The Rev. Dr. Robert Dunham

Denomination: Presbyterian Church (USA) (PCUSA)
Organization: University Presbyterian Church, Chapel Hill, NC

The Rev. Dr. Robert Dunham is the senior pastor of University Presbyterian Church in Chapel Hill, NC.

Bob has been pastor and head of staff of University Church since 1991. He is a native of Florida and a graduate of Davidson College, Union Theological Seminary in Virginia and Yale University Divinity School.

Bob began his ministry as associate pastor and campus minister at the First Presbyterian Church of Auburn, Alabama; he also served as pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Covington, Georgia, and the Westminster Presbyterian Church of Charleston, South Carolina, before coming to Chapel Hill.

His wife, Marla, is a college educator, and they have two grown children.

Bob is the author of Expecting God's Surprises: Devotions for the Advent Journey, published in 2001 by Geneva Press.

Bob enjoys reading, music of all kinds, and enjoys attending local sporting events; he is a mediocre golfer, but doesn't let that stop him.

Day1 Weekly Programs by The Rev. Dr. Robert Dunham

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Which Comes First: Grace or Repentance?

Tuesday March 09, 2010
For the 4th Sunday of Lent, Dr. Robert Dunham offers insights on the astonishing grace of God as revealed in the story of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15).

Beyond What's Fair

Tuesday March 02, 2010
The Rev. Dr. Robert Dunham explores one of life's eternal questions -- What did I do to deserve this? -- and finds grace and comfort in Christ.

Always Another Climb

Tuesday February 23, 2010
As we continue our journey through Lent, the Rev. Dr. Robert Dunham takes us up the mount of Transfiguration, and helps us deal with life's often arduous upward journey.

Whose Persistence?

Sunday October 21, 2007
The Rev. Dr. Robert Dunham takes a fresh look at the parable of the persistent widow and asks us to consider prayer as a call to act justly on behalf of those who are seeking life and liberation.

Improvisational Gratitude

Sunday October 14, 2007
The Rev. Dr. Robert Dunham invites us into God's grace through active gratidude.