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, October 10, 2009

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup 2009.26.205

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The week in review in the Methoblogosphere:

John Montgomery reviews the movie version of "Lord, Save Us From Your Followers."

Dave Nichols reflects on a daughter's wedding and the wedding at Cana.

The Church Formed by the Power of the Word-- A post from Bishop William Willimon.

Bishop Robert Schnase reflects on recharging in coffee shops, airports, and the soul. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Bishop Sally Dyck wonders what in the world happened.

Rick Mang asks, "Dear Lord... Please break me?

Wesley: A Guide for the Perplexed-- A review by Kevin Watson.

Bill McAllily reminds us the words matter.

Dave Warnock posts on the exciting things happening at Raunds Methodist Church.

Joseph Slife highlights Christian history in the month of October.

Are we captives to comfort? Read Dan Dick.

Chris Roberts ponders the heart of spirituality.

Angela Shier-Jones has been reminded that God is with her always.

Henry Neufeld shares his thoughts on President Obama and the Nobel Peace Prize.

Some additional thoughts on the award for President Obama are offered by Joel Betow.

Who wasn't John the Baptist? Joseph Yoo explains.

Daniel Hixon reflects on ten years of consensus on the doctrine of justification by faith.

Richard Heyduck reports on this year's Gathering of the Texas Conference Pastors Retreat.

Lorna Koskela posts on discipleship.

Do people decide to join a church? John Meunier cogitates on the question.

Ken Hagler on confessions of selfishness.

Questing Parson is really writing.

Some thoughts from Matt Kelley on the much needed push-back in conservative American politics.

A sermon from Beth Quick-- "Be Healed."

Dorothy Brucks comments on the breath of God.

Steve Heyduck writes on blame.

Greg Hazelrig posts his thought for the day on John 15:7-8.

Reflections on covenant from Kim Matthews.

Tony Mitchell says, "Ask not what your church can do for you, but what you can do for your church."

Andrew Stoddard posts reflections on 2 Kings 18:19-25, 1 Corinthians 8:1-13, and Matthew 7:13-21.

Olive Morgan issues an appeal for disaster victims in Indonesia, Samoa, and Tonga.

A tale of two turkeys as told by Andy Bryan. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Mark Winter is enjoying spiritual thrills at St. Phil's.

Andrew Thompson blogs on his mission trip from Peru.

"Upside-Down World"-- A sermon by Jim Parsons.

Is salvation a one man show? Shane Raynor asks the question.

Sally Coleman ponders fears and passions.

Dave Perry writes on walking in the way of gratitude.

Dave Camphouse posts on men +1.

John Battern hates church budgets.

Advice from Jeremy Smith on not cutting up your Bible.

Ken Carter reflects on the problems and possibilities of healing.

Tiffany Steinwert writes on finding wholeness in our brokenness.

"Who's With Us?"-- A sermon by Michael Daniel.

What is the goal of biblical interpretation? Brian Russell writes that it's conversion.

Dave Faulkner offers some basic Christian convictions about marriage.

Scott McKay posts the prayer of the hypocrite.

Gavin Richardson on Kleenex, tissues and the Holy Spirit.

Seven ways to catch your breath according to Brian Vinson.

William Chaney reminds us that not all change is tidy and inspiring.

Steven Manskar has experienced evangelists of the reign of God.

How does intercessory prayer overcome free will? Read Betty Newman.

David Hallam writes on judgment and catastrophe.

Craig L. Adams offers comments on only one foundation.

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