joel will often interrupt even the most seemingly casual conversations with his peers to stop and look at the example of Jesus in one of the four gospels [Read More...]

Silence = Death

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  Brian Gee received an M.A. in Biblical Exegesis from Wheaton College. When he’s not working, Brian enjoys writing from his own experiences at the intersection of faith and sexuality. Originally from southern California, he lives in Chicago’s western suburbs with his wife and two kids. You can check out more about Brian, or get [Read More...]

Speaking in Troy, Michigan Jan 23

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For those of you who live in or around Troy, Michigan, I’ll be speaking at Kensington Community Church’s midweek service tonight, Wednesday Janurary 23rd, starting at 7pm. Their address is: 1825 E. Square Lake Road Troy, MI 48085 If you’re somewhere else, you can watch the live stream here starting at 7pm EST. Hope to [Read More...]

VIDEO: My Recent Talk at Christ Presbyterian Church, MN

Andrew Marin at The Table at CPC from Christ Presbyterian Church on Vimeo. For those of you not going to church today, here you go. The first weekend of January I spoke at Christ Presbyterian Church in Edina, MN. It was a great few days connecting with their pastoral staff, Registered Runaway, Tony Jones (who took [Read More...]

Huge Announcement by Famous UK Pastor Steve Chalke

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A few weeks ago famous UK pastor Steve Chalke called me to let me know that he, in a very public way, is going to make the announcement that he believes in the Scriptural integrity and inclusion of committed same-sex relationships and marriage. Today is that day (for my US readers, picture Rick Warren making such an announcement). [Read more...]

Why Gabe Lyons and Others are Wrong about the Louie Giglio Aftermath

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There is so much to sort through after yesterday’s announcement that Louie Giglio stepped down from praying at the Inauguration. This post is my analysis of the major themes from yesterday’s evangelical world’s attempt at thoughtful commentary on this situation. [Read more...]

Celibate Gay Bishops in Civil Partnerships in the Church of England

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The Church of England is now allowing for gay clergy in civil partnerships to become bishops. The only caveat is that they have to remain celibate. This ruling puts the ethical bounds of clergy and the Church of England at risk. [Read more...]

Speaking in Edina, MN on Sunday Jan 6

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I will be at Christ Presbyterian Church in Edina, MN on Sunday January 6th. I am speaking that afternoon to their leadership (closed to the public) and then, open to the public, at their weekly worship at 6pm. There will be an hour long Q&A following, and then a book signing after that. If you’re [Read More...]

Who was St. Nicholas in Real Life?

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Merry Christmas! If you have ever wondered who St. Nicholas actually was in real life, you have got to read this!!! The post was written by theologian Peter Enns, who happens to not only blog here at Patheos but is also a professor of the Old and New Testaments at my graduate school alma mater, Eastern [Read More...]


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