Billy Doidge Kilgore

Billy Doidge Kilgore

Billy Doidge Kilgore is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and affiliated with the United Church of Christ through an ordained ministerial partnership. He is a native Southerner, book hoarder, coffee connoisseur, BBQ enthusiast, fan of documentaries, and  avid reader. After graduating from Candler School of Theology in Atlanta, Georgia he served congregations in Tennessee, Virginia, and Indiana. Billy lives with his wife, Cara, and their son, Henry, and 3-year-old Shetland sheepdog, Jolene, in Chicago.

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Looking for God in the World Cup

By Billy Doidge Kilgore
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Emotional Landmines: Leading When Explosions Occur

By Billy Doidge Kilgore
For many the church is a place of comfort and support, but for leaders within congregations it's an emotional minefield. The emotional landmines leaders encounter sit below the… read more

I'm Done Fixing the Church: Turning the Future Over to God

By Billy Doidge Kilgore
My friend and fellow young pastor slouched in his office chair and spoke in an exasperated tone. “In the past few years, I have tried everything I know of to help this… read more

Review: The Work of the Associate Pastor

By Billy Doidge Kilgore, Alan Rudnick
A clergy friend once said to me, “the first three letters in the title of associate pastor should be emphasized the most.” “Why is that?” I asked… read more

The Quiet Pastor: Affirming Different Personalities in Ministry

By Billy Doidge Kilgore
Pastors come in different shapes and sizes. Each one brings a unique ministry that is expressed through his or her personality. Pastors' personalities allow them to excel in some… read more

Let's Talk About Sexuality

By Billy Doidge Kilgore
Ever since the President of the United States endorsed gay marriage in May the debate in our nation surrounding sexuality has intensified. It reached a fever pitch in late… read more
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