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, October 18, 2008

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup 2008.31.172

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The week in review in the Methoblogosphere:

Keith McIlwain writes on systems theory, theology, and the United Methodist Church.

According to Gerry Charlotte Phelps, most ex-felons should not vote.

Reflections from Mitch Lewis on preachers and the economy.

Andrew Thompson posts on pluralism run amuck.

In the midst of it all, Scott McKay believes.

A new mission for the local church, part 1, from Andy Bryan.

Craig Adams reflects on Psalm 106:4, 5.

Dale Tedder asks, "How's your karma?"

David Morris on the lava-Spirit flow.

Some thoughts on the Market, Jesus, and the Kingdom of God from Richard Heyduck.

David Camphouse recounts the legend of the Hokey Pokey.

Mark Winter is having serious fun.

Will Deuel is embarking on a Wesley music project and he needs your help.

In this election season, Larry Oksten ponders trusting in Jesus.

Jay Voorhees is clear-- hate and disrespect are not Christian values.

Michelle Hargrave is building biblical Legos.

Do you want a definition of "thumbs up?" Read Gavin Richardson.

More on "Planet Walker" from Rick Mang.

Will Grady writes on the Global Leadership Summit.

Shane Raynor posts on endorsing without endorsing.

Mega-misconceptions according to Matt Judkins.

Theresa Coleman ponders an essential tension. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Stephen Taylor on speaking the truth in love, parts 1 and 2.

Do we need enemies? Richard Hall asks the question.

"Caesar"-- A sermon from Dave Faulkner.

Kathy James is pondering the global and the local.

Greg Hazelrig posts his thought for the day on Acts 13:36.

The Haikus Charge Conference Edition from Christopher Gudger-Raines.

John Meunier suggests that the UMs not follow the Anglicans.

Figurative speech, figuratively speaking from Deb Spaulding.

Steve Heyduck asks, "Which God?"

Sally Coleman is facing her own insecurities.

Andrew Stoddard counsels us not to be afraid.

A new model for the church from Tony Mitchell.

Henry Neufeld reflects on private charity.

Kim Matthews is revisiting honor.

Olive Morgan recounts the October issue of the Methodist Council.

A story of faith and mysterious ways from Michael Daniel.

Questing Parson tells of grace in the park.

Reflections on external realities vs. inner life from Jim Parsons.

The state of youth ministry according to Joseph Yoo.

Daniel Hixon posts some thoughts on Protestants and contraception.

Kevin Watson posts on the Bridwell Library.

Who has whose hand? Betty Newman ponders the question.

Melissa Yosua-Davis writes on the end of the week.

Brian Russell is moving through the maze of Bible translations. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Methodists, ecumaniacs, and the madman of Tehran-- A post from John Lomperis.

Thoughts on narrative from Guy Williams.

Wayne Cook writes on integrity in politics.

Messy Communion according to Matthew Kelley.