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 09, 2006

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup #95

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The week in review in the Methoblogosphere:

Mitch Lewis posts on the two complimentary visions of God's Future in the Old Testament and the Gospels.

Tony Atkinson presents a Sunday School lesson on seeking reconciliation.

Should politicians support the use of condoms in the battle against AIDS? Paul Martin thinks so and issues kudos to Tony Blair for doing so.

Henry Neufeld explains why he does not refer to himself as an evangelical.

Scott McKay writes that it is not only important to believe in God's plan for our lives; we have to be-living it as well.

Is liberal theology an exercise in equivocation? Dale Tedder argues the case.

Melissa Maine preached on The Signs of our Times for the First Sunday in Advent. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Laziness as a parenting strategy? Read Brian Kennedy.

Richard Heyduck writes on generosity.

Are pastors and churches culturally aware? Andrew Conard addresses the matter.

Steve Manskar posts on Advent, AIDS, & Sen. Barak Obama.

Brian Russell reflects on holiness.

A Day of Infamy. This week was the 65th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Art Ruch has some thoughts.

Sandpiper writes on the discipline of silence.

Jonathan Norman posts on war and peace.

Keith McIlwain believes in Santa Claus!

Tony Blair has called for the renewal of Trident. Richard Johnson believes such a move makes no sense.

John Battern writes on blogging, pride, and self-congratulations.

Sally Coleman wants something more than the typical Christmas celebration.

Gavin Richardson wants to expunge war metaphors from youth ministry.

Christ Kindle preached on Hebrews 5:1-9 for the First Sunday in Advent.

Why Richard Hall won't sign the UCCF doctrinal basis. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

John of Locusts & Honey wondered why people who deny the divinity of Christ stay in the church and that religious pluralism is not logically consistent because of opposing intellectual content in different religions. He also designed a vehicle for use during a zombie apocalypse.

Andrew Stoddard posts on Isaiah 3:8-15, 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12, and Luke 20:41-21:4.

Beth Quick reviewed the movie Stranger than Fiction.

Barbara Lindgren reflects on being the only female clergyperson in a fellowship of pastors.

Christianity gets little notice of the good work it is doing in the world, says Matt Friedeman.

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