How is the practice of online Holy Communion---the relation of the sacrament to streamed digital worship services---consistent with our theological tradition and helpful in making disciples of Jesus Christ?
In a sermon preached at Trinity UMC in Tallahassee (April 6, 2014) and First UMC, Franklin, NC (June 22, 2014), Bishop Carter reflects on the connections between following Jesus and hiking.
A sermon preached at the Florida-Bahamas Synod Assembly of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America on June 21, 2014.
A parable of Jesus gives us a way of reflecting on our present divisions in the United Methodist Church. This was preached as a sermon at the Lake Junaluska Assembly on June 29, 2014.
A reflection shared with the Clergy Session of the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church on June 11, 2014
When we make a profession of faith in Jesus Christ, we place our trust in him for all things, in this life and in the life to come. The fullness of this commitment goes beyond an emotional decision or an intellectual judgment. To believe in Jesus is to become a part of his body, the church.
A Meditation on Ash Wednesday, 2014 and taken from Psalm 51
A revised statement of core values that reflects the desire of the Appointive Cabinet to strengthen God's mission in Florida through appointments of elders, deacons and local pastors to ministries across our annual conference.
To be a disciple of Jesus Christ is to be formed and reformed by the reading of scripture. You are invited to share in this spiritual practice in 2014.
On Christ the King (or Reign of Christ) Sunday, we are reminded that God's Kingdom comes through those who seek and serve in the way of Jesus.
How do we know that it is really God who is calling us?
How might we see the immigration journey in a new light?
A pilgrimage to the origins of Methodism and a renewed sense of hope for our future.
A Pastoral and Missional Reflection given to St. Luke's United Methodist Church, Orlando, Florida, on July 25, 2013 by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr., Resident Bishop of the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church.
A few thoughts--and requests--as we prepare to gather in Lakeland in for the meeting of the Florida Annual Conference.
A reflection on the renewal of our lives as disciples of Jesus, through the power of the Holy Spirit.
A Baccalaureate Sermon given at Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida on April 26, 2013
A prayer offered by Bishop Ken Carter on the steps of the State Capitol on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 in Tallahassee, Florida.
A reflection on remaining on the spiritual path in difficult seasons of life.
A statement of core values that reflects our desire to strengthen God's mission in Florida through appointments of elders, deacons and local pastors to ministries across our annual conference.
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