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, June 27, 2009

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup 2009.19.198

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The week in review in the Methobogosphere!

Dale Tedder publishes The Introduction to his Tedder Catechism.

John Lomperis reviews the top ten myths about the UMC constitutional amendments.

Wayne Cook reflects on his congregation and Bishop Willimon's post "It's All in the Numbers."

Are you running on empty? Read Bishop Robert Schnase.

Theresa Coleman is contemplating the delay of the Second Coming in the context of cat theology.

Michell Hargrave is pulling pranks on the mission trip.

Will Grady lists the biblical conversations he wishes he could have overheard.

Reflections on sowing and reaping with God at Stonewall from Tiffany Steinwert.

"God the Father Almighty Like a Mammy"-- A sermon by Kevin Baker.

Jeremy Smith ponders the church as Shakespeare.

Betty Newman is down from the mountain.

Lorna Koskela cogitates on evangelism and those we despise and prefer to ignore.

Some thoughts from Abi Carlisle-wilke on fear and Father's Day.

A difficulty with "reality" is on the mind of Brian Vinson.

Stephen Taylor writes on Father's Day at the font.

To Twitter or not to Twitter... that is the question from Rick Mang.

Why it is good that world wide church amendments are going down in flames, according to John Battern.

Dave Camphouse posts his new church bio.

Dave Perry wants to disempower patriarchy.

Craig L. Adams is attempting to bridge the gap on homosexuality. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Reflections on the death of Chaplain Tim Vakoc from Mitch Lewis.

John Meunier asks, "Do we know a bad pastor when we see one?"

Ken Hagler ponders the giving and taking of criticism. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Why do we have to question if God takes care of everything? Jim Parsons works through the question.

Chris Roberts reflects on the problems of the amendments to paragraph four of the UMC Constitution.

Dave Warnock writes on the hidden advantage of church over business.

David Hallam posts on preachers at the pit.

"Gee, thanks for asking," says Questing Parson.

Matt Kelley offers his reflections on Annual Conference.

Should the U.S. break up? Read Gerry Charlotte Phelps.

Deb Spaulding loves being on the porch!

Is your church Google or Microsoft? Steve Heyduck wants to know.

Richard Heyduck offers some thoughts on a biblical worldview.

Greg Hazelrig posts his thought for the day on Matthew 5:33 & 37.

Kim Matthews shares her reflections on surprising God.

Family values and health care according to Tony Mitchell.

Andrew Stoddard posts reflections on 1 Samuel 7:2-17, Acts 6:1-15, and Luke 22:14-23.

Dave Faulkner writes on the death of the child-man, Michael Jackson.

Olive Morgan posts on the centenary celebrations at Caversham Heights Methodist Church.

Love, repentance and God-- ponderments from Sally Coleman.

Andy Bryan makes his case for the power of touch.

Ken Carter on what happens when icons are destroyed.

Brian Russell offers miscellaneous thoughts on biblical languages in the 21st century.

Reflections with thanks from Kim Fabricius on the life of Ray Anderson.

Shane Raynor puts forth five components of supernatural Christianity.

"Open Wide Your Hearts"-- a sermon by Beth Quick.

Mark Winter wants to be taken out to the ballgame.

Yes, someone was late for his own funeral! Read Sky McCracken.

Defining a Christian nation according to Michael Daniel.

Kevin Watson writes on the explosive growth of Methodism from 1776-1850.

Daniel McLain Hixon asks if there is a culture clash in France.

Joseph Slife believes that United Methodist are saying "no" to their leaders in rejecting the constitutional amendments.

Andrew Thompson writes on what to do about our graying church.


Craig L. Adams said...

Thanks, Allan!

John Meunier said...

Thank you for your contributions to the Methoblogosphere, Allan.

Allan R. Bevere said...

Craig and John:

You are welcome. Thanks for your contributions.