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 12, 2009

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup 2009.32.211

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Important Note: This will be the last MBWR for 2009. The first Weekly Roundup of 2010 will be posted on January 2.

The week in review in the Methoblogosphere:

In this season of Advent Dave Nichols reminds us that we have a mighty God.

Bishop Robert Schnase writes on download progress bars, life, and ministry.

Kurt Boemler posts on how God has come to him.

Bishop William Willimon shares thoughts on preaching politics.

Are we good without God? Read Chris Roberts.

Steven Manskar tells of John the Baptist and Bell Ringer.

Tiffany Steinwert on making a path to the water's edge.

"The Time In-Between"-- a sermon by Beth Quick.

Dan Dick has Claus-trophobia.

Five things Angela Shier-Jones loves about Methodism.

Henry Neufeld on being liberal, charasmatic, moderate, and passionate.

Joseph Yoo ponders awkward moments of worship.

Meanwhile... back in London for Lorna Koskela....

John Meunier is lectionary wrestling with Luke 3:7-18.

Questing Parson is now a published author. Congratulations Parson!

Richard Heyduck reflects on generosity.

Thoughts on brand loyalty from Steve Heyduck.

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

Strengths and weaknesses according to Kim Matthews.

What did you learn in Kindergarten? Tony Mitchell asks the question. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Andrew Stoddard posts reflections on Amos 9:1-10, Revelation 2:8-17, and Matthew 23:13-26.

Olive Morgan writes on the most important card we will send this Christmas.

Andy Bryan offers us the preschool perspective on the Nativity. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Cogitations on grandparents' worship from Jim Parsons.

Dave Perry reflects on the Advent theme of desert calling.

Brian Russell posts part 1 of Learning to Read Scripture.

"Advent Preparation in the Wilderness"-- a sermon by Dave Faulkner.

Mark Winter and Simeon do a marathon.

Sally Coleman writes on an Advent Communion.

Brian Vinson gives us a Baby J update.

Richard Hall says that it is time to act on climate change.

Preferences on twelve stained glass windows from Mitch Lewis.

David Hallam asks why we lie about Father Christmas (Santa).

Michael Daniel comments on Rachel's tears, and the abortion debate on health care.

Five practices of faithful congregations-- cogitations from Rick Mang.

Betty Newman posts on the Second Sunday in Advent.

Dave Camphouse writes on the closing of new church starts.

Ken Hagler reviews "Polar Express."

Putting forth the congregational footprint from Jay Voorhees.

Somebody is watching Michael Ledbetter.


Michael said...

Thank you for continuing this ministry, Allan.

Allan R. Bevere said...

Thanks, Michael.

Brian Vinson said...

Yes, Allen, thanks a lot. I love going through and reading these posts.

Andy B. said...

Thanks, Allan.