Meditations on Scripture for the Services of Licensing, Commissioning and Ordination of the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church
A sermon preached by Bishop Ken Carter on the Day of Pentecost, June 23, 2021, at First United Methodist Church in Winter Park, Florida
Three Commitments: A Missional Plan for Congregations and Clergy in the Post-Covid Florida Conference
By Bishop Ken Carter & Lay Leader Alice Williams This week our nation paused to acknowledge the deaths of over 500,000 known persons to COVID-19, and our state acknowledged the deaths of over 30,000 ...
By Bishop Ken Carter Over the next two Sundays, the gospel passages in the Common Lectionary are Matthew 22:15-22 and Matthew 22:34-46. The first passage is the question of Jesus about paying taxes ...
Curated by Bishop Ken Carter, Dr. Sharon Austin, Rev. Alex Shanks, Dr. Candace Lewis, and Rev. Clarke Campbell-Evans
May 7 I express my profound sadness and anger in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery. His life mattered and matters. Our annual conference has affirmed this, we have written statements about profiling and...
Guest Blogger - Alex Shanks Why reopening a church is different
Guest Blogger - Paul W. Chilcote, PhD - I recently heard a new description for these unprecedented times in which we are living: “The Great Adaptation.” That label emerges from one of the central questions for a time such as this: What within each of us must adapt for the good of all? If we are fighting a battle against a virus as a human family, we are also fighting a more ancient battle against inherent selfishness.
What I am learning as I lead through the COVID-19 Crisis - 10 Thoughts for Leaders from Rev. Alex Shanks
Guest Blogger - Alex Shanks What I am learning as I lead through the COVID-19 Crisis. 10 Thoughts for Leaders from Rev. Alex Shanks
Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. in a season of violence and racism