Friday, May 22, 2009
Eclectic Echoes--May 22nd
Abortion Statistics are Changing Should the church's rhetoric?
The Wisdom of the Crowd
Facebook and the Congregation
The Wesley Study Bible and the Local Church
Thin Places and Jesus
I don't want a life that requires much faith
Will anyone be tweeting at the North Alabama Conference?
Advice for New Pastor's from Bishop Willimon, Part III
Things that make you go hmmm . . . The Right Sized Staff
Obama on Faith and Doubt
On the "death" of the New UM Hymnal:
Steve West on a "bridge" hymnal
How to Make a New UM Hymnal Work
If you haven't yet, please subscribe to the Young UM Clergy 40 Days of Prayer.
Take action on behalf of Burmese peace and justice activist--Walk On
Earl moves from Resistance to Persistence
Prayer Often Is the First Thing to Go -- A Pastor's Confession to which I can relate!
On Taking the College Years Off from church. Many of us (including me) did it, but we don't recommend it!
Messin' with the (UM) System
Does blogging allow for deep thoughts or is it a shallow medium?
Five things the new American Idol did right. I confess I saw the announcement of the winner--however, I also must confess it was the very first time I had ever seen the show!
Now for this week's laugh of the week: