Resources on William H. Willimon

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God on a Cross Devotional by William H. Willimon http://day1.org/2944-bishop_william_willimon_god_on_a_cross Devotional by William H. Willimon Topics: Lent , Jesus , Divinity of Christ , Jesus Christ's humanity Source: Day1 William H. Willimon offers a Lenten meditation on Jesus’ divinity and humanity using the gospel of Mark, focusing on Jesus’ anguish in Gethsemane over his destiny. In his anguish, he is truly God and truly human. We Believe That Faith Is Known by Its Fruits Article by William H. Willimon http://day1.org/3536-bishop_will_willimon_we_believe_that_faith_is_known_by_its_fruits Article by William H. Willimon Topics: Sermon on the mount , Faith , Discipline Source: Day1 William H. Willimon, based on the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7), shares a Wesleyan view of faith and how discipleship and discipline go together. Participating in the Victory of Christ Commentary/Exegesis by William H. Willimon https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2007-06/blogging-toward-sunday-1 Commentary/Exegesis by William H. Willimon Topics: Gentleness , Jesus , Way of the Cross , Forgiveness Source: The Christian Century William H. Willimon reflects on Luke 9:51-62. In resolutely heading toward the cross, Jesus is not so much victim as victor, and we are invited to participate in that victory. God Works with Ordinary People Sermon Starter/Outline by William H. Willimon https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2007-07/blogging-toward-sunday Sermon Starter/Outline by William H. Willimon Topics: Work , Body of Christ , Trinity , Church Source: The Christian Century William H. Willimon reflects on 2 Kings 5:1-14, Galatians 6:1-16, and Luke 10:1-20, and shares his amazement that God chooses to partner with ordinary people. We have "a Savior who refuses to save alone." Ambiguous Good News at Christmas Article by William H. Willimon http://day1.org/1778-bishop_will_willimon_ambiguous_good_news_at_christmas Article by William H. Willimon Topics: Christmas , Joy , Nativity , Salvation Source: Day1 William H. Willimon says the Nativity is just as much about social dislocation, about confused parents, about dark forebodings, and what we can we learn from that in pondering the deep, costly nature of our salvation. Fear and Wealth Sermon Illustration by William H. Willimon https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2007-08/blogging-toward-sunday Sermon Illustration by William H. Willimon Topics: Fear , Greed , Judgment , Wealth Source: The Christian Century William H. Willimon reflects on Jesus’ words, “Do not fear,” as they relate to the accumulation of wealth and possessions. Willimon challenges people to make prudent investments "out of belief in a sovereign and righteous God." Xenophobia as a Summons for Sermons Article by William H. Willimon https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/7886/trumps-xenophobia-as-a-summons-for-sermons Article by William H. Willimon Topics: Fear , Love , Hospitality , Preaching Source: Ministry Matters An article by William H. Willimon that explores Christians' responses to the xenophobia promoted by Donald Trump. Christians are called to radical hospitality based upon God’s hospitality of us in our own "otherness." Awake in Advent Article by William H. Willimon http://day1.org/1765-bishop_will_willimon_awake_in_advent Article by William H. Willimon Topics: Advent , Work , Kingdom of God , Waiting Source: Day1 In this Advent season, William H. Willimon reminds us that the Kingdom of God has been left in our hands and we are to be awake and do our jobs as we wait for Christ's return.... Praying Like Jesus Article by William H. Willimon https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2007-07/blogging-toward-sunday-3 Article by William H. Willimon Topics: Prayer , Teaching , Congregation Source: The Christian Century When Jesus taught His disciples to pray, He was showing God's priorities. This article by William H. Willimon challenges us to have our prayer life to be shaped by Jesus' model prayer. Easy Blaspheme Article by William H. Willimon https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/6543/an-appeal-to-christians-in-the-united-states Article by William H. Willimon Topics: Fear , Pride , Politics Source: Ministry Matters An appeal to Christians in the United States, shared and signed by William H. Willimon, that urges them to avoid the "easy blaspheme" of caricaturing and condemning people who are different. You're in the Army Now Sermon (Complete) by William H. Willimon https://idn.duke.edu/ark:/87924/r46q1sz32 Sermon (Complete) by William H. Willimon Topics: Military , Culture , Temptation Source: Duke University Chapel Archives Reflecting on the weakening of Christendom, this audio sermon by William H. Willimon on Ephesians 6:10-18 explains how Christians are caught in a spiritual battle "against the principalities of powers" of systemic and cultural sin. The Joy of Ministry Article by William H. Willimon http://day1.org/3032-bishop_will_willimon_the_joy_of_ministry Article by William H. Willimon Topics: Joy , Ministry , Pastoral leadership , Calling/Vocation Source: Day1 In this article, William H. Willimon shares what it means to be a Christian leader and how it's a profession full of great joy even though it's a vocation full of peril, failure, and frustration. Full Text Hymns on William H. Willimon Lord, You Call Us to Your ServicePD
The Poet and God's Way Sermon (Complete) by William H. Willimon https://idn.duke.edu/ark:/87924/r42805d1c Sermon (Complete) by William H. Willimon Topics: Faith , Fear , Promises , Trust Source: Duke University Chapel Archives Reflecting on how real life contains fewer clean breaks with the past than academic life, this graduation ceremony audio sermon by William H. Willimon on Deuteronomy 34 explores how to navigate regret and uncertainty by trusting... Getting It All Done Audio/Video by William H. Willimon https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/1273/getting-it-all-done Audio/Video by William H. Willimon Topics: Ministry , Church , Work Source: Ministry Matters A Ministry Matters' video featuring William H. Willimon. Here, he talks about priorities and getting the essential work of ministry done. Welcoming Jesus Article by William H. Willimon https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2007-07/blogging-toward-sunday-2 Article by William H. Willimon Topics: Women , Discipleship , Jesus Source: The Christian Century Reflecting on the story of Martha and Mary (Luke 10:38-42), William H. Willimon suggests that a disciple is anyone with the guts to welcome Jesus into their home. Don't Be Afraid Sermon (Complete) by William H. Willimon http://day1.org/3077-bishop_will_willimon_dont_be_afraid Sermon (Complete) by William H. Willimon Topics: Calling/Vocation , Ordination , Matthew , Trust Source: Day1 A complete sermon on Matthew 28:5-10, 16-20 preached for an Ordination Service. William H. Willimon encourages newly ordained church leaders not to be afraid or doubt for God has called them to ministry. God's Standards Commentary/Exegesis by William H. Willimon https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2007-07/blogging-toward-sunday-0 Commentary/Exegesis by William H. Willimon Topics: Religion , Judgmentalism , Judgment , Parables Source: The Christian Century In this article, William H. Willimon considers the story of the Good Samaritan from Luke 15. Christ's story sets a high standard of righteousness for God's people. Lottery Losers Article by William H. Willimon https://www.religion-online.org/article/lottery-losers/ Article by William H. Willimon Topics: Gambling , Poverty Source: Religion Online William H. Willimon warns that lotteries may undercut the ethic of work and replace it with an ethic of luck. He calls lotteries an assault upon the poor and a movement to be opposed by churches. Praying Our Way Through Ministry Practical How-To by William H. Willimon http://day1.org/2645-bishop_william_willimon_praying_our_way_through_ministry Practical How-To by William H. Willimon Topics: Leadership , Ministry , Prayer Source: Day1 In this short article, William H. Willimon shares that Christian ministry cannot be done without prayer and encourages Christian leaders to pray for God's intervention. We must pray for wisdom, strength, insight, inspiration, and empowerment. First Things First Audio/Video by William H. Willimon https://idn.duke.edu/ark:/87924/r4qj78c6w Audio/Video by William H. Willimon Topics: Creation , God , Genesis , Faith Source: Duke University Chapel Archives William Willimon uses the creation story from Genesis to call for a return to the innocent/childlike faith in God like Israelites had in 500 B.C.E. when their civilization was fragile. The sermon starts at 24:09.

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