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, March 07, 2009

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup 2009.8.187

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The week in review in the Methoblogosphere:

Should we ban hate? Daniel Hixon asks the question. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Richard Hall is celebrating World Maths Day.

John Lomperis blogs about the phrase, "That's so gay!"

Joseph Slife on retired UM pastor John Ed Mathison's seven concerns about the UMC.

New hymnal and old controversies according to Andrew Thompson.

"Secret Acts of Righteousness"-- Reflections from Mitch Lewis.

Bishop Robert Schnase writes on some church experiences as running a marathon.

Scott McKay reflects on memories of his baptism.

John Montgomery on sources for Lent 2009.

Ordained Ministry in the UMC, part 2, from Sky Lowe McCracken.

Stephen Taylor posts on small hinges.

Kathy James reflects on a snowy day in the South.

Evangelism and invitation from Andy Bryan.

Beth Quick preaches on Judas, who would later betray Jesus.

A preaching study from Guy Williams on Mark 8:31-38.

Olive Morgan writes on the churches' warning on the moral challenge of climate change.

"The Cross of Christ"-- A sermon from Jim Parsons.

Tony Mitchell preaches on "Promises Made, Promises Kept."

Dave Faulkner posts on day 34 of his Sabbatical-- computer troubles, the CT scan, Christian music, and animation.

Kim Matthews has learned a few things from her son.

Christians contribute to the confusion in biblical interpretation according to Henry Neufeld.

Andrew Stoddard posts reflections on Deuteronomy 9:23-10:5, Hebrews 4:1-10, and John 3:16-21.

Steve Heyduck is reminiscing.

Discipleship goals #5 from Richard Heyduck.

Deb Spaulding posts reflections on one holy breath. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Gerry Charlotte Phelps believes that it is worse than we think.

Greg Hazelrig cogitates on his final day in Jerusalem.

Are you fed up with Churchianity? So is Sally Coleman.

Shane Raynor scribbles some thoughts on GracePoint's departure from the UMC.

Some additional thoughts on GracePoint from Gavin Richardson.

More thoughts from Art Ruch.

Ken Hagler writes on spiritual fitness.

Ken Carter ponders a faith that stretches us.

The Pastor's Corner, March 2009 from Dave Camphouse.

Keith McIlwain offers a Wesleyan response to inerrancy.

Will Grady ruminates on Jesus and the honour of the High Priest.

Moving Methodism from Dave Warnock.

What is the real role of the clergy? Matthew Kelley asks the question.

David Perry shares a different viewpoint on taking up the cross.

Prophetic input from Lorna Koskela.

Failure and ideological perspective from Michael Daniel.

What to give up for Lent? Pondering from Rick Mang.

Ha! So, you actually heal people? Marty Schwartz answers the question by giving glory to God.

Echoes from Michelle Hargrave.

Of whom do you complain? Questing Parson wants to know.

David Hallam warns us, "Don't mess with this blog!"

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