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, August 08, 2009

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup 2009.21.200

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Special Note: This 200th edition of the MBWR is dedicated to John the Former Methodist, now John of the Zeray Gazette, who was the original keeper of the Weekly Roundup.

Also... there will be no MBWR next weekend. I will be teaching my last colloquium in theology for the summer. The Weekly Roundup will return the following weekend.

Now.... the week in review in the Methoblogosphere!

In reference to the Bible, is it all true? Read David E. Nichols.

Andrew Thompson asks, "What's in a mission statement?"

Is the American healthcare system broken? Wayne Cook offers some personal thoughts.

Brian Russell on why the Fall matters missionally. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Joseph Slife is celebrating the first anniversary of Methodist Thinker.

A list of readings from Kevin Watson on United Methodist history.

Michael Daniel ponders bacon bits and Congress.

Mark Winter is experiencing VBS thrills.

"Changing Directions"-- a sermon by Beth Quick.

Shane Raynor cogitates on the five things needed for self-control. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Ken Carter says, "Yes, it's August."

Does love equal stuff? Read Andy Bryan.

Olive Morgan reports on the atrocities in Pakistan.

Richard Hall asks us to pray for Pakistan.

Andrew Stoddard posts reflections on 2 Samuel 11:1-27, Acts 19:11-20, and Mark 9:2-13.

Tony Mitchell asks, "Is there a good day to die?"

An example in faith from Kim Matthews.

Greg Hazelrig posts his thought for the day on 1 Peter 2:4-10.

The joy of youth according to Steve Heyduck.

Deb Spaulding reflects upon the believer's prayer and Acts 4:24-25.

Members of Congress may have not read the current proposal on health care, but Gerry Charlotte Phelps has.

Matt Kelley mixes up some contemplative concrete.

It is a perfect day for Questing Parson.

Dave Warnock pauses for breath.

Chris Roberts reflects on the idea that the General Conference is out-of-touch with the UMC.

Jeremy Smith writes on the press and the UM amendments debacle.

Jim Parsons says, "No one likes me."

Some thoughts on facing the lion from Ken Hagler.

What if the church...? A what if from John Meunier.

Dave Camphouse shares his perspective on passion and pride.

Abi Carlisle-wilke comments on VBS with Kindergartners.

It's a non-fasting Friday for Lorna Koskela.

Are you growing up in Christ? Read Robert Wyckoff.

Richard Heyduck is a perfectionist... well... sort of.

Daniel Hixon wonders if Christianity is making a comeback in Europe.

Jay Voorhees offers a eulogy for a friend.

Are many church leaders cowardly lions? Joseph Yoo ponders the question.

Henry Neufeld wonders if it is pride or humility when we say it was all God.

Greg Morris is feasting at the Care Center Communion.

Scott McKay offers words of wisdom in poetic fashion.

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