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, December 05, 2009

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup 2009.31.210

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The week in review in the Methoblogosphere:

And so it begins!... Advent that is-- Read Dave Nichols.

Bishop Robert Schnase writes on Sabbath business.

"Buncombe Street, Through Faith Colored Glasses."-- a sermon by Bishop William Willimon.

Wayne Cook reflects on the special and chilly Sunday morning.

Daniel McLain Hixon offers practical tips in celebrating the Lord's Supper.

Some thoughts from Mitch Lewis on the Roman gods on the German frontier.

John Montgomery writes on the Advent resource- "The Thrill of Hope."

Matt Kelley shares his thoughts on the least bad options in Afghanistan.

Richard Hall on the CRU emails and the state of climate science.

Sing God's praises with Brian Vinson.

Sally Coleman is taking a time out from tinsel.

Here is Mark Winter's One Man Show Advent and Christmas Schedule.

"The Hope of Christ's Appearing"-- A sermon by Dave Faulkner.

Brian Russell posts on the emerging context for a missional hermeneutic.

God cannot be tamed according to Dave Perry.

Everything Ken Carter needs to know about ministry, he has learned from Monk. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Jim Parsons is surrounded by symbols.

Andy Bryan writes on the right way through a horrible place.

Olive Morgan reports on the Methodist Church using investments to fight climate change.

Andrew Stoddard posts reflection on Amos 4:6-13, 2 Peter 3:11-18, and Matthew 21:33-46.

"Is It Even Possible?"-- a sermon from Tony Mitchell.

Kim Matthews offers Christmas nots.

Greg Hazelrig posts his thought for the day on Colossians 2:1-3.

Steve Heyduck has had one year to think.

On learning to risk in church-- thoughts from Richard Heyduck.

In this Christmas season Dorothy Brucks writes on wanting.

Questing Parson is having a Chattanooga Christmas.

Do you want to pastor-proof your church? Read John Meunier.

Lorna Koskela is turning 50 and having a lot of fun. Happy birthday Lorna!

Joseph Yoo reflects on the waiting game that is the candidacy/ordination process.

Henry Neufeld writes on another honest creationist.

Reflections from Angela Shier-Jones on her membership in the Not Yet Dead Club. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

What good will a Christmas bonus do? Read Dan Dick.

Beth Quick preaches on "The Time Is Near."

Andrew Thompson affirms that God is with us.

Preparing the path to Advent-- thoughts from Tiffany Steinwert.

For Steven Manskar, Advent is like "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button."

Chris Roberts wants us to know that he is for things too.

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