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Will is the professor of the practice of Christian ministry at Duke Divinity School. He is a former dean of the chapel at Duke and is regarded as one of America’s foremost preachers. He’s also a retired bishop in the United Methodist Church, formerly serving North Alabama.
He has written many books on preaching and the church, and he recently penned a novel, Incorporation, about a pastor in a small, struggling mainline congregation. His preaching is known for being humorous, insightful, and often having an unexpected hook.
Five fast facts
- Lives with his wife in North Carolina
- Has two grown children
- Was named one of the 12 Best Preachers in the World by Baylor University
- He doesn’t tweet, but someone runs a Twitter account with wise statements Will has said
- Has degrees from Wofford College, Yale Divinity School, and Emory University