All posts by Marcos Ortega

Marcos Ortega (MDiv, Westminster Theological Seminary) lives in the Hudson River Valley in New York with his wife and two daughters.

A Kingdom of Jesus People

In this follow-up to "The Tale of Two Men", the story of the Jesus People is finished and the impact of the story is explored.

/ March 13, 2018

The Tale of Two Men

A retelling of the greatest story ever told focuses on two men at the center of the story: Adam and Jesus.

/ February 28, 2018

Kingdom Politics and DACA

The debate over DACA is boiling in Washington and has even led to a government shutdown. How does Kingdom politics inform the Christian position on DACA and the Dreamers?

/ February 1, 2018

What Toni Morrison Taught Me About Parenting

Last year, Toni Morrison published a book that not only offered incisive analysis of American literature, but taught me a couple lessons about parenting along the way.

/ January 19, 2018

The Goal of Conversation: How Shall We Live in 2018?

How can the constantly changing "national conversation" help Christians live more faithfully in 2018?

/ January 1, 2018

Do Not Shrink Back – A Devotional Sample

In this sample from our Advent Devotional we explore what it means to abide in Christ.

/ December 12, 2017

From Genesis 3:16 to Dinah – Man’s Desire to Rule Over Woman

The Biblical narrative, from Genesis 3:16 to Dinah, shows that the fall of humankind introduced a power dynamic into the man-woman relationship. Trigger Warning.

/ December 6, 2017

RM Interview: Brian J. Wright

Author Brian J. Wright shares with RM about his new book and how churches can utilize communal reading to further discipleship.

/ December 1, 2017

How Romans 1 Rebukes Those Who Excuse Sexual Harassment and Abuse

Scripture rebukes those who would ignore or defend those who prey on women.

/ November 29, 2017

A Biblical Reflection on a Massacre

We hope this brief reflection on 1 Thessalonians 4 encourages you as we mourn together over the massacre at a church in Southerland Springs.

/ November 6, 2017