All posts by Marcos Ortega

Marcos married up and has two beautiful daughters. After growing up in Arizona and going to college in San Diego, he and his family moved to the Philadelphia area so he could go to seminary. In May of 2016, he graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary and is a candidate under care in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church. He is also a program director at an awesome church just outside the city. Fan of the Philadelphia Eagles, Sixers, Union, Phillies, and Flyers (in that order), he loves and writes about Jesus, theology, culture, sports, movies, music (except country), and good books.

The Four Chambers of Youth Ministry’s Heart

How should we design our youth ministries to be most effective in the lives of our students?

/ July 29, 2016

Ted Cruz Won My Respect

By refusing to endorse Donald Trump, Ted Cruz proved that his principles matter more than his political ambitions.

/ July 21, 2016

A Betrayal of the Cause

Last night's attack on police in Dallas was a betrayal of everything minorities have championed.

/ July 8, 2016

Should Our Churches Repent of the Sins of Our Fathers?

What is the biblical precedent supporting the PCA's decision to corporately repent of generational sin?

/ June 30, 2016

Calling All Writers!

The Reformed Margins team is looking for writers who want to join the team as guest contributors.

/ June 29, 2016

God the Son, Equal in Authority with God the Father

A well-known writer claims that God the Son doesn't have the same authority as God the Father. Here's why he's wrong.

/ June 14, 2016

RAAN’s Important New Feature “We Persevere”

The new venture "We Persevere" from Karen Ellis and RAAN is an important resource for the American church.

/ June 8, 2016

The God Who Saves Evil People

The rescue of the evil King Manasseh reminds us that no one is beyond the saving grace of God.

/ May 26, 2016

When It’s Hard to Honor Your Father

How do you obey the command to honor your father when your father is dishonorable?

/ April 22, 2016

To the Reformed World: Minorities Are Here to Stay

Minorities are moving the conversation in the Reformed world. That's a good thing.

/ April 1, 2016