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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, February 03, 2007

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup 2007.5 (#103)

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The week in review in the Methoblogosphere:

Derek Tang reviews Jesus Camp.

Speaking the word of truth when it is also the difficult word. A thought for the day from Greg Hazelrig.

Patti Wagner posts some theological reflections that shine through stained glass.

Daniel McLain on saving souls vs. serving soup.

Holy, holy, holy! Keith McIlwain writes twice (1 & 2) on Isaiah 6.

Sky Lowe-McCracken posts on white elephants, High School sports and Title IX.

Christopher Gudger-Raines reflects upon the parables in general and the parable of the Good Samaritan in particular.

Is the Jesus Seminar a friend or foe? Dale Tedder provides his answer.

Mitch Lewis reflects upon the distinctive purpose of Jesus' disciples in the proclamation of the Kingdom of God.

John of Locusts and Honey posts on Asbury Seminary's failure to prepare for zombie attacks. Should the MBWR issue a Best of the Methozombieblogosphere award?

Gerry Phelps writes on global warming Europe's big power play and nearly six million converts and why you never heard of him.

David Camphouse posts his notes from his sermon, First Love.

Community is quite a powerful thing. Some thoughts from Mike Lamson.

What is the silliest argument for the King James Version being the only correct English Bible? Henry Neufeld may have found it. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Wondering rather than expecting; acting out of humility rather than certainty. Happy birthday to Barbara Lindgren!

Scott McKay is planning for a classic rock Lent!

Christianity, paganism, and spirituality: Reflections from Sally Coleman.

Andrew Conard posts on the future of denominations.

Tony Atkinson posts two more installments (here and here) of his book study on The Cost of Discipleship.

Kim "Sandpiper" has some excellent thoughts on the so-called "feminization of the church." Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Abortion, the mystery of life, and how a fertilized egg becomes human. A post from John Battern.

Richard Hall writes on the problem of pain.

Tom Scott posts an adapted sermon entitled, House of Prayer.

Beth Quick has a software question. Click here and give suggestions. After all, we are connectional.

Matt Friedeman posts the Tuesday morning evangelistic smackdown.

Let the river flow: Some reflections from Dave Morris.

Brian Russell writes on missional hermeneutics and the Old Testament.

Melissa Maine believes that there is something sacred in falling snow.

The light comes on and God speaks. Read Lorna Koskela.

Art Ruch writes on the Murfreesboro District Lay Speaker Banquet.

Called to Serve: a sermon by Paul Martin.

Mardi Gras and United Methodism from Mark Winter.

It's confession time for Reverend Mommy.

Tomorrow is Super Bowl Sunday and Rev Abi wants to know if you know where your parishioners will be.

Brian Vinson writes on contemporary vs. traditional music.

Josh Tinely has some thoughts on criminal injustice.

What's it like to be a mom and a pastor at the same time? Michelle Hargrave shares her experience.

Andy Brian on Prayer-O-Rama.

Richard Johnson posts on Chuck Hegel's challenge of Congress on the war in Iraq.


Beth Quick said...

Thanks for highlighting Kim's post - I checked it out, and you're right, it is excellent!

Allan R. Bevere said...


Yes, quite profound.