Douglass M. Bailey

Douglass M. Bailey

The Rev. Dr. Douglass Bailey is an Episcopal priest specializing in Urban Ministry. Before becoming an Associate Professor of Urban Ministry at the Divinity School at Wake Forest University, Rev. Bailey served as Rector of  Calvary Episcopal Church in Memphis, Tennessee, for 23 years. Rev. Bailey founded or co-founded such wide-ranging and vital ministries in Memphis as the Street Ministry for the homeless, the Samaritan Counseling Center, and Teen Job Services employment program. He has also been awarded a Doctor of Divinity by Rhodes College of Memphis for outstanding servant ministry to parish, city and world and earned a "Peacemaker and Community Service" honor from the Mid-South Peace and Justice Center. Bailey is also the President of the Center for Urban Ministry at Wake Forest Divinity School.

Articles by this Author

The Deepest Mystery, the Highest Hope

Why does God let bad things happen in the world?

What if God doesn't answer my prayers?

The Spirit Lives in You

How can God love us when we consistently fail to follow His Word?

What if I'm not certain what I believe?

How can I know what God wants me to do with my life?

What is Holy Eucharist and why is it so significant?

How can Christianity be called a religion of love if "Christians" condemn those who are different from themselves?