An ordained minister and the first professor of Reformed Theological Seminary NYC in Manhattan where he serves as Professor of Old Testament and Dean of Students, Bill earned a Ph.D. in Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures at The Catholic University of America, where his research focused on the Dead Sea Scrolls, with both New Testament and Old Testament implications. He completed his M.Div. at RTS Orlando and serves as a pastor at McLean Presbyterian Church. His church ministry focuses on community, pastoral care, faith and work, and leadership development. Bill previously had a business career working for Oliver Wyman & Co. as a management consultant. He is certified as a Field Associate for SIMA (System for Identifying Motivating Abilities), a Belbin Team Roles Consultant, and a Highlands Ability Battery Affiliate. Bill and his wife Jill have two children.

Articles by Rev. Dr. Bill Fullilove

VocationOn Daily Work

Proverbs and Work

| 12 min read

North American society seems to be in the midst of a first world problem: the great reevaluation of work.  Work used to be Mr. Incredible, pushing paper in a job literally too small for him.  Then it became work from home, then the Great Resignation, then Quiet Quitting, and then Quiet Firing.  We have some...

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CultureChristianity & Culture

Exiles Again

| 20 min read

Last month Jacob Birch wrote a widely-viewed article at Christianity Today questioning the common use of Jeremiah 29 in the Western church.  In short, Birch complains that the common refrain, “We live in a period of exile” in today’s Western church is an ill-advised framework to understand the church’s relationship to our broader culture. We...

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CultureChristianity & Culture

Reading to Be Wrong

| 11 min read

Ragebait, oversimplification, irrationality, and petulance…. Our tribalist and instantly outraged culture has, of course, many causes and few quick solutions. As Charley Warzel noted about one particularly outrageous tweet in a nice piece about the online portrayals of Simone Biles’ withdrawal from the Olympic All Around, “Click on it, and you will learn nothing. You...

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VocationFinding Your Vocation

“Because I Want To?” – A Christian Approach to Desire and Vocational Calling

| 10 min read

Many will remember the old game show The $64,000 Question, an American television staple in the 1950’s.  As time passes, fewer may remember that the phrase predated the show.  The phrase “$64,000 question” indicated the question at the heart of the issue, often the question hardest to answer.  One can see the obvious appeal when...

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