A Weblog Dedicated to the Discussion of the Christian Faith and 21st Century Life

A Weblog Dedicated to the Discussion of the Christian Faith and 21st Century Life
I do not seek to understand that I may believe, but I believe in order to understand. For this also I believe, –that unless I believed, I should not understand.-- St. Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109)

Saturday, December 02, 2006

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup #94

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*Rules for Inclusion

I peruse some of the blogs and post a few links from persons who do not send me an email, but to be sure you are included in the weekly MBWR, you must email me by Saturday at noon.
The week in review in the Methoblogosphere:

Joel Thomas believes that truth can be more dramatic than fiction.

Confession and reconciliation are important. Kevin Baker has some thoughts.

Chris Kindle reflects upon Nehemiah as one who provides some good lessons in leadership.

In spite of our sin, God is willing to clean us up and save us anyway, writes Gerry Phelps.

Derek Tang writes about the National Youth Worker's Convention in Charlotte, NC.

Brian Vinson has high hopes. So should you.

John Carney on Stephen Colbert and ecumenism.

Alabama's football coach has been fired! Gavin Richardson asks, "Where do we go from here?"

Richard Heyduck writes on interreligious dialogue and arguing as a Christian.

Ethics and NASCAR? Read Mitch Lewis.

When it comes to Scripture all of us pick and choose what we read and interpret. Henry Neufeld thinks it is a matter of principled picking and choosing.

Sally Coleman posts on Advent hope.

John of Locusts & Honey writes on whether or not pacifism is a doctrinal standard of the UMC.

John Battern writes on a newly elected Muslim congressman taking his oath of office upon the Koran.

After his resurrection, Jesus still had scars, but he was whole. Michelle Hargrave writes on this in relation to pastoral ministry. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Richard Johnson posts on the idea of war vs. the reality of war.

Friday was World AIDS Day. Keith McIlwain has some thoughts.

Tony Mitchell has written his 100th post. Congratulations!

Jonathan Norman writes on the Advent Chronicles. Sounds intriguing!

Sandpiper reflects on community prayer.

Brett Royal posts on the sacrifice of Jepthah's daughter in Judges 11.

Art Ruch is thinking of taking somewhat of a hiatus from blogging. Art, we understand the demands of time, but we hope you don't stop blogging permanently.

Redemption and reconciliation are on the mind of Brian Russell.

Steve Manskar urges us to resist the rush to Christmas.

The church and a good reputation is necessary, according to Andrew Conard.

An Advent exhortation from Brian Kennedy.

Betty Newman posts a prayer from the Book of Isaiah.

The UMC and Sports Illustrated in ministry together? Read Melissa Maine.

Dale Tedder wonders if the church is losing credibility and whether or not it even matters.

Mark Winter had the choice of posting on the doctrine of total depravity or the joys of being a carnivore. He chose the latter.

"The world will never be so bad that God will cease to love it." Good words from Scott McKay.

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