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, March 20, 2010

The Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup 2010.7.218

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The week in review in the Methoblogosphere:

Craig L. Adams posts on Wesleyanism and Spirit Baptism.

Dave Nichols is giving us permission to smile during Lent.

On salt and Kingdom discipleship from Dale Tedder.

Angela Shier-Jones ponders a church swap.

Did Moses die of a broken heart? Read Pat LaPorte.

Mitch Lewis reminds us, "Unless you repent..."

Wayne Cook wonders if the United Methodist Church and the Church in general is missing the point.

Do you remember the good ole' days? Reminisce with Brian Vinson.

John Meunier ponders doubt, error, and pastoral ministry. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Undermining the faith and the problem with seminary according to Lauren Porter.

Geoffrey Lentz writes on Glenn Beck on Christian Social Justice.

Bishop Robert Schnase reflects on paying to Caesar and giving to God.

Foolish preaching-- a post from Bishop William Willimon.

Will Deuel offers an ordination reboot for the twenty-first century.

Cathy Turner says, "Just Choose Jesus."

Kathy James wants us to take off our sunglasses.

Reflections on futile faith from Kevin Watson. Best of the Methoblogosphere!

Lorna Koskela is thinking... and blogging... outloud.

Andrew Stoddard is making changes in his daily blogging.

The nature of academic freedom according to Tony Mitchell.

Blake Huggins writes on Juan Luis Segundo and the theology of liberation.

Dave Allen comments on big government conservatives, libertarian lefties, and Glenn Beck.

Jeremy Smith cogitates on Stephen Colbert, Thessalonians, and lazy people.

Dave Camphouse on why he started blogging.

Smells, swords, and streams-- ponderings from Sally Coleman.

"Conversations in the Valley: Life that Demands Explanation"-- a sermon by Brian Russell.

Andy Bryan reflects on the Matthew and Mark's versions of Jesus' prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane.

David Hallam reminds us that while change is difficult, it can have its rewards.

Dave Faulkner preaches on the aroma of extravagance.

If you wonder if the risk is worth it, read Kim Matthews.

Greg Hazelrig posts his thought for the day on Luke 21:5-6.

Steve Heyduck is looking for a few old men.

Richard Heyduck ponders bumper sticker thinking.

Sometimes things don't get done-- a narrative from Questing Parson.

Joseph Yoo wonders where our sense of entitlement comes from.

Joseph Slife states why the United Methodist Church cannot condone homosexuality.

A reasonable post from Dan Dick on irrational rationalizations.

Ken Carter says, "Yes," to social justice.

Deb Spaulding reflects on acting like a two year old.

Olive Morgan posts on only having a decade to bring nuclear weapons under control.

Cogitations on the Massachusetts Senate election redux from Joel Betow.

Gavin Richardson states that the U.S. government is not his church.

Continued reflections on Lent from Chris Roberts.

Dave Perry posts on no more shackles.

Daniel McLain Hixon reports on the Feast of St. Cyril of Jerusalem.

Pam Webster counsels us to let our hair down in love.

Henry Neufeld posits an inconvenient truth on Israel and Palestine.

Some thoughts on restoring Methodism from Michael Daniel.

A success story from Jim Parsons on the ministry of laity.

Shane Raynor suggests why sin should horrify us.

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