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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 22, 2009

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup 2009.22.201

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The week in review in the Methoblogosphere!

Gavin and Erin Richardson have a son! Congratulations to them and welcome to Brooks Foster Richardson!

Bishop Robert Schnase writes on the power of an enthusiastic invitation.

Dave Nichols reflects on biblical foundations.

What is our chief end? Andrew Thompson asks the question.

It took the church to make a feminist out of Angela Shier-Jones.

Bill McAlilly posts on the radical center.

Scott McKay offers a prayer for the new school year.

Dave Morris offers a Beginning Translation Guide for The Gospel of Invitation.

Some thoughts on love without involvement from Henry Neufeld.

Joseph Yoo reflects on his call to ministry.

We fail to trust ourselves according to Jay Voorhees.

Do men use abortion to manipulate women? Daniel Hixon ponders the question.

Richard Heyduck cogitates on designing a worship service for outsiders.

Robert Wyckoff on bread and wisdom.

Lorna Koskela wants to hear from you. What do you think of mission spirituality?

Dave Camphouse shares his perspective on God's call to ministry.

Brian Vinson reflects on discerning the call to ministry as well.

If hell was good enough for John Wesley... well... read John Meunier.

Ken Hagler is looking beyond the hunt.

Jim Parsons wonders if hell is empty.

Jeremy Smith ponders original sin and original grace. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Some advice from Dave Warnock to complementarians.

Questing Parson wants to know whose grief we are grieving?

Matt Kelley reflects on discerning the call.

Who wastes more money? Charity? Business? the Federal Government? Read Gerry Charlotte Phelps.

Deb Spaulding is offering the gift of encouragement.

Does Jesus compare with duct tape? Steve Heyduck does not think so.

Greg Hazelrig posts his thought for the day on 1 John 4:1.

Kim Matthews writes on unity and compassion.

"What's Love Got To Do With It?"-- a sermon by Tony Mitchell.

Andrew Stoddard posts reflections on 2 Samuel 19:1-23, Acts 24:1-23, and Mark 12:28-34.

Richard Hall revisits the healthcare controversy in the United States.

Olive Morgan posts an update on the situation of the church in Fiji.

Thoughts on life metaphors from Andy Bryan. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Ken Carter shares his initial impressions on United Methodism in Liberia.

Should Jim Wallis apologize for cursing Sarah Palin? Shane Raynor offers his thoughts on the question.

"Wise Up!"-- a sermon by Beth Quick.

Mark Winter has hit a home run in Clifton.

Death, says Michael Daniel, is a certain reality of life.

Brian Russell offers the top ten Bible passages with a missional twist.

Dale Tedder writes on pouring our lives into the lives of others.

On the need to live life more slowly from Rick Mang.

Sally Coleman shares reflections on letting go.

Sky McCracken rants-- let the politicians have "liberal" and "conservative"-- the church should ditch the notions.

John Battern is giving his congregation the opportunity to ask him questions in worship.

The Prophet Isaiah and Dave Perry ask, "Have you not known? Have you not heard?"

William Chaney wonders what Jesus would say about healthcare reform.

Steven Manskar invites us to join the John 10:10 challenge.

Are you offended by Jesus? Read Dave Faulkner.

The two places where Nathan Mattox can see himself worshipping.

1 comment:

Brian Vinson said...

Thanks for compiling these, and keep up the good work!