MethoBlog Updates

  • MethoBlog under attack…

    The MethoBlog is struggling with the Wordpress brute log-in attack that has been spreading on the Internet. We apologize that our site is acting a bit strange, but we hope to have it fixed soon. Share this:Share on FacebookClick to share on TwitterClick to share on Google+Click to share on PocketClick to email this to ...
  • United Methodist Reporter to continue as a digital resource. MethoBlog to become part of CircuitWriter Media LLC

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE United Methodist Reporter to Continue as a Digital Resource MethoBlog to become part of CircuitWriter Media LLC Nashville, TN – June 5, 2012  CircuitWriter Media LLC announced today that it has entered into an agreement with UMR Communications Inc. to purchase the rights and digital assets of the United Methodist Reporter (UMR) with the intention ...
  • It’s that time of year…

    2013 is hear and we are still plugging away here at the MethoBlog. Every day some 500+ of you drop by to catch up on the latest in Methodist related blogposts and news. We are a one stop shop for musings in the MethoWorld and we are pleased to be able to offer you this ...
  • Support Independent Methodist News

    Crazy Methodists. I would hope we all see the value of this voice and support it so it stays part of our present and not part of our historic past. Share this:Share on FacebookClick to share on TwitterClick to share on Google+Click to share on PocketClick to email this to a friendClick to printClick to ...
  • The MethoBlog Top Ten

    Earlier today I received an e-mail from a friend at another site who was trying to identify the top United Methodist related bloggers. While I frankly don’t know how representative the MethoBlog is of all of United Methodism, we DO compile some 300 sites here, and as such should be able to massage our numbers ...
  • 300 Served…

    We are pleased to announce with the addition of the General Board of Higher Ed. feed that we are now serving up 300 sites through the MethoBlog. We hope that having a central place for keeping up with Methodist related blogging and news is helpful for you. Thanks for being a part of this site. Share ...
  • Google Plus and Hangouts Anyone???

    One of the fun activities during GC2012 was the gathering of a group via Google+ and Google Hangouts to talk in real-time about the happenings of the General Conference while watching the live stream. I confess that I haven’t been much of a Google+ fan, but I’m becoming more interested with the recent redesign, and ...
  • GC2012 by the numbers — methoblog.com version

    Well GC2012 is over and we are still evaluating a General Conference that was a total mess by the end of the week, but the most documented and reported General Conference of all time. Certainly folks have been talking about the influence of Twitter on the conference, and that certainly can’t be denied. Yet, the ...
  • MethoBlog/UMNS Partner Site is Up

    It’s always been funny to me that it often happens that professional communicators sometimes fail at the most basic of communication skills. That happened to us as we were working out the details of the MethoBlog/United Methodist News Service partner site for GC2012, and so I put out some information earlier that was not completely ...
  • MethoBlog Partnering with UMNS to Host GC2012 Site

    We at the MethoBlogger have been working hard to get ready for General Conference, and we are please to announce that we are partnering with the good folks at United Methodist News Service to bring you a hub for blog posts, articles, and conversation during the 2012 event in Tampa. While the site is still ...
  • Will you be at GC2012?

    Will you be in Tampa between April 22 and May 5? We would love to host a MethoMeetup to get MethoBlog users and authors together to talk about the conference, and simply have an opportunity to connect faces with blog posts. We’re trying to get a sense of what’s possible, so if you are interested ...
  • Check Out Our General Conference Page

    We’ve been working on our General Conference page and will continue to be compiling General Conference related stories and videos in the coming weeks. We hope this can be a hub for your General Conference related activities. Click here to check it out. Share this:Share on FacebookClick to share on TwitterClick to share on Google+Click to share ...
  • A Quick Update on E-Mail Subscriptions

    When we first setup the new and improved MethoBlog site we made a decision to offer folks the option to subscribe to the site via e-mail. We chose to use the Wordpress included subscription option (found in their Jetpack module) without realizing that it gave us almost no ability to manage our subscriptions, how often ...
  • A MethoBlogger at General Conference

    The details are still being finalized, but we are pleased to announce that Jay Voorhees, publisher of The MethoBlog, will be a part of the team from the United Methodist News Service reporting from General Conference 2012 in Tampa. Jay is going as a sort of “blogger in residence” and will be offering regular reports ...
  • An Offer for MethoBlog Readers

    James Michael Smith of the Disciple Dojo is offering a PDF review copy of his book “Cleansed and Abiding: A Proposed View of Christian Perfection” to any MethoBlogger willing to review the book. You can e-mail him at jm@jmsmith.org to get the free copy, or if you would prefer to read the book on your ...
  • Are You Writing about General Conference 2012?

    We really want to collect posts about the 2012 General Conference in one place, and we need your help in making sure that your General Conference related posts are properly collected. You may not be aware of it, but most blogging platforms allow you to include “tags” for your posts. If you are writing about ...
  • A Few Tweaks Here and There….

    All in all things seem to be going well with our update to the MethoBlog, but as is normal we’ve had to make a few tweaks along the way. Here’s a list of some of the recent changes: We’ve changed the front page order a bit. Now the most recent posts from the MethoBlogoSphere will be ...
  • Welcome to Version 3.0 of the MethoBlog

    Welcome to the new and hopefully improved MethoBlog. We have been saying for years that it’s time to update, with the hopes of moving to a Wordpress based site, but moving some 200+ feeds is no easy task. Recently we stumbled upon some tools that made our task MUCH easier, and we’ve been playing around ...

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