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, November 28, 2009

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup 2009.30.209

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The week in review in the Methoblogosphere:

Andrew Thompson recounts his visit to Bruton Parish Church.

Bishop Robert Schnase counsels that sometimes brevity is next to godliness.

Bishop William Willimon on not giving up meeting together.

Dave Nichols reminds us that we are so blessed.

Thoughts on living in the service of empire from Mitch Lewis.

"Giving Thanks: All Gathered In"-- a sermon by Beth Quick.

Gavin Richardson writes on churches doing Twitter wrong and well.

David Hallam notes that when it comes to the Gambling Commission, the party goes on and on.

Joseph Slife reports on GBCS and its opposition to the pro-life amendment in the health care bill.
Everything changes Christmas, Christmas changes everything according to Dan Dick. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

When the Pope and the Archbishop of Canterbury spoke with each other recently, was there an embarrassing silence in heaven? Angela Shier-Jones asks the question.

Nenry Neufeld shares his thoughts on why democracy fails.

Joseph Yoo believes that sometimes grace means get out.

Who are the BIG theologians in the United Methodist Church? Daniel McLain Hixon ponders the matter.

Lorna Koskela is feasting with friends.

John Meunier wonders what if we were no longer Methodists?

Once again, Questing Parson is faithful.

Deb Spaulding offers roses of healing.

Steve Heyduck on historical fiction.

Greg Hazelrig posts his thought for the day on Hebrews 13:2.

The story of a king as told by Kim Matthews.

Tony Mitchell preaches on the meaning of Advent.

Andrew Stoddard posts reflections on 1 Chronicles 15:1-9, Revelation 20:7-15, and Matthew 17:11-13.

Olive Morgan reports on the churches encouraging politicians to prioritise the common good.

Life is short, walk slow-- advice from Andy Bryan.

Jim Parsons offers a consumer's perspective on Black Friday.

Dave Perry ponders a moment in time framed for a lifetime. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Ken Carter offers his thanksgiving for social media.

Ups and downs from Michael Daniel.

Brian Russell reflects on gratitude and thankfulness.

"The Problem of King Jesus"-- a sermon by Dave Faulkner.

Mark Winter, Lazarus, and little Easter.

Sally Coleman writes about having an active Thanksgiving.

Brian Vinson reminds us that Christmas is not our birthday.

The Copenhagen Diagnosis from Richard Hall.

Matt Kelley posts thought on hijacking the Bible.

Reflections from Shane Raynor on ministry and authority.

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