This page is in response to the May 2016 Session meeting William Willimon Weekend Follow-up. As requested, these are resources that may aid in the discussion of the changes to culture and to church as raised by Willimon.
- Willimon’s classic book, “Resident Aliens”, just published as a 25th Anniversary Edition, captures much of what he talked about on the weekend. Book here.
- Huffington Post published a helpful article by Willimon called, “Churches Need to Take Care of Business”. You’ll notice some of the material from his sermon at Central in there.
- The late Phyllis Tickle wrote, “The Great Emergence”, on how the mainline church is changing in this age. YouTube summary here. Book here.
- The reflections for spiritual discernment in committees by the Rev. Dr. Graham Standish is here.
- Spiritual Discernment in the church as a whole – by Standish, “Becoming the Blessed Church”, second edition, here.