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 16, 2006

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup #96

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*Rules for Inclusion

The week in review in the Methoblogosphere:

Keven Baker posts part three on why he is a United Methodist.

Gerry Phelps predicts that the Democrats will move toward President Bush's policy on the war in Iraq.

John of Locusts & Honey wrote a critique of religious inclusivism, examined the biblical teaching on property rights, and questioned whether or not Christian ethics should be implemented into public policy.

Tony Atkinson posted a Sunday School lesson on 1 John 1:1-2:6.

Let all of us hope that the Ipswich murders in the UK are solved. Paul Martin posts a prayer.

Henry Neufeld writes on idolatry and male representation.

A passionate concern for the truth balanced with grace was on Dale Tedder's mind this week.

Brian Kennedy wonders if buildings are killing the United Methodist Church.

Al Qaeda, Taliban, et al, from Richard Heyduck.

Andrew Conard writes on hospital visits and the blessings of Advent.

According to Steve Manskar, cheap grace is killing the church. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Brian Russell reflects on the story of magi in Matthew 2:1-12.

Advent is about clearing away the distractions. Sandpiper has some thoughts.

Jonathan Norman writes on radical orthodoxy.

And so this is Christmas... once again... for Keith McIlwain.

John Battern posts on the importance of hanging on to our traditions.

Sally Coleman asks, what if God were not truly with us?

Gavin Richardson on Garrison Keillor on the Methodists. Great stuff!

Kim Fabricius ponders the role of the innkeeper on the first Christmas.

Andrew Stoddard reflects on Isaiah 7:1-9, 2 Thessalonians 2:1-12, and Luke 22:1-13.

Beth Quick writes on the five languages of love.

Christmas carols in unlikely places? Matt Friedeman posts on the subject.

Betty Newman's personal version of "O Come, O Come Emmanuel."

Want to know what the most ethical occupation is in America? Read Mark Winters.

Dave Faulkner's sermon, "A Spiritual Journey with the Magi."

Grandma Jean offers some opinions on current affairs.


Beth Quick said...

Allan - thanks for picking up this big responsibility for the blogosphere!

gavin richardson said...

thanks for dropping me in, i know i didn't do my part to email ya.

Allan R. Bevere said...

Elizabeth and Gavo:

Thanks for your comments. I am pleased to continue the work of the MBWR.