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.

Islamophobia is a Sin

The terrorist attack in Paris has set the world on edge. No matter our pain, we cannot tolerate Islamophobia.

/ November 16, 2015

Reading the Margins – 11.14.2015

What we saw or read this week: Calling out Christian conferences for their lack of minority speakers, how European churches are ministering to Muslim refugees, and the struggle for religious freedom in Indonesia.

/ November 14, 2015

The Injustice of the American Capital Punishment System – Part 3

As the series continues, injustices in the fabric of the capital punishment system are highlighted.

/ November 13, 2015

Yes, You Are Black

Prince Ea just released a spoken word video that makes skin color irrelevant. This open letter explains why Christians can’t agree with him.

/ November 11, 2015

The Bible’s Demand for Justice – Part 2

Continuing a series on capital punishment. How does the death penalty fit in with the biblical call to justice?

/ November 3, 2015

Reading the Margins – 10.30.2015

What we saw or read this week: The "Race and the Church" conference, the place of grace in the discipline of teaching, why the Reformation still matters.

/ October 30, 2015

Opposing Capital Punishment – Part 1

Two major Evangelical institutions have called the death penalty into question. Marcos explores why they may be right.

/ October 28, 2015

Reading the Margins – 10.24.2015

What we saw or read this week: Vern Poythress on a God-centered view of language, arguments for paedobaptism, and Nepal's Justin Bieber becomes Christian.

/ October 24, 2015

Reading the Margins – 10.16.2015

What we saw or read this week: Lessons from the Italian immigration, millenials and being white, and photographs from the Swahili coast.

/ October 16, 2015

Stop Tolerating Sin

A stream of teaching in the Reformed tradition has led some to take their sin lightly instead of seriously.

/ October 14, 2015