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)

Sunday, June 01, 2008

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup 2008.18.159

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The week in review in the Methoblogosphere:

Dale Tedder asks, "Who is your Paul, Barnabas, and Timothy?"

Chaplain-Soldier Mitch Lewis reflects on Memorial Day 1974, in Korea.

Craig Adams writes on Jesus' words John 6:44, ("No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him").

Hendrix College and the UMC according to Andrew Thompson.

What's a demographic winter? Read Gerry Charlotte Phelps.

Joseph Yoo wonders about those who fight for the right to be (a little) racist.

John Battern exclaims, "It's free!"

Anxiety and ordination from Larry Oksten.

Some thoughts from Steve Heyduck on how we presume the Christianity of others.

Sally Coleman offers a prayer for and reflections on enlarged hearts.

Michelle Hargrave reflects on ordination through the eyes of an eight year old.

Kyle Holt writes on maximizing our discipleship with the three-year plan.

Heresy Incorporated-- A post from Paul Martin.

Olive Morgan states, "Christians have a duty to witness to their faith."

Andrew Stoddard posts reflections on Proverbs 3:19-21, 29-24:2, 1 Timothy 5:17-25, and Matthew 13:21-25.

Greg Hazelrig posts his thought for the day on Proverbs 30:8b-9.

"Do As I Say? Or Do As I Do?"-- A sermon from Tony Mitchell.

It's time for Henry Neufeld's periodic diatribe on moderation.

Kim Matthews wonders who funerals are for.

Healing, verification, and resurrection according to Dave Faulkner. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Will Grady has questions for the Evangelical's statement of the Gospel.

Deb Spaulding reflects on hidden treasure, fine pearls, and crab legs.

Kim Fabricius wants to know if Scott McClellan will hand a presidential victory to Barack Obama.

"Is it about our gods? Or God? Michael Daniel ponders the matter.

Steven Manskar is remembering on Memorial Day. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Questing Parson notes that sometimes nothing is more important.

An eighty percenter way of life-- reflections from Stephen Taylor.

Eric Helms offers counsel on finding our rest.

A four-fold discussion from Theresa Coleman on Star Trek, Time, Veterans, and the crystallization of identity.

Keith McIlwain ponders the nature of God's love somewhere beyond the sea.

Brian Russell writes on Matthew 4:17 and the mission of God.

"Who will benefit from Britain's moral decline?" David Hallam asks the question.

Mark Winter informs us of the Discover God's Call ministry.

Guy Williams posts some thoughts on communicator lunches.

A post on the Episcopal Church and the United Methodist Church.

"Welcome to the Rock"-- A sermon from Jim Parsons.

Richard Heyduck wants us to sing with all our hearts.

Jay Voorhees ponders what it means to live in the expansive Kingdom of God.

The first ninety days in a church is on the mind of Abi Carlisle-Wilke.

Jeremy Smith makes the case for six-year appointments.

Ken Hagler wants to know how much of our heart does God have.

Danny Gmyrek reflects on the significance of so many jobs in the world.

Movie reviews from Will Deuel.

Rick Mang writes on the issues that surround attending Annual Conference.


Dave Faulkner said...


Thank you kindly - quite undeserved, I'm sure.

Grace and peace,


Michael said...

My thanks as well, Allan, for your continued efforts. There is some great stuff there this week!