The Common Good

Mark Sandlin

Mark Sandlin currently serves as the minister at Vandalia Presbyterian Church in Greensboro, NC. He received his M. Div. from Wake Forest University's School of Divinity and has undergraduate degrees in Business Administration and English  with a minor in Computer Science.  He's an ordained minister in the PC(USA) and a self-described progressive.

Blog Posts by Mark Sandlin

Posted by Mark Sandlin 4 weeks 3 days ago
Editor's Note: Fred Phelps, founder of Westboro Baptist Church — best known for anti-gay demonstrations that include picketing soldiers' funerals — is reportedly near death. The following...
Posted by Mark Sandlin 12 weeks 4 days ago
If any list has been overdone in the Christian blogging world, it's this list.Just about every Christian blogger has done one, and if they haven't, they've thought about it and then thought better of...
Posted by Mark Sandlin 16 weeks 5 days ago
Ah, Christmas! The most wonderful time of the year. A time to gather with family and friends, and, with a smile on our faces, pretend we aren’t quietly measuring who received the best present and...
Posted by Mark Sandlin 26 weeks 3 days ago
“I didn't come here because I wanted a job ... I came here because I wanted to live.” These words from an undocumented immigrant came early on in Church World Service's Summit on Immigration Reform...
Posted by Mark Sandlin 30 weeks 2 days ago
Every so often a fiction book makes a splash in the swamp of Christian literature, which is predominately ruled by non-fiction reads. The Shack by Wm. Paul Young would be one...