Mark D. Roberts
April 2008 Archives

This is the third part of a short series on Passionate Spirituality. In yesterday’s post, I began looking at Galatians 5:16-25, a passage that identifies passionate spirituality as life in the Spirit of God. When we live in the Spirit, […]


Yesterday I began a short series on Passionate Spirituality. This is actually a revised version of a sermon I preached at my new church in Boerne, Texas this past Sunday. In yesterday’s post, I introduced the theme of passionate spirituality, […]


Yesterday I preached my first sermon in my new home church, St. Mark Presbyterian Church in Boerne, Texas. The topic had been assigned to me by the pastor, John Watson. It was sermon three in a series he’s doing on […]


Reunion READ Genesis 46:5-34 Joseph prepared his chariot and traveled to Goshen to meet his father, Jacob. When Joseph arrived, he embraced his father and wept, holding him for a long time. Genesis 46:29 What a touching scene! After years […]

Marcus Goodyear, one of my friends and colleagues who works for The High Calling of Our Daily Work, (he’s also a fine blogger!) has completed a two-part interview with Micheal Flaherty, the president of Walden Media. (Note: Micheal is the […]

April 5 100 block of Wollschlaeger Driver, 11:53 a.m., A caller reported that there was a pot-bellied pig on his property tearing up his yard. [MDR: That’s just about a mile from my house. The feral hogs in this part […] is hosting a fine “blogalogue” between Bart Ehrman and N. T. Wright on the problem of suffering. Ehrman, as you may know, has published the most recent installment in his series that might be called: “A Popular Scholar’s Attempt […]

Part 5 of series: Ivy League Congress: Discerning God’s Call Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series More Seeds for Discerning God’s Call to “Ministry” In my last several posts I sowed the first eight of eleven “seeds” […]

Part 4 of series: Ivy League Congress: Discerning God’s Call Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series In my last couple of posts I sowed the first five of eleven “seeds” for discerning God’s call to ministry: 1. […]

It’s Not About You! READ Genesis 43:1-7 “Why were you so cruel to me?” Jacob moaned. “Why did you tell him you had another brother?” Genesis 43:6 The story of Joseph overflows with self-centeredness, beginning with Joseph’s dreams, continuing through […]

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