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, February 28, 2009

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup 2009.7.186

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The week in review in the Methoblogosphere:

An Ash Wednesday meditation from Andrew Thompson. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Scott McKay urges us to get the date of Easter right.

Joseph Slife writes on the proposed amendments that would separate the UMC into "national entities."

Do churches know how to fail successfully? Read Bishop Robert Schnase.

Craig L. Adams posts on Psalm 57 and the intent to pray.

John Lomperis writes about liberal Anglicans' opening ordination to Buddhists, Muslims, Hindus, and neo-pagans.

Will Deuel asks, "Why should the fire die?"

Lorna Koskela reflects on Ash Wednesday.

The blessing of winter according to Art Ruch.

David Perry is going into the wilderness with Jesus.

Theresa Coleman's Ash Wednesday sermon.

David Morris suggests that while we can lose much, we can gain much more.

A review of Adam Hamilton's Enough from Gavin Richardson.

Matthew Kelley ponders the ashes of Ash Wednesday.

Dave Warnock is flipping hopeful pancakes.

Mark Winter remarks on brutish beasts and attending angels.

What kind of youth work? That is the question from Will Grady.

Random thoughts from Gary Wake on Transfiguration.

Keith McIlwain cogitates on the church and the Oscars.

Joseph Yoo has a conversation with his Senior Pastor.

David Camphouse presents his vision.

A recommendation from Kevin Watson for Methodist history buffs.

Ken Carter is sitting in the balcony.

Controlled or unleashed-- Reflections on Mark's Gospel from Brian Russell.

Thoughts on Lent and life from Ken Hagler.

Shane Raynor says, "Say what you will about Pope Benedict XVI, the man has some serious guts."

Sally Coleman writes on behalf of liberation theology.

Joel Betow grades President Barack Obama's performance to date. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Day 1 in Jerusalem from the traveling Greg Hazelrig.

"Repent!" yelled the TV evangelist posted by Gerry Charlotte Phelps.

Deb Spaulding on a case of mistaken identity.

Richard Heyduck is dealing with societal corruption.

What is Lent for you? A question from Steve Heyduck.

Andrew Stoddard posts reflections on Deuteronomy 7:6-11, Titus 1:1-16, and John 1:29-34.

Henry Neufeld ponders rewarding incompetence.

Ezekiel's grace according to Kim Matthews.

Dave Faulkner's Sabbatical, Day 27.

"Treading Water"-- A sermon by Tony Mitchell.

John Meunier is giving up blogging for Lent. John, we will look forward to hearing from you the other side of Easter.

After Pastor-- Some thoughts from Jim Parsons.

Olive Morgan writes on the Methodist church engaging young people.

Guy Williams is looking for stories of solidarity.

"Who Do You Say that I Am?"-- A sermon by Beth Quick.

Andy Bryan screams, "Stop the madness of Lent!"

Kathy James ponders grace from a new perspective.

Stephen Taylor gives a Lenten examination.

Ordination in the UMC according to Sky Lowe-McCracken.

Introductory remarks on Lent 2009 from John Montgomery.

1 comment:

Craig L. Adams said...

Hey, thanks for putting the "L." in my name, Allan. I always use the initial. My daughter calls me "Craigel," as do a few other people that know me.