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After the Flood Devotional by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2009-02/after-flood Devotional 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. Help...Stay Away! Article by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. http://day1.org/1437-helpstay_away Article 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. Staying at the Table Devotional by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. http://day1.org/1981-betrayal Devotional by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. Topics: Betrayal , Maundy Thursday , Community Source: Day1 In this meditation on John 13 for Holy Thursday, Kenneth Carter, Jr., following Parker Palmer, reflects on Jesus' choice to "stay at the table" with Judas though Jesus knew Judas would betray him. Always Being Reformed According to the Word of God Article by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. http://day1.org/4347-bishop_ken_carter_always_being_reformed_according_to_the_word_of_god Article by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. Topics: Reformation Day , Ministry , Church , Good works Source: Day1 Kenneth Carter discusses three respects in which "we are all children of the Reformation" - the relation of the Bible to the church; salvation by grace; and the priesthood of believers. Why Are You Looking Up? Sermon Starter/Outline by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2009-05/why-are-you-looking Sermon Starter/Outline 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.... Facing a Decision Sermon (Complete) by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. http://day1.org/2724-facing_a_decision Sermon (Complete) 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. Philippians: Toward A More Faithful Stewardship Commentary/Exegesis 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 Commentary/Exegesis 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." Not finished with Easter Commentary/Exegesis by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2009-04/not-finished-easter Commentary/Exegesis 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 Starter/Outline by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2009-04/say-what-needs-be-said Sermon Starter/Outline 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). Treasure Chest Commentary/Exegesis by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2007-07/treasure-chest-0 Commentary/Exegesis 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. Seeking Signs Sermon (Complete) by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2011-03/sunday-may-1-2011 Sermon (Complete) 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. Seeking the Hope Above Sermon (Complete) by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2011-03/easter-sunday-april-24-2011 Sermon (Complete) 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. Off the Treadmill Article by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2007-07/treadmill-0 Article by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. Topics: Blessing , Culture , Goodness , Life Source: The Christian Century Kenneth Carter Jr. offers a reflection on Luke 12:13-21 that sees the pursuit of the "good life" in our culture and encourages instead the "blessed life." Increase Our Faith Sermon (Complete) by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. http://day1.org/1062-increase_our_faith Sermon (Complete) by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. Topics: Parables , Faith , Sermon , Faithfulness Source: Day1 In this sermon on Luke 17:5-10, Kenneth Carter, Jr. argues that in Christ’s response to the disciples, we are being called to use the faith that we have. In the Spirit's Way Commentary/Exegesis by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2009-05/spirits-way Commentary/Exegesis 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? Which Calendar Wins? Article by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. https://www.faithandleadership.com/ken-carter-which-calendar-wins Article by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. Topics: Daily Living , Christian Calendar , Time Source: Faith and Leadership Most of us live by several calendars that overlap such as the athletic seasons, the civic calendar, and the liturgical calendar. This article challenges us to be formed by a Christian pattern of time. Creation as the Labor of God Sermon (Complete) by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. http://day1.org/1006-creation_as_the_labor_of_god Sermon (Complete) by Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. Topics: Reverence , Creation , Sermon Source: Day1 In this sermon on Psalm 104, Kenneth Carter, Jr. discusses how creation informs our understanding of God's character and leads us to reverence, confidence, and gratitude.

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