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Not finished with Easter Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Kenneth H Carter Jr https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2009-04/not-finished-easter Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Easter , Resurrection , Community , Scripture Source: The Christian Century Kenneth H. Carter Jr. observes that the Sundays after Easter relate Jesus' resurrection to the Hebrew scriptures, as seen in Peter's speech in Acts 3:11-26 and Jesus' post-resurrection appearance to his disciples in Luke 24:36-49. Say What Needs to Be Said Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Kenneth H Carter Jr https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2009-04/say-what-needs-be-said Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Easter , Resurrection , Sermon , Preaching Source: The Christian Century Kenneth H. Carter Jr. reflects on the task of preaching Jesus' resurrection on Easter, noting Mark's "briefest and most unsettling of the resurrection accounts" (16:1-8) and Paul's confidence in the resurrection (1 Corinthians 15). Anchored and Free Article about Worship by Kenneth H Carter Jr https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/6572/anchored-and-free Article about Worship by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Christmas , Tradition , Freedom Source: Ministry Matters Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. reflects on how Christmas Eve is anchored in traditions of familiar Scriptures, carols, and rituals, yet there is freedom to discover God's presence afresh. From High to Low Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Kenneth H Carter Jr https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2011-04/high-low Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Easter , Resurrection , Doubt , Witness Source: The Christian Century Though the Sunday after Easter may be called "low Sunday," it is an opportunity for the church to delve into a deeper, more nuanced faith, writes Kenneth H. Carter Jr. in this reflection on John 20:24-31. Generous Orthodoxy: A Theological Resource for a Way Forward Article by Kenneth H Carter Jr https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/8347/generous-orthodoxy-a-theological-resource-for-a-way-forward Article by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Faith , Grace , Generosity , Orthodoxy Source: Ministry Matters Arguing in favor of what Hans Frei calls a "generous orthodoxy," this article by Kenneth H. Carter discusses the importance both of adhering to the ecumenical history of Christianity and of treating the views of others... One Church, Many Contexts Article by Kenneth H Carter Jr https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/9168/one-church-many-contexts Article by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Unity , Missions , Witness , Divisions Source: Ministry Matters Kenneth H. Carter Jr. encourages contextualization to be considered in conversations that tend to cause division to better unite the Church and show God's love while advancing God's mission. Help...Stay Away! Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Kenneth H Carter Jr http://day1.org/1437-helpstay_away Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Self deception , Providence , God , Psalms Source: Day1 Kenneth H. Carter, Jr.'s reflection on Psalm 121 reminds us that when our journey in this world becomes difficult, our help comes from God who watches over us all along the journey. Mainline Protestants and Disruptive Innovation Article by Kenneth H Carter Jr https://www.faithandleadership.com/mainline-protestants-and-disruptive-innovation Article by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Leadership , Church Source: Faith and Leadership Kenneth H. Carter, Jr., L. Gregory Jones, and Susan Pendleton Jones argue in this article that mainline Protestantism has been blind to disruptive forces but offer hope for the future. Disrupting Mainline Protestantism Through The Digital Revolution Article by Kenneth H Carter Jr https://www.faithandleadership.com/disrupting-mainline-protestantism-through-digital-revolution Article by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Church , Community , Technology , Culture Source: Faith and Leadership This article by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr., L. Gregory Jones, and Susan Pendleton Jones explores how mainline Protestant denominations can use digital communication to help connect with the culture and their parishioners. What Kind of Church Will They Inherit? Article by Kenneth H Carter Jr http://day1.org/6881-bishop_ken_carter_what_kind_of_church_will_they_inherit Article by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Evangelism , Church , Intergenerational issues , Missions Source: Day1 Kenneth Carter, Jr. talks about "attractional" "missional" and "inherited" church and invites fellow believers to rediscover the power of God's prevenient grace and the call to see the world as our parish. After the Flood Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Kenneth H Carter Jr https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2009-02/after-flood Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Baptism , Death , Lent , Promises Source: The Christian Century Kenneth H. Carter Jr. reflects on Genesis 8-9 and 1 Peter 3:21, on the aftermath of the flood, hurricane Katrina, and God’s promises that sustain us through the long, lenten days. Treasure Chest Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Kenneth H Carter Jr https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2007-07/treasure-chest-0 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Generosity , Eschatology , Treasure Source: The Christian Century The investment of our time, our money, our energies: where is all of this leading us? In this passage on Luke 12:22-40, Kenneth H. Carter Jr. examines our priorities when it comes to generosity. In the Spirit's Way Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Kenneth H Carter Jr https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2009-05/spirits-way Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Gifts of the Spirit , Holy Spirit , Gentiles , Peter Source: The Christian Century Kenneth Carter Jr. reflects on Peter's response to the pouring out of God's Spirit on the Gentiles: "Who was I that I could hinder God" (Acts 11:17). In what ways do we hinder God's Spirit? Facing a Decision Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Kenneth H Carter Jr http://day1.org/2724-facing_a_decision Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Awareness of God , Promises , Sabbath , Calling/Vocation Source: Day1 Kenneth Carter's sermon reflects on the wisdom in Jeremiah 6:16 for times of decision. God invites us to stand and look, to ask "where the good way lies," to walk in it and find rest. Seeking Signs Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Kenneth H Carter Jr https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2011-03/sunday-may-1-2011 Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Easter , Faith , Doubt , Sign Source: The Christian Century Reflecting on Thomas' reaction to the risen Christ in this message on John 14:5-6, 20:19-31, Acts 2:14, and 1 Peter 1:3-9, Kenneth H. Carter writes on the relationship between seeking signs and experience in faith development. Our Hope, God's Faithfulness Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Kenneth H Carter Jr http://day1.org/1121-our_hope_gods_faithfulness Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Advent , God's Presence , Sermon Source: Day1 In this sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 and Mark 13:32-37, Kenneth Carter, Jr. encourages Christians to pay attention to God’s presence and work in the world. Why Are You Looking Up? Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Kenneth H Carter Jr https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2009-05/why-are-you-looking Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Ascension , Heaven , Vision , Hope Source: The Christian Century Reflecting on Acts 1:1-11, Kenneth Carter Jr. writes that we live in the interim, gripped by both an upward and a downward vision. We need to look to heaven and immerse ourselves in the daily life.... Our Spiritual Bottom Line Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Kenneth H Carter Jr http://day1.org/965-our_spiritual_bottom_line Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Parables , Justice Source: Day1 In this sermon on Matthew 25:31-46 for Christ the King Sunday, Kenneth Carter, Jr. argues that in Jesus’ parable, we are to see ourselves reflected in the lost and hurting sheep. Seeking the Hope Above Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Kenneth H Carter Jr https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2011-03/easter-sunday-april-24-2011 Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Easter , Hope , Heaven , Eschatology Source: The Christian Century Dwelling on heaven above, Kenneth H. Carter explains the hope that Christians have obtained through the resurrection of Christ in this Easter message on Colossians 3:1-4. Philippians: Toward A More Faithful Stewardship Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Kenneth H Carter Jr https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/198/the-letter-to-the-philippians-preaching-and-teaching-toward-a-more-faithful-stewardship Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Faith , Stewardship , Faithfulness , Philippians Source: Ministry Matters Kenneth Carter comments on each chapter of the Letter to the Philippians as a resource for preaching and teaching about stewardship. "The mission of Jesus Christ in the world is always the result of sacrifice."