All posts by Marcos Ortega

Marcos Ortega (MDiv, Westminster Theological Seminary) is an Assistant Pastor at Goodwill Church (Evangelical Presbyterian Church) and lives in the Hudson River Valley in New York with his wife and two daughters.

Sorrow and Sighing Will Flee Away

Missionaries labor on in hope that God can take a barren land, even one made barren by war and atrocity, and bring it back to life.

/ August 2, 2018

Are You Really Sharing the Gospel?

If we fail to call people to repent of the specific sins in their lives, we fail to truly share the Gospel.

/ May 25, 2018

On the National Day of Prayer, How Shall We Pray?

Many churches are observing the National Day of Prayer today. How do we pray together for the United States as Kingdom people?

/ May 3, 2018

I Would Get Brought Up On Charges

Harry Reeder has caused controversy by once again speaking at a pro-Confederacy event. Marcos Ortega wonders what would happen if he gave a similar speech at a pro-choice event.

/ April 27, 2018

The Preacher, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today marks 50 years since the assassintation of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His sermons still speak to us today and challenge us toward lives of justice, love, and peace.

/ April 4, 2018

Too Small for Selfish Ambition

James warns about the sinfulness of selfish ambition. A kingdom perspective may be the key to defeating this sinful attitude.

/ March 28, 2018

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