William H. Willimon

William H. Willimon

The Reverend Dr. William H. Willimon is Professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry at the Divinity School, Duke University. He is recently retired after serving eight years as Bishop of the North Alabama Conference of The United Methodist Church, where he led the 157,000 Methodists and 792 pastors in North Alabama. For twenty years prior to the episcopacy, he was Dean of the Chapel and Professor of Christian Ministry at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

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Resources

Who Will Be Saved?

Who Will Be Saved?

Pastor

Pastor

Conversations with Barth on Preaching

Conversations with Barth on Preaching

This We Believe - eBook

This We Believe - eBook

Articles

Review: ‘Worship Ways for the People Within Your Reach’

By William H. Willimon
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Scripture Reads Us

By William H. Willimon
This video is a clip from session six of Animate: Bible. Animate: Bible is a seven-session exploration of the Bible for adults that features perspectives from Christian thought… read more

The Tough Truth about Our Small Churches

By William H. Willimon
In Jason Byassee’s beautifully written book, The Gifts of the Small Church, he states that “the small church is God’s primary way of saving people.”… read more

Natural Church Development

By William H. Willimon
William H. Willimon is Bishop of the North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church. He has been named as one of the Twelve Most Effective Preachers in the… read more

The UMC's Biggest Challenge

By William H. Willimon
This is the fourth of Ministry Matters' new video series featuring well-known pastors and ministry leaders across America. Check back next week to see featured video of Jo Saxton, … read more

Called to Be Different

By William H. Willimon
When I was in seminary, I got the impression that my job as a pastor was to help lessen the gap between the Bible and the “modern world.” Here was the Bible, mired in… read more
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