Mark D. Roberts
March 2009 Archives

Last night I attended the 2009 Christian Book Awards in Dallas, Texas. The awards are given by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association in several categories: Bibles, Children & Youth, Christian Life, Bible Reference & Study, Inspiration & Gift, Fiction, and […]

A couple of weeks ago I spoke at the Texas Capitol Fellowship, a gathering of Christians who work in the Texas state government. The Capitol itself looked beautiful as spring has just begun to dawn in Austin. In the photo […]

Today I saw something on my browser that is suitable for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. You know, it’s when he shows all sorts of funny print ads and newspaper articles. Well, here’s what I saw today: Now I’m […]

In my youth, St. Patrick’s Day was most of all a day to wear green. Be caught without green and you got pinched by your friends, maybe even your teacher. (That was a long time ago, when teachers dared such […]

You’ve seen exotic birds. You’ve seen Gators and Manatees. You’ve seen some curiously helpful signs. Now, here are my final Florida photos: Tree of Gold (Tabebuia caraiba) in Full Bloom Palm Trees at Dusk (outside of Disney’s Hollywood Studios) Sunset […]

The Joy of God’s Presence READ Psalm 21:1-13  You have endowed him with eternal blessings and given him the joy of your presence. Psalm 21:6 Psalm 21 focuses on the king of Israel. It celebrates many ways God has blessed […]

Yesterday I put up the “how to wash your hands in the restroom” sign from Disney World. That’s not the only helpful sign I saw on my recent trip to Florida. Take the following example from a neighborhood in Orange […]

A couple of days ago I made my first visit to Epcot, one of the four theme parks in Disney World, Florida. I was impressed by the overall experience. As always, Disney’s attention to detail is extraordinary. But I’ve never […]

During our visit to Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in central Florida we saw more than amazing birds. We almost stumbled upon several alligators in a little canal along the road. As we hopped out of the car to see […]

During my sojourn in Florida, I was able to visit Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. It lies along the Atlantic coast of central Florida, about 50 miles due east of Orlando. Among the animals we saw were several birds that […]