This web space is a place to list and find great resources and websites recommended by clergy for clergy.


Do you have a great resource or website to recommend? 


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You will need to include your name and e-mail address (you must be clergy under Episcopal appointment in the Texas Annual Conference United Methodist Church); complete information about the resource or the complete address for the website you are recommending; and the main topic or subject of the resource or website (“preaching”, for example).   

Pastoral Excellence 

Recommended by Jim Turley

Sustaining Pastoral Excellence website and newsletter.  The Sustaining 

Pastoral Excellence Program is funded by Lilly Endowment Inc., and is 

coordinated at DukeDivinitySchool

Website:  To receive their 

newsletter via e-mail or look at archived newsletters, click “sign up for 

newsletter” or go to

Leading Congregations  

Recommended by Carol Bruse

Alban Weekly is a weekly newsletter from The Alban Institute,

which offers books, educational offerings, and consulting to clergy and 

congregations. Website:  To receive Alban Weekly

via e-mail, click “Alban Weekly” or go to

Sermon Preparation 

Recommended by Frank Alegria

The New Interpreters Bible Commentary on CD, Abingdon Press.

2009 Revised Common Lectionary created by Rev. Cynthia Hinson (Conroe, St. Paul’s).