025: A Career in Preaching – Part 1 with Bishop Ken Carter – Art of the Sermon

025: A Career in Preaching – Part 1 with Bishop Ken Carter – Art of the Sermon
October 6, 2016 Dan Wunderlich


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Guest: Bishop Ken Carter, Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church and President-Elect of the UMC Council of Bishops
General Topic: The role preaching has played from local pastor to bishop

Introduction to Bishop Carter (1:10)
Philosophy and general approach to preaching (3:04)
Preaching in the local church (4:39)
Adapting sermons to multiple churches (7:33)
Finding opportunities to preach while serving as an associate pastor (9:18)
How preaching changed while serving a larger church (11:43)
Bishop Carter’s sermon preparation process (15:01)
Serving as a District Superintendent (19:11)
Role of preaching in serving as a bishop (21:13)
Role of sermons at Annual Conference/Church Meetings (24:54)

Links to things mentioned in the episode

Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church
The UMC Council of Bishops
Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds by Carmine Gallo
Zan Holmes, Jr.
Will Willimon

Reaching out to our guest

Bishop[at]FLUMC[dot]org
@BishopKenCarter (Twitter)

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Next Episode arrives October 20, 2016!

Part 2 of our interview with Bishop Ken Carter of the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church

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