Top 20 Posts for 2007 – Year in Review

As we approach the end of the first calendar year for my blog, I thought it would be fun to list the top 20 posts on the blog for the year. These are the posts that generated the most interest throughout the year as far as visitors from outside links and search engines. So, if you want to re-visit any of these posts or if you missed them the first time around, here are the top 20 posts on the blog for the year 2007 (in order of publication):

  1. Narnia Christmas Series
  2. John Calvin Lite
  3. Reading the Prophets (1)
  4. A Messy Desk is the Sign of an Orderly Mind
  5. Blogging with Habakkuk (23) – Trusting God No Matter What
  6. 8 Great Family Rules to Help Any Home
  7. Ruth Bell Graham – Poems
  8. The Bob Newhart 5-Minute Counseling Technique
  9. “It’s a Major Award. I Won It!”
  10. “Don’t Stop Me Now, I’m on a Blog Roll!”
  11. Larry Norman Concert in New York City (2)
  12. Media Access for the Next Generation (1)
  13. Sneaky Sam the Seagull Steals Some Chips
  14. The Sins of the Fathers Quotes
  15. The MPR Select a Candidate Quiz
  16. Bible Curriculum for Public Schools (1)
  17. Mike Huckabee’s Sunday Sermon at Prestonwood
  18. To Spank or Not To Spank
  19. The Golden Compass vs. Narnia Box Office Results
  20. Guess the Famous Christmas Trees

You can find a list of all the posts for the year under the Archives tab at the top of the blog. Did you have a favorite post or series of posts from this year? Feel free to share it with us in the comments.

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  1. Sharon Gamble says:

    I am guessing the ones in a brown ink were the most popular of all? I enjoyed them all, Ray. I like hearing other’s thoughts on issues as well. I thought Habakkuk was a great series and learned a lot. I vote for that as the best of the best.

  2. Ray Fowler says:

    Hi Sharon – Good guess on the brown ink, but that is just specific to your computer. All the links start as blue, but they turn brownish/red after you have clicked on them. Try it! Click on a blue link, and when you come back to it, it will have changed color. It is supposed to be a way for you to know whether or not you have already followed a link. Thanks for the feedback on Habakkuk. Anyone else?

  3. Sharon Gamble says:

    Well, okay, then. What ARE the top five for the year??? just curious…:)

  4. Ray Fowler says:

    I could tell you, but then I would have to kill you. 🙁

    Actually, I can’t really say because I don’t really know. I don’t have precise counts for the posts, so even the twenty listed above are only my best guess. But, I have a pretty good idea of which posts get visited the most, so I believe it is a fairly accurate list.

    So, the top five? I would probably guess: Habakkuk; Family Rules; Ruth Graham Poems; Mike Huckabee’s sermon; and Golden Compass vs. Narnia (not ranked – just in publication order once again).

    It is amazing how many visits come through search engines. For example, just Google the words – golden compass results – and you will see the Compass/Narnia post appear first out of about 3 million entries. I don’t understand how that works!

  5. Margaret says:

    I have enjoyed many of the posts. I thought it was fun to have the “Guess the Country” contest (trying to guess which would be the next new country to visit the blog) Also the Christmas trees, and the “blog-roll” comments. Guess I like contests! Also appreciated The Ruth Bell Graham poems and tributes. Learned a lot that I never knew about Habakkuk, and also read all the sermon soundbytes – thanks for all the good stuff. Forgot to say, I enjoy the jokes as well! And of course, Sam’s great guitar songs.

  6. joseph says:

    nice work man 10x

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