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)
I take now a break from reprinting tidbits from the blog’s WLWE?:PTCR archives to alert you to something UM Discipleship published of mine yesterday. It begins, “Two Sundays after the murder of George Floyd. Again, no mention of BLM, George, Ahmaud, or race from our pulpit,”she said. “I’m heartbroken. If the Christian faith has nothingContinue reading “Preaching Grace for an Anti-racist Church”
Back in in 2017, after Who Lynched Earle? Preaching to Confront Racism was published, we had a wonderful day at Wofford College focused upon the issues of the book with many clergy, students, and scholar gathered there to explore the subjects of our racist past and our responsibilities for race and bias in the churchContinue reading “Racial Repentance”
Webmaster’s Note: I republish because the Zoom link has been added to the post. It will be the same address as for the prior series. Having closed out the Reading Barth Together series with Stanley on Karl Barth’s Dogmatics in Outline, all five sessions are posted on my YouTube channel for your viewing pleasure. Since they went so well, Stanley andContinue reading “Reading More Barth Together”
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.