Thad H. Carter

Thad H. Carter is pastor of Shelbina (Mo.) United Methodist Church, and author of Download Faith, Not Fear.

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Sermon Starter: Serving in Sorrow

By Thad H. Carter
Scriptures for July 31 Genesis 32:22-31; Psalm 17:1-7, 15; Romans 9:1-5; Matthew 14:13-21 While dealing with the death of John, Jesus withdraws to a solitary place.  Even… read more

Sermon Starter: What is Best

By Thad H. Carter
Genesis 29:15-28; Psalm 105:1-11; Romans 8:26-39; Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 Prayer is more than offering a list to God.  It is praying for the will of God in our lives and… read more

Sermon Starter: Being Blessed

By Thad H. Carter
Genesis 28:10-19a; Psalm 139: 1-12, 23-2; Romans 8:12-25; Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Jacob’s father sent him to Paddan Aram to find a wife.  This may seem extraordinary… read more

Sermon Starter: The Harvest

By Thad H. Carter
Genesis 25:19-34; Psalm 119:105-112 or Psalm 25; Romans 8:1-11; Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 Growing up in Louisiana, our small community was surrounded by rice farms.  We often… read more