Durham Herald-Sun Article on Incorporation

Here’s an article written a few weeks ago in the Durham Herald-Sun about Will’s novel Incorporation. Willimon’s novel, “Incorporation” (Cascade Books) — his first fiction after selling a million books on church, ministry and religion – is set in a large, liberal, Midwestern church. In “Incorporation,” most of the characters have serious flaws, including clergy.Continue reading “Durham Herald-Sun Article on Incorporation”

SEJ Sermon :: July 2012

This is the sermon I preached at the Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference of the United Methodist Church at Lake Junaluska, N.C. this past summer.  It was a plea to the delegates, just before they elected new bishops, to allow the Holy Spirit to work among them and to follow the Spirit’s leadings in their election ofContinue reading “SEJ Sermon :: July 2012”

Falling in Love at Duke Divinity :: Goodson Chapel, Sept. 2012

“Falling In Love at Duke Divinity” Song of Songs 2:8-13 Goodson Chapel September 5, 2012 How many of you have ever been in madly, goofily in love?  Let’s see the hands. This sermon is for you.  (I’m too poor a poet to describe carnal desire to those of you who are innocent of it). OurContinue reading “Falling in Love at Duke Divinity :: Goodson Chapel, Sept. 2012”