Provides dozens of ready-to-use prayers and liturgies of confession and pardon.In a brief introductory chapter, the author addresses the question of why we need to confess our sins, and offers three
reflections in response: Sin as Pride, Sin as Violation of Boundaries, Sin and the Possibility of Forgiveness. The book
includes seventy prayers of confession and words of assurance, with accompanying liturgies and music suggestions (Scripture
and hymn indexes included!). The prayers are offered in three sections, confession and pardon related to: The Human
Condition, The Holy Scriptures, The Liturgical Year. The Just in Time! Series offers brief, practical resources of
immediate help for pastors at an affordable price.
About the Author
Kenneth H. Carter, Jr.
Kenneth H. Carter Jr. is Resident Bishop of the Florida Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. He is a moderator
of the Commission on a Way Forward and in 20182020 will serve as president of the Council of Bishops.
Bishop Carter is the author of ten books, including Pray for Me, A Way of Life in the World, The Gifted
Pastor, and Near the Cross. He is a contributor to Feasting on the Word and The Wesley Study
Bible. He formerly served as senior pastor of Providence United Methodist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, where his
ministry was described by the American Religious Historian Diana Butler Bass in her Christianity for the Rest of Us,
and superintendent of the Smoky Mountain District in Western Northern Carolina, which included seventy churches across seven
counties, all in the region of Appalachia.