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Mark D. Roberts
February 2008 Archives

Amazon.com responded to my complaint about the inappropriate promotional email (see yesterday’s post). They get credit for responding, especially since it looks like a human being actually was involved here. Gopi N’s response was pretty much boilerplate, and didn’t respond […]

  Warning: Parents, this post is inappropriate for children. (Actually, it’s not really appropriate for anyone, but I think it’s worth posting anyway. Today I received a dozen or more emails from friends, including a comment from my mother, who […]

Part 3 of series: Should Christians Pray “In Jesus’s Name” in Civic Gatherings? Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series When I have prayed in civic gatherings, such as city council meetings or community luncheons, I have ended […]

Part 2 of series: Should Christians Pray “In Jesus’s Name” in Civic Gatherings? Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series In several passages from the Gospel of John, Jesus instructs us to pray in his name. For example: […]

Part 1 of series: Should Christians Pray “In Jesus’s Name” in Civic Gatherings? Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series Recently I was talking with a friend about praying in civic gatherings such as city council meetings or […]

Sarah Laughed READ Genesis 18:1-12 So she laughed silently to herself and said, “How could a worn-out woman like me enjoy such pleasure, especially when my master—my husband—is also so old?” Genesis 18:12 In Genesis 17, when God revealed his […]

Texans love their Bar-B-Q. They don’t use “barbecue” to describe meat cooked on an outdoor gril, however. Rather, “barbecue” refers to various meats cooked with spices that enhance the flavor. And if you don’t think barbecue is a big deal […]

Well, I never thought I’d see it. But, sure enough, somebody has figured out how to commercialize Lent. Amazing. Luby’s Cafeteria, founded in San Antonio, now based in Houston, is making a run at a Lenten promotion. As I was […]

Dr. James Arlandson, my first guest blogger, has just finished an in-depth series on the reliability of the Gospels. James in a fine scholar and an excellent communicator. I’ve been proud to supply a platform for his work. His final […]

I was browsing around one of my favorite websites, Scot McKnight’s Jesus Creed, when, lo and behold, I found a post on “Three Bears of Reliability” of the Gospels. I was delighted to find that my book Can We Trust […]

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