Maxie Dunnam

Dr. Maxie Dunnam is minister at large of Christ United Methodist Church in Memphis, Tennessee. He has a doctoral degree in divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary and a master’s degree in theology from Emory University. During more than sixty years of ministry, he has served as pastor of rural, suburban, and urban congregations. Apart from pastoral assignments, he has served as world editor of The Upper Room and president of Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. During his tenure on staff of the Upper Room, the Walk to Emmaus and the Academy of Spiritual Formation were begun. For the ten years he served as president of Asbury, the school pioneered the use of technology establishing a virtual campus and a second geographical campus in Orlando, Florida. In his role as minister at large at Christ Church, he cohosts a weekly television program, and he represents and champions the expansive missional outreach of the congregation, including his commitment to public education, which he believes is the civil rights issue of this century. Maxie has a passion for assisting ministers in their spiritual growth, especially those who are planting faith communities among the underserved. He is a prolific writer, having authored more than forty books, including The Workbook of Living Prayer, which has sold more than a million copies and has been printed in six languages. Dr. Dunnam and his wife, Jerry, an accomplished artist, have three children and four grandchildren.

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