In this documentary “A Will to Preach,” join me as I move through the process of preparing to preach at a church in Salisbury, NC. Included on that webpage is an interview I did in February at Buncombe United Methodist Church in Greenville, SC. Hope you enjoy!
Mark your calendars to tune in to SCETV on May 27, 2021 at 9:30EST to view a documentary on the preaching process thanks to Insight Films of Davidson, NC. You can learn more about the film and the night’s events here.
I did a town hall with the Church of the Brethren entitled “Peacebuilding When We’re So Divided.” You can watch it here.
Jim Somerville’s A Sermon for Every Sunday reposted one I did for them on an RCL Year B Easter back in 2015. You can watch it here.
I preached for Epworth UMC of Toledo, Ohio this Palm Sunday. The sermon starts at 31:30.
A review was released last month in the Englewood Review of Books by Andrew Camp of my recently republished book The Gospel for the Person Who Has Everything. He writes: This is the challenge that the strong need to be confronted with. The church needs to stop placating people, giving out nice, naïve platitudes, andContinue reading “The Gospel for the Person Who Has Everything in Review”
Faced with a story so demanding, the church has got to stop what it’s doing and listen, allowing this story to have its say. A story so true, so real—no way that we could have made it up on our own or it could have arisen from our wishful thinking. Most preachers are careful notContinue reading “Preaching Holy Week 2021”
What is Christian preaching? How is it changing? What makes a good Easter sermon? At the invitation of Cathy Jamieson the SCUMC Columbia District Superintendent, I offered practical tips to her ministers along with others from around the state on preaching during Holy Week and Easter this year to encourage and strengthen in them inContinue reading “Easter Preaching”
A review in Christianity Today argues that Aging: Growing Old in Church is among seven books that belong in your pastoral care library this Spring. Michael Niebauer, rector of Incarnation Church in State College, Pennsylvania, and a teaching fellow at Trinity School for Ministry, writes: Will Willimon invites pastors to think intentionally about their ownContinue reading “Aging Press”