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Bishop Ken Carter

Bishop Ken Carter

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Bishop Ken Carter of Florida suggests that if the church is really the people, then any correction of the institution ought to begin with individual reflection and repentance. Read more

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Way Forward Ash Wednesday

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UPDATE: Commission issues "status report" on Way Forward progress. United Methodist Insight offers two reasons why the closed-door policy of the Commission on A Way Forward is doing more harm than good. Read more

A Way Forward 6 Comments

Way Forward Moderators

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The three bishops who are serving as moderators for the Commission on a Way Forward explain the intentions of the group. Read more

A Way Forward

Bishop Ken Carter, one of the moderators of the bishops' Commission on a Way Forward, offers six strong reasons for preserving the unity of The United Methodist Church, writes the Rev. William O. "Bud" Reeves of Arkansas. Read more

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Immigration Airport Demonstrations

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Bishop Ken Carter of Florida offers both calm and challenge in his advice to clergy -- which works for lay Christians as well. Read more

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Way Forward Moderators

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Three United Methodist bishops serving as moderators for the special Commission on A Way Forward announce plans to communicate the panel's progress through press releases and a website. Read more

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Florida Bishop Ken Carter advocates for a broader, deeper and more accurate meaning for the much-abused word "evangelical." Read more

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Bishop Ken Carter

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Via Media Methodists interview UMC Bishop Ken Carter on his views about the future of the denomination, as well as its current conflicts. Read more

In the Church

Jeanne Audrey Powers

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Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people need more from The United Methodist Church than a warm welcome, writes pioneer United Methodist clergywoman the Rev. Jeanne Audrey responding to a recent speech by Florida Bishop Kenneth Carter. Read more

In the Church 3 Comments

Council of Bishops President Ken Carter invites United Methodists to deeper contemplation of the practice of forgiveness in church life. Read more

Practicing Faith

Bishop Ken Carter, one of the Way Forward moderators explains how the One Church plan rests upon the two greatest of Jesus' commandments. Read more

A Way Forward 5 Comments

Bishop Ken Carter

Photo Courtesy of Via Media Methodists

Bishop Ken Carter of Florida suggests that if the church is really the people, then any correction of the institution ought to begin with individual reflection and repentance. Read more

Perspectives

Immigration Airport Demonstrations

Photo by Erik Alsgaard, Baltimore-Washington Conference

Bishop Ken Carter of Florida offers both calm and challenge in his advice to clergy -- which works for lay Christians as well. Read more

Perspectives

Florida Bishop Ken Carter advocates for a broader, deeper and more accurate meaning for the much-abused word "evangelical." Read more

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Bishop Ken Carter of Florida posted his thoughts on the United Methodist Church on Facebook in advance of General Conference. Read more

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The Florida Annual Conference is embarking on a movement to create "mission-shaped" congregations responsive to the changes in the surrounding culture, where "nones" and "dones" are growing. Read more

Local Church 1 Comments