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.

Reading the Margins – 10.9.2015

What we saw or read this week: Asian-Americans and the problem of being a model minority, Chris Bosh's brush with death, and why the church needs to talk about race.

/ October 9, 2015

Understanding Free Will

Reformed Christians are often accused of denying the freedom of the human will. Does the Westminster Confession help?

/ October 8, 2015

There are Martyrs Among the Dead

An emotional reflection on the reported targeting of Christians and other religious people during a mass shooting in Oregon.

/ October 2, 2015

Reformed and Egalitarian?

Many in the Reformed world want to keep egalitarians from having a seat at the table. Marcos Pushes back.

/ September 30, 2015

Reading the Margins – 9.25.2015

What we saw or read this week: Andy Mineo's new album, a pre-crime program, challenges of urban ministry, and segregation maps.

/ September 25, 2015

A Personal Apology for the Local Church

The local church gets a lot of bad press these days. Here are some reasons we should stand by her.

/ September 22, 2015

Bernie Sanders, Liberty, and A S(k)in Issue

Can racism be reduced to a “sin issue”? Or is there something more specific in play?

/ September 16, 2015


Marcos explains what it’s like to be a British-Mexican-American and how it impacts his worldview.

/ September 2, 2015