Mark D. Roberts
June 2009 Archives

Check out this funny but all-too-true video about church . . . [youtube:] Ouch! (Hat tip: Branon Dempsey at Worship Team Training)

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) could use some good news. No, I don’t mean the Good News, though we could always stand to hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ once again. I’m speaking more of specific, tangible good news that would […]

Trustworthy Leadership READ Exodus 14:15-31  When the people of Israel saw the mighty power that the LORD had unleashed against the Egyptians, they were filled with awe before him. They put their faith in the LORD and in his servant […]

The Lord Will Fight for You READ Exodus 14:1-14  “The LORD himself will fight for you. Just stay calm.” Exodus 14:14 As the Israelites left Egypt, they were pursued by the Egyptians. Fearful of the awesome power of Pharaoh’s army, […]

Defending Truth, Humility, and Justice READ Psalm 45:1-17  In your majesty, ride out to victory, defending truth, humility, and justice. Go forth to perform awe-inspiring deeds! Psalm 45:4 When I was a boy, I loved watching the Adventures of Superman […]

A recent headline is encouraging. Somehow, the buses in Seguin, Texas are able to imbue politeness into seventh grade boys: This store has something for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. You don’t see this sort of thing in California!

When we begin to use a new technology, usually we focus on its primary impact. For example, when I got my first cell phone, I was excited about the possibility of staying in touch with people with whom I worked […]

In yesterday’s post I examined ways in which technology can support God’s work in the world. Specifically, I noted now the early Christian use of letters and roads helped to spread the good news of Jesus Christ throughout the Roman […]

Thanks to those who contributed comments to yesterday’s post, and to those who communicated with me by email. As always, I am encouraged, instructed, and challenged by your insights. When I think about the relationship of technology and theology, I […]

I have been asked to write an article on technology and theology for Outcomes, a magazine for leaders published by the Christian Leadership Alliance. The timing of this request seems to be providential. The cover of this week’s Time Magazine […]