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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, March 08, 2008

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup 2008.9.150

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The week in review in the Methoblogosphere:

Andrew Thompson fires up some friendly debate over the question of whether or not to wear clergy collars.

Andy Bryan ponders why Jesus was deeply moved in the story of the raising of Lazarus.

The infrastructure of renewal according to Craig Adams.

Take a quiz on the General Conference delegations with Nathan Mattox.

Do you know what "probity" means? Read Kevin Baker.

Michelle Hargrave has a close call with the Spirit.

Ken Hagler reminds us that dangerous things don't always happen at high speeds. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Lorna Koskela reviews David Maine's book, Samson.

Dave Warnock comments on Adrian Warnock's UK Mother's Day sermon.

How many allegiances? A question from Richard Heyduck.

Derek Tang writes on abortion.

"To be broken hearted....turn me tender again"... A song by Martyn Joseph... and a post from Sally Coleman.

Stephen Taylor wants us to become part of Team Methodist. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Matt Judkins has a few thoughts on John 11:1-16.

David Hallam is white and working class.

Some reflections from Gavin Richardson on cramming morality down the throat.

Gambling and the Methodist Church-- A post from Richard Hall.

Paul Martin addresses gambling and Methodism as well.

Andrew Stoddard posts reflections on Exodus 1:6-22, 1 Corinthians 12:12-26, and Mark 8:27-9:1.

A thought for the day on Romans 14:1 from Greg Hazelrig.

John Meunier wonders if eating apple cobbler together will reduce the divisions in the United Methodist Church.

Questions from the religious landscape from Tony Mitchell.

Mitch Lewis posts thoughts on John's rich imagery.

Olive Morgan writes on BBC1's The Passion.

A salty Jubilee from Mark Winter.

Enabling media bias according to Henry Neufeld.

Brian Russell posts on missional insights from Genesis 1.

Some thoughts from Kim Matthews on vulnerability.

Questing Parson reflects on being outside the parish.

Dave Faulkner writes on the death of Christian rocker, Larry Norman.

Selective hearing according to Deb Spaulding.

Beth Quick offers some thoughts on transparency and the presidential primaries. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Jim Parsons preaches on "Just an Ordinary Day at Church."

Perfectionism and mistakes from Kathy James.

Do you prefer the lectionary or canonical narrative structure of Scripture? Guy Williams has some thoughts on the subject.

Theresa Coleman reflects on a mystery quote from ____ ________.

Dave Camphouse has been certified in Christian Education. Congratulations Dave!

Some history on the Apostles' Creed from Chris Roberts.

New statistics on church attendance and avoidance from Abi Carlisle-Wilke.

Keith McIlwain is studying Jesus with N.T. Wright.

Are you a double-minded man? A question from Dale Tedder.

Will Grady ponders what it means to be like sheep without a shepherd.

Thoughts on waiting from Scott McKay.

Brian Vinson posts reflections from the National Pastors Convention.

Danny Gmyrek posts his accountability update.

Ordination and authority according to Sky Lowe-MeCracken.

Steve Heyduck marks history in Germany.

Melissa Yosua-Davis wonders if a new kind of church plant can happen at Starbucks.


Michael said...

Thank you, as always, for your continued work in this Roundup, Allan. Have peace.

Elizabeth said...

Thanks for the 'best of' nod Allan, and for your work on this as usual!

Allan R. Bevere said...


You are welcome.


Thank you for the great post!

Olive Morgan said...

May I recommend for next weeks' Weekly Roundup on Methodist Blogs 'Interfaith Seder Style Dinner in the House of Lords' by Ruby Beech, our Vice-President of Conference, on http://www.methodist-preandvp.blogspot.com?

We value this Weekly Roundup that enables us to explore Methodist blogs far and wide.