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 23, 2009

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup 2009.17.196

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Important Note: There will be no MBWR next weekend. We will be hosting our daughter Courtney's graduation party next Saturday, and our sons Joshua and Jason will be confirmed next Sunday. So there will be no time to surf the Methoblogosphere. The MBWR will return the first weekend in June.

The week in review in the Methoblogosphere:

Andrew Thompson comments on Constitutional Amendment 1 without the baggage.

Bishop Robert Schnase writes on the five practices and the four areas of focus.

Thoughts on the Coniston Water Triptych from David Perry.

Craig L. Adams posts on muddying the waters on the homosexual issue in the church.

Are atheists the new evangelists? William Chaney says, "I don't think so!"

"He Ascended into Heaven"-- A sermon by Mitch Lewis.

John Meunier says, "Let pastors be pastors." Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Pieces of wisdom from Ken Hagler.

Jim Parsons blogs on benedictions.

Joseph Yoo on being affirmed.

Ethics and preaching-- just tell the truth, counsels Chris Roberts.

Is Methodism all about relationship? Dave Warnock asks the question.

Dave Faulkner is home from the hospital. Have a quick recovery, Dave.

David Hallam's brother passed away. Please keep him and his family in your prayers.

It was a strange day for Questing Parson.

Matt Kelley writes on funding for Metro General Hospital.

Deb Spaulding speaks on the universal language of love.

Steve Heyduck wonders if our land is addicted to chemical fertilizers and antibiotics.

Greg Hazelrig posts his thought for the day on Mark 1:40-42.

Radical faith according to Kim Matthews.

"The Next Step"-- A sermon by Tony Mitchell.

Andrew Stoddard reflects on Ascension Day.

Olive Morgan insists that the church must not dodge money discussion.

On being from Sally Coleman.

Andy Bryan wonders if he can get a witness.

Ken Carter asks, "Who needs the church/The wisdom of the crowds?"

Brian Russell gives the TED Commandments.

There are two temptations and one certainty for Joel Betow.

Shane Raynor rethinks how to make the new United Methodist Hymnal work. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Daniel Hixon reviews Angels and Demons.

The Ascension is important for Joseph Slife as it should be for all of us.

David E. Nicols believes that the United Methodist amendments will further divide.

"Love According to John: True Vine"-- A sermon by Beth Quick.

Mark Winter, the Circuit Rider, has hit the campaign trail.

Sky McCracken writes on the cloud of witnesses.

There ought to be a law... not so fast... says Henry Neufeld.

David Morris posts on trust, anxiety, and fear.

Michael Daniel suggests that if Congress is the shepherd, we should pity the sheep.

Doing is harder than knowing according to Kevin Watson.

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