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 13, 2008

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup 2008.38.179

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Important Note: This will be the last MBWR for 2008. With the hectic and holy holiday, I have more than enough on my plate, as I am sure you do as well. The next MBWR will be posted the first weekend of January 2009. Have a blessed Christmas and a New Year filled with holy anticipation!

The week in review in the Methoblogosphere:

Danny Gmyrek is asking for our prayers.

Andrew Thompson loves Lambuth University.

Dale Tedder welcomes us to Baxter's Directory.

Mitch Lewis and Jesus pray the Psalms.

Reflections on the character flaw from Kurt Boemler.

A poem from Scott McKay.

Hail Mary, says Daniel Hixon.

Kevin Watson is catching up.

Richard Heyduck writes on Christmas presents.

Spirituality. stress, and sanity-- A post from Ken Carter.

The people who walked in darkness according to David Perry.

Art Ruch on Brian McLaren on the name of Jesus.

Brian Russell is reading Psalms 36-40 missionally.

We are welcomed to Ken Hagler's mess.

Are you Emergent or not? Read Shane Raynor.

David Hallam gives us an Island Parish update.

Sally Coleman reflects on lifting the yoke of oppression.

Some thoughts from David Camphouse on being a shepherd.

Mark Winter is moving from the sublime to the ridiculous.

Gavin Richardson ponders justice vs. charity.

The binding of the brokenhearted-- personal reflections from Will Grady. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Richard Hall writes on the right to live or die. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Greg Hazelrig posts his thought for the day on Luke 1:28.

The gift of life according to Deb Spaulding.

A fruity reflection from Steve Heyduck.

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

Is it the water? A question from Tony Mitchell.

Henry Neufeld reflects on taking two steps back and prooftexting too.

Kim Matthews has some thoughts on witness.

Advent, Day Twelve-- Decorating-- from Questing Parson.

Larry Oksten reminds us that it is time for Advent.

Dave Faulkner writes on half-baked journalism and the star of Bethlehem and the date of Jesus' birth.

Thursday thoughts on Isaiah from John Meunier.

"Hoping for the Light"-- A sermon from Jim Parsons.

Joseph Yoo asks, "How do we not become resistant to change?"

Rick Mang posts on character as the real foundation of life.

Baking sugar cookies and face painting-- join the fun with Abi Carlisle-Wilke.

Michelle Hargrave reflects on religious concerts for preschoolers.

Dave Warnock laments that the crazy Americans are at it again.

A report from Olive Morgan on the Methodist Church's call for welfare with dignity.

Theological reflections from Lorna Koskela.

Just courage according to Guy Williams.

Joseph Slife ponders astonishing preaching.

Sky Lowe-McCracken wonders who's watching the store.

Do you want a pleasant interlude? Read C.D. Harringer.

Matthew Kelley posts reflections on the hermeneutics of Newsweek.

Marty Schwartz proclaims, "What a wonderful God we serve!"

Tiffany Steinwert proclaims hope in the midst of despair.

1 comment:

DannyG said...

Thank you for listing my prayer call first. Austin was released Sat. night, but then was re-admitted Monday with his blood sugar out of control...another side effect of the anti-rejection drugs. We keep praying.