Back with Crackers & Grape Juice

I so much enjoyed discussing with the Crackers and Grape Juice gang the reprint of my The Gospel for the Person Who Has Everything. They write: Friend of the podcast and all around Gandalf to the gang, the irascible Will Willimon returns to talk about meeting the Risen Jesus, fighting in church, Karl Barth, preaching,Continue reading “Back with Crackers & Grape Juice”

Leading with the Sermon Study Guide

I’ve been hearing from clergy across the country about my new book, Leading with the Sermon.  I’ve also met with a number of clergy groups who have used the book in their professional growth in ministry.  My former student and friend, Wade Powell, who leads a congregation in Texas, has now done a study guide on theContinue reading “Leading with the Sermon Study Guide”

Aging with Hope: A Conversation

I’ll be doing a free webinar with Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church of Houston, TX on Wednesday, February 10 at 8pm EST, talking to their rector Neil Willard. We’ll be focused on my book Aging: Growing Old in Church and where I think hope can be found during this pandemic. You can register for the eventContinue reading “Aging with Hope: A Conversation”

Chatting with Chapelwood

I talked recently with John Stephens and Matt Russell of Chapelwood UMC in Houston, Texas for their Pod Have Mercy podcast. We talked about the politics of church (such as was presented in Resident Aliens by Stanley Hauerwas and me), honing in on what it means today that the church’s politics ought to be beingContinue reading “Chatting with Chapelwood”