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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Here’s a a Pentecost Sunday sermon called “The Holy Spirit Helps Us” based on John 14:8-17. I ask the question: “How do we get to know God?” Through Jesus! “How do we continue getting to know God and God’s will for us and the world?” Through the Holy Spirit! But what does the Holy Spirit do?Continue reading “How do we get to know God?”
What a privilege it was to preach at Saint Peter’s Anglican Church in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina this weekend. The assigned gospel afforded me the opportunity to preach about the Holy Spirit
I had an enjoyable conversation with my good friend, James Howell, about the joys of biblical preaching. And afterwards, one of my star students, Taylor Pryde Barefoot talks about her ministry in Charlotte.
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.