Mark D. Roberts
September 2009 Archives

Part 1 of series: Is Online Church Really Church? Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series In yesterday’s post I reviewed some of the highlights of the recent Christian Web Conference at Biola University. In this post I […]

Last week I participated in the Christian Web Conference at Biola University in La Mirada, California. I represented The High Calling of Our Daily Work, a sister ministry of Laity Lodge, which helped to sponsor the conference. The CWC is […]

Yesterday I put up some excerpts from a study published by Gordon College. It found that a significant number of Christian college students report “several negative consequences” from their electronic activities. 12.7% of students report that they cannot stop using […]

Here are some excerpts from a new release that we just published by Gordon College, an evangelical Christian college in Massachusetts: When they’re not sending text messages or tweets, today’s Christian college students are spending time on Facebook. A lot […]

The Hillsides Blossom with Joy READ Psalm 65:1-13  The grasslands of the wilderness become a lush pasture, and the hillsides blossom with joy. Psalm 65:12 As I reflect on Psalm 65:12, my mind envisions the lush wilderness “pastures” of Montana. […]

Shirking Responsibility READ Exodus 32:15-29  “So I told them, ‘Whoever has gold jewelry, take it off.’ When they brought it to me, I simply threw it into the fire—and out came this calf!” Exodus 32:24 Exodus 32 reveals that the […]

Today the producers of American Idol announced that talk-show-host and comedienne Ellen Degeneres will permanently fill the role of judge, taking the position that had belonged to Paul Abdul. Now this is news for American Idol fans, several of which […]

Part 5 of series: A Theology of Work in Ezra and Nehemiah Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series In the Old Testament book of Nehemiah, chapter 1 introduces the main character and sets up the story of […]

Part 4 of series: A Theology of Work in Ezra and Nehemiah Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series Last week I introduced the Theology of Work Project (TOWP). I explained the vision of this project and my […]

Fat and Fatness READ Psalm 63:1-11 You satisfy me more than the richest feast. I will praise you with songs of joy. Psalm 63:5 Psalm 63:5 is one of those verses that doesn’t sound as inviting when it’s translated literally. […]