Mark D. Roberts

Mark D. Roberts

Check out!

Would you like to have access to literally hundreds of articles and audio clips that help you relate your faith to your work? If so, then you should check out
If you visit my website very often, no doubt you’ve noticed my “Sunday Inspiration from The High Calling” posts. These, as you may know, are borrowed from another website, I write a Daily Reflection for this website, a sister ministry to Laity Lodge and part of the work of Foundations for Laity Renewal. On Sunday I borrow the Reflection I wrote for and post it on my site. Yes, it’s a bit of double dipping. 
Today I want to draw your attention to, which continually impresses me with the quality and diversity of its content. I can say this without blushing or boasting because, other than the Daily Reflections and a rare article, I am not responsible for what goes up on This responsibility lies in the capable hands of my colleagues, Dan Roloff and Marcus Goodyear, under the overall guidance of our Director of Communications, Keith Mirrer.
Today, features a radio spot by Howard E. Butt, Jr., founder of Laity Lodge. These radio spots usually feature an attention-grabbing story that illustrates some feature of “the high calling of our daily work.” They’re good for personal inspiration (also for sermon illustrations!).
One of my favorite elements of is the interview. During the past six years, this website has included original interviews by leading Christians in a wide variety of fields, including: Eugene Peterson (theologian and Bible translator), T.D. Jakes (pastor), Ralph Winter (Hollywood producer), Ashley Cleveland (Grammy award winning singer), Wayne Huizenga, Jr. (owner of the Miami Dolphins), Francis Collins (now head of the National Institutes of Health), and Makoto Fujimura (world-renowned artist). The current interview is of Barbara Brown Taylor, most recently author of Leaving Church: A Memoir of Faith.
Each week includes helpful articles, Bible studies, and personal reflections, all having to do with the relationship between faith and work. Then there’s Rambin’ Dan’s blog. Right now he’s musing about the relationship between leadership and power. Howard Butt’s blog regularly features excerpts on his writings on a wide range of subjects.
If you would like to be notified through email concerning the ever-changing content of, you can sign up for updates. You’ll get my Daily Reflection each morning in your inbox, and a weekly report of what’snew on the website.
I should mention that everything on is free, except for a few items sold in the online bookstore. The purpose of this site is to get helpful information connecting faith and work to people, no strings attached.
I hope you’ll visit today, and make it a regular stop on your Internet explorations.

  • freda walker

    truly i love the radio spots. i often quote them to the people in my path

Previous Posts

More blogs to enjoy!!!
Thank you for visiting Mark D. Roberts. This blog is no longer being updated. Please enjoy the archives. Here are some other blogs you may also enjoy: Red Letters with Tom Davis Recent prayer post on Prayables Most Recent Inspiration ...

posted 2:09:11pm Aug. 27, 2012 | read full post »

Why Did Jesus Have to Die? Conclusions
In this series on the death of Jesus, I have presented four different perspectives on why Jesus had to die: Roman, Jewish, Jesus’, and Early Christian. I believe that each of these points of view has merit, and that we cannot fully understand ...

posted 2:47:39am Apr. 11, 2011 | read full post »

Sunday Inspiration from the High Calling
Can We Find God in the City? Psalm 48:1-14 Go, inspect the city of Jerusalem. Walk around and count the many towers. Take note of the fortified walls, and tour all the citadels, that you may describe them to future generations. For that ...

posted 2:05:51am Apr. 10, 2011 | read full post »

Why Did Jesus Have to Die? The Perspective of the First Christians, Part 3
An Act and Symbol of Love Perhaps one of the most startling of the early Christian interpretations of the cross was that it was all about love. It’s easy in our day, when crosses are religious symbols, attractive ornaments, and trendy ...

posted 2:41:47am Apr. 08, 2011 | read full post »

Why Did Jesus Have to Die? The Perspective of the First Christians, Part 2
The Means of Reconciliation In my last post, I examined one of the very earliest Christian statements of the purpose of Jesus’ death. According to the tradition encapsulated in 1 Corinthians 15, Jesus died “for our sins in accordance with ...

posted 2:30:03am Apr. 07, 2011 | read full post »


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.