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
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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, January 10, 2009

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup 2009.1.180

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Please pray for Kurt Boemler. He needs to kill his superwhatevers-- all of us do.

Joseph Slife writes on the former member of the Board of Church and Society who has spoken out.

Craig Adams posts part 1 of Paul's prayer in Colossians 1:9-12.

Reflections on being resolved to be resolute from Scott McKay.

Andrew Thompson ponders God's best work. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

John Montgomery on Marcus Borg and N.T. Wright on the birth of Jesus.

A post on the attributes of God according to St. Augustine from John Wilks.

For Danny Gmyrek, the new year is a time to look back and forward.

Two reasons people don't change. Some thoughts from Dale Tedder.

Mitch Lewis comments on the literary artistry of Mark the Evangelist.

An experiment in improving social media exposure from Kevin Watson.

It's report day for Richard Heyduck.

Ken Carter reflects on the life of Richard John Neuhaus.

David Perry ponders being creatively Christian.

Gold, Frankenstein, and Merle-- exclusively from Art Ruch.

Brian Russell is thinking about mission in 2009.

Ken Hagler elaborates on nine words that can shape faith. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Shane Raynor is checking Calvinism and unconditional election.

Concerns for 2009 from David Hallam.

Sally Coleman is grasping the cup of salvation.

Part 1 of Redefining Connectional from Jay Voorhees.

Mark Winter posts on the Congress on Evangelism.

Gavin Richardson comments on virtual church plant experiences.

Will Grady posts parts 1 and 2 of today's altars to the unknown god.

The Gospel of Conditional Love? A post from Kim Fabricius.

Greg Hazelrig posts his thought for the day on Mark 1:1-4.

Do you have everything under control? Read Deb Spaulding.

Does our spending belong to Caesar? Steve Heyduck asks the question.

Andrew Stoddard ponders being a pastor vs. being a son.

"In the Beginning"-- A sermon by Tony Mitchell.

Henry Neufeld writes on being a liberal charismatic believer.

Kim Matthews reflects on the prophetic and the apocalyptic.

Questing Parson is praying for a downpour.

Trust is built one apple at a time-- Reflections from Larry Oksten.

Dave Faulkner posts on finding the will of God.

John Meunier informs us that small congregations are the norm for the UMC.

A sermon on "Getting Wet" from Jim Parsons.

Joseph Yoo ponders the founding of a UMC coffee house.

Michelle Hargrave is stargazing.

New Year's musings from Olive Morgan.

Some facts on Finns and the church from Lorna Koskela.

Guy Williams is preaching on Jesus as the Way, the Truth, and the Life.

Sky Lowe-McCracken writes on church administrative and progam restructuring.

Ways of waiting according to David Morris.

"Contrasts of Faith"-- A sermon by Michael Daniel.

Beth Quick wonders what might have been.

Communicating the Gospel according to Andy Bryan.

Betty Newman counsels us to fear not.

Kathy James shares some thoughts via negativa.

Theresa Coleman posts on the Methoblogger meeting with Bishop Schnase.

Will Deuel is a liturgy wonk.

3 comments:

preacherman said...

Allan,
I want to thank you for the list of links.
I have been blessed by many methodist clergy.
The heart, passion, desire, and knowledge that they have for and about Christ is inspiring and motivating.
I want you to know brother that you are always in my thoghts and prayers.
I hope you and your family have a wonderful 2009! :-)

Andrew C. Thompson said...

Allan -

Good to see the Weekly Roundup again! I hope you weren't too overloaded during Advent. Blessings on your life and ministry in 2009.

Grace & peace -
Andrew

Art said...

Thanks for continuing the MBWR. I've missed seeing it the past few weeks!