Stories by Willimon

Stories by Willimon

by William H. Willimon

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Overview

Will Willimon is known and read throughout the world for his riveting, edgy, witty, and provocative stories or parables. His most beloved, memorable, and impactful stories are presented in this collection.  The Stories of Will Willimon will expose readers to joy, agony, thankfulness, greed, trust, fear, healing, suffering, laughter, weeping, yearning, irony, hatred, and love.  Readers may see themselves or their friends at times in these stories.  Fellow storytellers are likely to retell these stories to friends, family, colleagues, and churches. Preachers will find illustrative materials to support their sermons and all readers will be inspired by the insights into the Christian faith provided.  

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781501894169
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Publication date: 02/04/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Will Willimon has long been a trusted colleague for working preachers. He is known for his encouragement of his fellow preachers to enjoy telling the truth of Jesus Christ. He is Professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry at Duke University Divinity School, Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program, and is a retired Bishop of the United Methodist Church. For 20 years as, as Dean of the Chapel at Duke University, Will became known as one of America’s most engaging preachers of the gospel.

Will Willimon has published many books, including his preaching subscription service on MinistryMatters.com, Pulpit Resource, and Fear of the Other: No Fear in Love, both published by Abingdon Press.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Part 1 Sowers 1

My word…

Does not return to me empty…

One sows and another harvests…

Sow the seeds of justice…

Part 2 Seeds 29

A farmer went out to scatter seed…

Some seed fell on the path…

Other seed fell on the rocky ground…

Other seed fell on good soil…

Part 3 Senses 115

This people's senses have become calloused…

Everyone who has ears should pay attention…

You will hear but never understand…

Although they see, they don't really see…

Happy eyes; happy ears…

Part 4 Secrets 167

The secrets of the kingdom of heaven…

Those who have will receive more…

Changed hearts and lives will be healed…

Story Tide Index 239

Scripture Index 241

Theme Index 243

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