• Kenneth Q. James

    Contributing sermons since Feb 26, 2016
Kenneth's church

Memorial AME Zion
Rochester, New York 14611

About Kenneth
  • Education: A.A., Clinton Jr. College, Rock Hill, South Carolina (1978(; B.A., Livingstone College, Salisbury, NC (1980); Master of Divinity (M.Div.), Hood Theological Seminary, Salisbury, NC (1984); Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.), Salisbury, NC (2006)
  • Experience: Pastor of Pierce's Chapel AME Zion Church, Clarkton, NC (1982-1985); pastor of Blackwell Chapel AME Zion Church, Jamestown, NY (1985-1987); organized Bailey Avenue AME Zion Church, Buffalo, NY (1987-1994); Duryee Memorial AME Zion Church, Schenectady, NY (1994-2005); pastor of Memorial AME Zion Church, Rochester, NY (2005-present)
  • Family: Two sons, Frank and Theodore; three grandchildren, Ajaya, Ajanae and Nehemiah Quinton
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: "Don't preach mad."
  • Books that have had an impact: "The Fire Next Time" and "Nobody Knows My Name" by James Baldwin "Under the Unpredictable Plant" by Eugene Peterson "Pastor: The Theology and Practice of Ordained Ministry" by William H. Willimon "The Cost of Discipleship" by Dietrich Bonhoeffer "When Bad Things Happen to Good People" by Harold Kushner
  • Hobbies: Reading, baseball, writing
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  • "Standing On The Promises Of God"

    Contributed on Feb 26, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    A sermon to encourage us to trust and stand firm on God's promises.

    “STANDING ON THE PROMISES OF GOD” Isaiah 43:1-7 But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. 2 When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the more