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, May 02, 2009

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup 2009.14.193

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The week in review in the Methoblogosphere:

Bishop Robert Schnase writes on the silence that speaks.

Daniel Hixon ponders the preference the unchurched have for traditional church architecture. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Reflections from Andrew Thompson on the trouble with Christian America.

Brian Vinson puts forth a vision for the UMC.

A post on congregational care circles from Dave Camphouse.

Dave Morris is dreaming of an absurd church.

Mitch Lewis reflects on Jesus' words "Peace be with you."

"Christians without Christ"-- A post from Joseph Yoo.

Andy Bryan shares his thoughts on Papa Larry.

Citizenship and allegiance, Christ and nation according to Guy Williams.

Sally Coleman is dealing the Jesus Deck.

Olive Morgan writes on the urging of the churches to take action ahead of the European elections.

"What's Love Got to Do With It?" A sermon by Tony Mitchell.

Kim Matthews ponders miracles.

Greg Hazelrig posts his thought for the day on Matthew 5:48.

Are sermons a waste? Henry Neufeld asks the question.

Andrew Stoddard posts reflections on Daniel 5:13-21, 1 John 5:13-21, and Luke 5:1-11.

Steve Heyduck on the practice of name-calling.

Richard Heyduck is reading Tribal Church.

Deb Spaulding writes on coming home.

Hunger und Durst-- A post in English from Matt Kelley.

Questing Parson offers vacation advice.

David Hallam posts some thoughts on the suggestion that the flu pandemic is God's judgment for America's election of Barack Obama.

An account of a strange solicitation by Michael Daniel.

Sky Lowe-McCracken counsels us to change lives with grace, not law.

Lorna Koskela cannot believe it's Friday.

Body image, self-esteem, and the Gospel-- A post by Dave Faulkner. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Dave Warnock is cycling for Christians Against Poverty.

Abi Carlisle-Wilke offers an idea for Sunday worship.

John Battern offers three cheers for the Judicial Council.

Further thoughts on the Judicial Council's recent decisions from Joseph Slife.

Mark Winter is fishing in Mexia.

Beth Quick posts on 30 things for her 30th year of life. Happy birthday, Beth!

Chris Roberts is moving to a new appointment. Godspeed, Chris!

1 comment:

Dave Faulkner said...

Thank you Allan, I'm honoured. But thank you also for what you do in this column every week.