Do you feel known and loved?

My life’s work is to offer insight into a life of knowing and being known, loving and being loved.

I engage the world of relationships with God and with other humans. I am about the practices of personal relating for which we are created.

You have arrived at the website of Marty Folsom, Ph.D. Welcome to the world of Relational Theology – the life of God for the life of humanity and the world. Joy comes when lived in connection with God, neighbor, and self. I am a visionary and strategist for living life to the full in our personal relationships.

What Marty Offers You

Marty Folsom is a visionary leader in education, therapy, theology, relationships, and making connections. He is available to take persons to the next step in relation to God, family, the neighbors, community, and the physical world.

EDUCATOR AT LARGE – I have been teaching and supervising in higher education for over 20 years – See if I meet your needs for a seasoned instructor

SPEAKER – I am an experienced speaker for events, conferences, retreats, and preaching – Are you looking for a great experience in discovery?

THERAPIST – I have been working with couples, staffs, and individuals for 17 years in finding ways to improve relationships – Do you need a third person who can open new possibilities in practical ways?

AUTHOR – I have written a trilogy of books, as well as publishing many articles – Do you need an author to speak about his books or inspire you to write?

PERSONAL COACHING – I help people explore what could be a fulfilling future in career, relationships, time management, scheduling, goal setting, and mapping out a life worth living – Are you looking for a coach to bring out your best?

FACILITATING CONNECTIONS – I am the Executive Director of the Pacific Association for Theological Studies, creating a neighborhood of schools who are developing infrastructure to create the means for meaningful connection between schools, churches, organizations, leaders, and the Kingdom of God. Are you interested in being part of the change the world needs in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia?

THEOLOGIAN – I hold multiple degrees in Theology and am developing what may be the future of theology to serve the Church and the world: Relational Theology, affirming that God exists in relationship and all that God does os for the purpose of relationships. Are you looking for the cutting edge of where theology is going?



Welcome to Spring

This is a season of Resurrection and renewal. I am learning the structure of lies as a means of coping with our fears. This is a challenging topic, in that we are easily drawn to cover up. Everyone hides. We fearfully cover our insecurities and perceived inadequacies.  We cannot run from this, honesty is the first …