Preacher | Teacher | Writer

Reverend Dr. William H. Willimon

Professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry, Duke Divinity School.

Dean of the Chapel at Duke University (’84-’04)

Bishop of the North Alabama Conference of The United Methodist Church (’04-’08)

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Writing

Read about Will’s many books and other publications, including the newly released Aging.

Preaching

Hear recent sermons from one of America’s best known and best loved preachers.

Teaching

Learn more about Will’s career as one of America’s finest theological educators.

The Latest from Will’s Blog

Preachers Dare: Excerpt IV

In October, I published Preachers Dare: Speaking for God, my theology of preaching. Preaching is brave speech drawn out of us because, Deus Dixit, God speaks, as Barth reminds us in the Göttingen Dogmatics, and God is determined to remain in conversation with us through us. For this launch webinar, I will be joined byContinue reading “Preachers Dare: Excerpt IV”

“I feared boredom more than heresy. They said nasty things about Jesus. Nobody ever said he was dull.”

Will Willimon, Accidental preacher

One of Will’s most recent publications, a memoir entitled Accidental Preacher, recounts, with characteristic wit and humor, moments from his rich vocational life.

Beginning with his childhood in a segregated South, Will moves through story after story of a life spent responding to God’s constant call.