Friday, November 03, 2006

Methodist Blogs Weekly Roundup # 90

Here's the week in review in the Methoblogosphere:

Abi Carlisle-Wilks wrote about the importance of regular mammograms.

Allan R. Bevere wrote about the theandric union of Christ, both in the ancient Church and today. He also wrote about how to apologize to people for mistakes (Best of the Methoblogosphere!).

Andy Bryan struggles with the curse of being forever surrounded by morons [ordination question]. Welcome to the Methoblogosphere, Andy.

Andy Stoddard lectionary blogged for Oct. 30 and Nov. 1. He also made remarks on Reformation Day.

Art Ruch told the story of finding out about the death of an old teacher.

Beth Quick reflected on saints that we have known and how we know them for All Saints' Day.

Betty Newman prayed for those who have been led astray.

Richard Rosenberger reflected on Reformation Day.

Emerging UMC wrote that the emerging church movement needs to create connections with the establishment church and what the arrangement of pews says about the modern church.

Matt Friedeman wrote about an evangelistic ministry toward strip clubs.

Sally Coleman is engaging in tarot-based meditation and wrote about her thoughts on the Strength Card, the Devil Card, and the Lovers Card.

Gavin Richardson critiqued his own book about alternative worship for youth.

Gerry Charlotte Phelps wrote about John Kerry's views of American soldiers.

Daniel McLain Hixon wrote about a Baptist seminary's ban on charismatic teaching.

Greg Hazelrig wrote about living together as an Acts 2 church and that belief in God isn't enough; that we must produce fruits.

Guy Williams reflected on his exploration of religious plurality and looked at the past half-week in college football.

Henry Neufeld wrote about tolerance for different opinions and that when you are the product of the Reformation, you have to take the good with the bad.

Holy Pirate wrote about the expense of UMC Council of Bishops meetings and the use of incense and aromas in liturgy.

John Battern reflected on living with a serious, chronic illness (Best of the Methoblogosphere!).

Jonathon Norman, a resident of Tennessee, pondered his rationale for voting.

Josh Tinley did likewise.

Ken Carter wrote that what seems impossible for the Church to accomplish is not impossible for God to accomplish.

Chris Kindle wrote about sanctifying ourselves through small groups.

Larry Hollon wrote about how global warming is harming Africa.

Keith McIlwain wrote about the importance of pursuing ecumenical unity.

Mitchell Lewis wrote about observing Veterans' Day, both in the local church and in the military chaplaincy. He also wrote about All Saints' Day and attending a military funeral (Best of the Methoblogosphere!).

Conrad Harvin wrote about living among homosexuals.

Credo Orthodox wrote that if we want to be holy, we must practice social holiness.

Sandpiper wrote about what it means to be a peacemaker, growing from mistakes, and being vulnerable and real to God and others.

Lorna Koskela reviewed the book Organic Church.

Steven Webster described the liturgy from his wedding service.

Kurt Boemler wrote that John Kerry's remarks about educational levels in the US military weren't completely wrong.

Take My Hand wrote that UMC self-analysis doesn't find out information about young people by asking them for their views.

This Isn't What I Ordered wrote that a lot of ministry is just being present in people's lives, that people have strange expectations for what a pastor is supposed to look like (Best of the Methoblogosphere!), and breaking out of the social isolation of the pastorate.

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TN Rambler said...

Thanks for helping us keep up with all the other morons in the Methoblogosphere (see the note on Andy B). Thought that you might want to know that the link for This isn't what I ordered's post re ministry is about being present in people's lives is actually pointing to Take My Hand's blog posting about the connectional table survey.

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