Mark D. Roberts
October 2009 Archives

Before I return to my usual blogging routine, I thought I’d post three more photos of New England, from my trip there a couple of weeks ago. First, the statue of Paul Revere, with the Old North Church in the […]

Drinking the Cup of Judgment READ Psalm 75:1-10  For the LORD holds a cup in his hand that is full of foaming wine mixed with spices. He pours out the wine in judgment, and all the wicked must drink it, draining […]

During my trip to New England last week, I was able to visit Harvard University. I had not been back to my alma mater since my final graduation there in 1992. Of course I enjoyed plenty of nostalgia, which I […]

Last weekend I had the privilege of preaching at Park Street Church in downtown Boston. Park St. is celebrating its bicentennial this year. That’s right, 200 years! They’ve had a bunch of guest preachers, including me. I thought I’d share […]

Here are a few photos from one of my favorite places in the world, Rockport, Massachusetts. The red fishing shack in the center of these photos is Motif #1, one of the most photographed, painted, and drawn structures in the […]

Warning: The Office spoilers ahead. If you have doubted the power of the Internet to impact culture, consider last week’s big event on The Office.  After seasons of waiting, Pam and Jim finally got married. The “Niagara” episode offered its […]

Desiring God Most of All READ Psalm 73:1-28  Whom have I in heaven but you? I desire you more than anything on earth. Psalm 73:25 This verse from Psalm 73 is one of the most beloved of all the psalms. […]

I’m in the Boston area this weekend to preach at Park St. Church. Had the chance to get up to New Hampshire today. There is nothing like New England in the fall! Not even Texas. This is New Hampshire. This […]

Do I have a recommendation for you! Today marks the full release of an extraordinary album by Jeff Johnson and Phil Keaggy: Frio Suite. This instrumental collection is engaging, inspiring, quieting, even haunting. It is an extraordinary collaboration of two […]

Part 8 of series: Is Online Church Really Church? Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series Let me say, once again, that I am not opposed to online church if it is an extension of in-the-flesh church. When […]