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 06, 2008

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup 2008.37.178

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The week in review in the Methoblogosphere:

Andrew Thompson relates a story that you need to know about a courageous pastor.

Craig Adams writes on faith, hope, and love.

Thoughts on Advent from Scott McKay.

Joseph Slife posts on the source documents in the Methodist Building Trust case.

David Morris is looking beyond the means of grace.

NPR, Christian Environmentalism, and the Green Bible-- A post from Guy Williams.

Lorna Koskela reflects on the ups and downs of being home.

Olive Morgan on the invitation to sing a new song in the Methodist Church.

Some thoughts from Dave Warnock on the cross, the switchblade, and violence.

The mystery of preaching according to Michelle Hargrave.

Abi Carlisle-Wilke posts on the First Sunday in Advent at Trinity UMC.

Michael Daniel ponders commericialism and Christmas.

Have you built an altar lately? A question from Rick Mang.

The Beatles and Mitch Lewis counsel, "Let It Be."

Beth Quick writes on children and Communion.

Joseph Yoo reflects on the things he has learned in the past week and how God has challenged him.

Some thoughts on gay marriage from Jim Parsons.

John Meunier tells the story of the day the orchestra fell apart.

Dave Faulkner is proud that his wife slept out in the cold.

Larry Oksten thinks he has figured it out.

"When the Child Comes, Everything Changes"-- A sermon by Questing Parson.

"A Light in the Darkness"-- A poem by Kim Matthews.

Henry Neufeld writes on the worst reason for bailing out the auto industry. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Tony Mitchell issues an assignment on academic and scientific integrity.

Andrew Stoddard posts reflections on Isaiah 2:12-22, 1 Thesalonians 3:1-13, Luke 20:27-40.

Advent expectancy according to Steve Heyduck.

Thoughts from Deb Spaulding on waiting outside the door.

Greg Hazelrig posts his thought for the day on Matthew 7:12.

Richard Hall ponders gun control and risks.

Want to know about the Feast of St. Nicholas? Read Will Grady.

Gavin Richardson is thinking about taking Advent and Christmas in new directions.

Simeon's dream kicks-off.-- A report from Mark Winter.

Visions from Dave Camphouse.

Andy Bryan has nothing against Santa Claus, but...

The problem with The General Board of Church and Society according to Chris Roberts.

Sally Coleman writes on God's amazing plan.

Some thoughts from David Hallam on the tragedy of the Dalai Lama.

Shane Raynor posts on United Methodists who don't claim the name. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Ken Hagler has hope in this season.

Betty Newman is climbing the staircase to heaven.

Reading Psalms 1-5 missionally-- A post from Brian Russell.

Art Ruch has some thoughts on Barack Obama's pledge to cut waste.

David Perry has insight for Advent.

Jeremy Smith previews what the church can learn from apple.

Two compelling lives-- Reflections from Ken Carter. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Richard Heyduck asks, "What am I doing?"

Kevin Watson has a new domain name.

On making lemons from lemonade from Danny Gmyrek.

Steven Manskar reflects on preparing the way of the Lord.

Daniel Hixon writes on evangelicals practicing Advent.

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