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.

You Are What You Sing – Pt. 1

If the content of the songs we sing in worship matters, shouldn't we expect more from the songwriters serving the church?

/ September 27, 2016

Happy Birthday, Reformed Margins!

We launched the website one year ago today. So here are some birthday reflections on the first year of Reformed Margins.

/ September 1, 2016

I Am a Potential Failed Pastor

Pastors and ministry leaders must be constantly on guard against making a shipwreck of their faith. Here is a simple way to avoid burnout and avoid sin.

/ August 30, 2016

Faithfulness on the Hard Road Unchosen

Naomi provides an example of faithfulness in the midst of suffering and loss.

/ August 15, 2016

On Being a Third-Culture Reformed Theologian

Guest writer Nathaniel Gray Sutanto describes the unique insights and difficulties of a third-culture Reformed Theologian.

/ August 1, 2016

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