William Powell Tuck

William Powell Tuck

William Powell Tuck has served as both a parish pastor and a seminary professor. Bill, a native of Virginia, is a graduate of Bluefield College and the University of Richmond, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and received his Th.D. degree from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served Baptist congregations as Pastor and Interim Pastor in Virginia, Louisiana, Kentucky, and North Carolina, and was an adjunct professor at Virginia Intermont College, the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and at the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, VA. He was also Professor of Preaching at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. He was awarded the Parish Pastor of the Year award by the Academy of Parish Clergy in 1997, and received an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from the University of Richmond in 1977. He is the author or editor of twenty-four books, including Modern Shapers of Baptist Thought in America; The Journey to the Undiscovered Country: What’s Beyond Death; A Pastor Preaching: Toward a Theology of the Proclaimed Word; The Compelling Faces of Jesus; Facing Life’s Ups and Downs, and The Church Under the Cross, and is the author of more than 200 sermons and articles published in books and magazines like Biblical Preaching, Best Sermons, The Twentieth Century Pulpit, The Library of Distinctive Sermons, Theology Today, Lectionary Homiletics, and The Review and Expositor. He is married to Emily Campbell and is the father of two children and four grandchildren. He presently lives in Midlothian, VA. Website: www.friarsfragment.com

Author web site: Academy of Parish Clergy


A Positive Word for Christian Lamenting: Funeral Homilies

A Positive Word for Christian Lamenting: Funeral Homilies

One of the most difficult tasks that may confront a pastor is the preaching of a funeral homily.&nbs..

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Holidays, Holy Days and Special Days: Preaching Through the Year

Holidays, Holy Days and Special Days: Preaching Through the Year

Dr. William Powell Tuck has many years of preaching on days we consider "special." It is his opinion..

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Lord, I Keep Getting a Busy Signal: Reaching For a Better Spiritual Connection

Lord, I Keep Getting a Busy Signal: Reaching For a Better Spiritual Connection

Prayer has often been described simply as communicating with God. How many of us talk to God daily? ..

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Overcoming Sermon Block: The Preacher's Workshop

Overcoming Sermon Block: The Preacher's Workshop

“Writer’s block is a common complaint from many authors. They reach a point sometimes when they simp..

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The Church Under the Cross

The Church Under the Cross

The cross has always been a scandal and sometimes a source of ridicule. At the same time, it is the ..

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The Forgotten Beatitude: Worshiping Through Stewardship

The Forgotten Beatitude: Worshiping Through Stewardship

Stewardship is one of the essential means the church utilizes to roll up its sleeves and engage in ..

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The Journey to the Undiscovered Country

The Journey to the Undiscovered Country

The theological term for “the last things” is eschatology. It is the Christian doctrine which is con..

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The Last Words from the Cross

The Last Words from the Cross

The Cross. The central symbol of the Christian faith. “Can a church be an authentic Church and not f..

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