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, September 12, 2009

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup 2009.24.203

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The week in review in the Methoblogosphere!

Dale Tedder offers a devotion on trusting, working, and becoming.

Joseph Slife writes on a Faith in Action article in which the author states that a sexual relationship outside of marriage can be moral.

Bishop Robert Schnase reflects on words and the Word.

Don't waste a good crisis, according to Dave Nichols.

Andrew Thompson posts his thoughts on a pro-vita faith and the response of grace. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Health care, the preacher, and the stessed-out reporter-- a Trinitarian meshing of events from John Carney.

When it comes to sexuality, says John Montgomery, It's complicated.

Dan Dick comments on the limits of memory.

PamBG is a legal alien.

Chris Roberts shares some thoughts about his papaw.

Cogitations on Incarnational pastoral care from Angela Shier-Jones.

Henry Neufeld reflects on the problem with revenge.

It's a Sunday in Texas with Joseph Yoo.

Jay Voorhees writes on the Nashville Book Fail.

Is health care a right? Daniel Hixon asks the question?

Richard Heyduck posts on success in ministry.

Lorna Koskela reviews the book, Finding Organic Church by Frank Viola.

Is your church a Ben Roethlisberger church? John Meunier wants to know.

Ken Hagler posts confessions of a Sunday School dropout.

"Words"-- a sermon on James 3 from Jim Parsons.

Jeremy Smith ponders infinite loops, Nintendo, and human depravity.

Question Parson narrates on the occasional isolation in ministry.

Matt Kelley offers a perspective on the health care debate from someone who knows.

Deb Spaulding will be taking medical leave from work, school, and from blogging. Please remember her in your prayers.

Gerry Charlotte Phelps will be having knee replacement surgery and may not be posting for a while. Please remember her in prayer as well.

Reflections on 9/11 eight years ago from Steve Heyduck.

Greg Hazelrig posts his thought for the day on Ecclesiastes 1:2.

Kim Matthews writes on telling the truth.

"The Order of Things"-- a sermon by Tony Mitchell.

Andrew Stoddard posts reflections on 1 Kings 18:1-19, Philippians 2:12-30, and Matthew 2:13-23.

Olive Morgan invites us to join the dance.

Andy Bryan issues an appeal to the church for our troubled times.

"Who is my Neighbor? Health Care in America"-- a sermon by Ken Carter.

Shane Raynor writes on the Bohler Principle.

Beth Quick preaches on being opened.

God's calling-- some considerations from Mark Winter.

Michael Daniel asks, "What say you, Mr. President?"

What is a missional hermeneutic? Read Brian Russell.

Sally Coleman on making promises... in the morning.

Life is teeming with meaning for Dave Perry.

"The Identity of Jesus and His disciples"-- a sermon by Dave Faulkner.

Scott McKay posts a poem for Labor Day.

Gavin Richardson on "What's in a history?" or "Transgendered Pastor Comes Out to Congregation."

Ponderments from Dave Camphouse on the vitality of the local church.

Brian Vinson reflects on the seasons of life.

Sky McCracken writes on the United Methodist Church and dividing by zero. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

John Battern says that with 33 pages of statements on social issues, the UM Social Priniciples offer more choices than a Las Vegas all-you-can-eat buffet.


John said...

For the record, I'm John Carney. The only James Carney I know is my nephew, and, being in first grade, I doubt he can take credit for the blog post. :)

Allan R. Bevere said...

Oop! Sorry, John. The mistake has been corrected.

The fame of your young nephew was short-lived!