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 14, 2009

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup 2009.9.188

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The week in review in the Methoblogosphere:

Scott McKay posts on provocation and violence.

Who are the poor among us? How should we help them? Dale Tedders asks the questions.

Andrew Thompson exclaims, "Finally Mississippi is #1."

Bishop Robert Schnase offers thoughts on who benefits from nest building.

Craig L. Adams posts on God the Fulfiller.

David Hallam on the collapse of American evangelicalism.

Reflections on love in tough times from Questing Parson.

Lorna Koskela insists it's all rubbish. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Dave Perry says goodbye to God the cosmic puppeteer.

Matt Kelley offers his reasons for why he stays in the UMC.

Ponderments on kenosis from Keith McIlwain.

Dave Camphouse publishes his sermon notes.

Ken Hagler cogitates on the mess in his office... and everywhere else.

The ignorance of Lent-- Enlightenment from Art Ruch.

Gavin Richardson reflects on getting over our control issues.

Shane Raynor reminds us that dialogue is not a one-way street. He also gives us an update on the dialogue.

Kevin Baker ruminates on reaching those for the cause of Christ. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Imposter syndrome and ministry-- Some thoughts from Sally Coleman.

Greg Hazelrig posts his thought for the day on John 1:43.

Deb Spaulding writes on living in the eternal present.

Richard Heyduck is tired of talking stuff down.

If this were still the 80s or the 90s, Steve Heyduck would be happy.

Andrew Stoddard posts reflections on Jeremiah 3:6-18, Romans 1:28-2:11, and John 5:1-18.

Jim Parsons decisively writes about clergy haters.

Henry Neufeld is thinking out loud about the ministry of complaining.

What are the doors of your church like? Kim Matthews wants to know.

Dave Faulkner's Sabbatical, Day 41.

"Knowing the Law"-- A sermon by Tony Mitchell.

Olive Morgan plugs "Redemption Song."

Guy Williams recounts the young clergy meeting in Nashville.

"Simon the Zealot"-- A sermon for the Second Sunday in Lent by Beth Quick.

Andy Bryan suspects that we have supressed zeal.

Sky Lowe-McCracken wonders how much he will give up for the sake of Christ and his Kingdom.

Some thoughts on President Obama's reversal of President Bush's stem-cell policy from Daniel McLain Hixon.

Will Deuel is being positive about ordination.

Out of the mouths of babes from the blog of Mark Winter.

Joseph Yoo on the UMC and wandering in the wilderness.

Kevin Watson reminds us that there is no limit to God's saving work in Christ.

Reading the Bible from three worlds, part 1, from Brian Russell.

Jeremy Smith reflects on God as eagle eye.

Pastor Cynthia wants to live not just work.

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