In our second session of the Reading More Barth Together webinars this week. We looked at “The Humanity of God,” the titular essay and answered some of your questions. You can watch it here on my YouTube channel. We’ll be back for the last episode in this series on July 28 at 10AM EST onContinue reading “Reading More Barth Together: Session II”
While I was itching for things to do during Coronatide, I wrote this essay for Plough, thinking about what Karl Barth might have to say these days. It begins: Serving my first parish in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (where Vanna White was in my church youth group, but that’s another story), I read Barbara W.Continue reading “A Unique Time of God”
Our fifth and last session of Reading Barth Together on Dogmatics in Outline will be tomorrow morning (6/2 @10 AM EST); you can log on here, and we’ll be posting it on my YouTube Channel where the first four session are already posted as quickly as we can. This is the newsletter I sent outContinue reading “RBT Email 4”
I’m happy to announce that I’ll be giving the 2020 Beecher Lectures and that Abingdon Press is going to be publishing the lectures in book form as Preachers Dare. This was the Divinity School Press Release: William H. Willimon, professor of the practice of Christian ministry at Duke Divinity School and a retired United MethodistContinue reading “Lyman Beecher Lectures”
Will preached this sermon on Easter in Duke Chapel on April 4th, 1999, focusing on the Resurrection as the earth-shattering event with resurrection power radiating out through all spacetime.
If you’re looking for something to listen to while in isolation this week, you might be happy to know that Rick Lee James (on whose podcast Will has appeared previously) read aloud the Good Friday chapter of Will’s Lectionary Sermon Resource on his podcast this week. You can listen here.
Here is the press release from Duke Divinity School about Professor Willimon’s latest book which is now out with Baker Academic: Aging: Growing Old in the Church William H. Willimon, professor of the practice of Christian ministry at Duke Divinity School and retired United Methodist Church bishop, has written a new book offering a biblicallyContinue reading “Aging Book Release”
Will talked with Wade Powell, the pastor of First UMC Victoria, Texas, about Will’s book Leading with the Sermon and what preaching looks like while we’re trying to be the church online during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Preachers prepare this week to get Lazarus up out of the grave, despite the global pandemic raging outside their doors. Here is one Will did three years ago for A Sermon for Every Sunday, that might help all of us impatient people to learn how to wait on the Lord’s time.
Will’s friend Jason Micheli who pastors Annandale UMC invited him to participate in their Facebook Live service this morning.