October 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Join Ashley Wilcox as she explores the many ways preachers can learn from stand-up comics. Preachers have a lot to learn from stand-up comics. These comics are masters of form and storytelling. And comics are doing innovative work in sharing their comedy online. In this conference, Ashley M. Wilcox will use video clips from stand-up routines to draw parallels between comedy and preaching. Your preaching doesn’t have to be funny, but it can be!
Ashley M. Wilcox
Quaker minister and author
Ashley M. Wilcox is a Quaker minister and the bestselling author of The Women’s Lectionary: Preaching the Women of the Bible throughout the Year (Westminster John Knox Press). She currently serves as the interim pastor of New Garden Friends Meeting.
Ashley is passionate about helping preachers find their voice. She taught preaching to students at Candler School of Theology for five years and now has her own preaching coaching practice, Preaching with Confidence. Ashley also teaches Bible courses for Woodbrooke and Guilford College.
Ashley is a graduate of Candler School of Theology and Willamette University College of Law. She preaches and speaks across the U.S. and internationally. Her writing has been featured in Geez, Working Preacher, Friends Journal, Fidelia, and Quaker anthologies.
Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, she now lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. You can learn more about Ashley on her website, www.ashleymwilcox.com.