Dr. Mark D. Roberts is the Executive Director of Fuller’s Max De Pree Center for Leadership, where he is the principal writer of Life for Leaders and the program lead of the Third Third Initiative. Previously, Mark was the senior pastor of a church in Southern California and the Senior Director of Laity Lodge in Texas. Mark has written eight books, dozens of articles, and over 2,000 devotions that help people discover the difference God makes in their daily life and leadership. With a Ph.D. in New Testament from Harvard, Mark has taught at Fuller Seminary, most recently in his D.Min. cohort on “Faith, Work, Economics, and Vocation.” Mark is married to Linda, a marriage and family counselor, spiritual director, and executive coach. Their two grown children are educators on the high school and college level.
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The Shocking Way of Jesus
Sometimes, we can become so comfortable with our notion of Jesus that stop growing in our relationship with him.Read Post
Workday Prayers: Where Do You Put Your Trust?
O God, help me to put my trust in you, always and forever.Read Post
Who Do You Say That Jesus Is?
How we answer the question of Jesus makes all the difference in the world.Read Post
Why Taking Risks for Jesus is Tricky
Like he did with his first disciples, Jesus calls us to take risks for his sake.Read Post
When Jesus Sends You Out on a Limb
Sometimes Jesus asks us to do things that are risky, things that won’t be accomplished apart from supernatural help.Read Post
What Jesus’s Miracles Reveal
The miracles of Jesus reveal him to be a person who cares about the well-being of people.Read Post
When You’ve Done Something Morally Wrong
God will give you a clean heart.Read Post
How Can You Proclaim the Kingdom of God?
Jesus has sent us out to proclaim the kingdom of God.Read Post
Purpose is Key to Third Third Flourishing
We often think of finding a purpose in life as something young adults need to do. It’s crucial for folks in their late teens…Read Post
The Extraordinary Value of Wholeness, Part 2
Jesus came to bring wholeness to broken people, and even to a broken world.Read Post
The Extraordinary Value of Wholeness
Jesus wants you to be whole.Read Post
Do You Want to Live to 100? A Review of Growing Young by Marta Zaraska
Do You Want to Live to 100? A Review of Growing Young by Marta Zaraska by Mark D. Roberts, Ph.D. Science journalist and author…Read Post
The Path of Life and the Fullness of Joy
God shows us “the path of life,” which is a poetic way of saying that God shows us the best way to live (Psalm 16:11).Read Post
New Year, New Heart
We need, not just a new year, but a new heart.Read Post
Reflections for the End of the Year
As we say goodbye to 2020 and welcome 2021, it’s good to remember that our times are in God’s hand (Psalm 31:15).Read Post