ALBRITTON, WALTER MATTHEW, JR., 1932-

Biography:

Methodist clergyman. Born– March 24, 1932, Wetumpka. Parents– Walter Matthew and Caroline (Johnson) Albritton. Married– Louise Eudene Brown, June 1, 1952. Children– Five. Education– Auburn University, B.S., 1954; Emory University, B.D., 1953. Ordained a deacon in the United Methodist Church, 1956 and an elder, 1958. Pastored churches in Alabama and Florida, 1953-1954; 1958-1963. Edited Pastor Magazine, 1955-1956; directed the Evangelism Program Council in Andalusia, 1963-1969; 1968-72, served on the staff of the General Board of Evangelism of the United Methodist Church, Nashville; member of the staff of the United Methodist Church in Mobile, 1972-1975; First United Methodist Church in Demopolis, 1975-89; Trinity United Methodist Church, Opelike, 1989-2002; Associate Pastor for Traditional Worship at Saint James United Methodist, Montgomer, after 2004.  Writes a weekly column “Alter Call” for the Opelika-Auburn News and a continuing commentary on the International Bible Lessons.

Source:

Who’s Who in Religion, 1975; Walter and Dean Albritton website

Publication(s):

Do the Best You Can

Don’t Let Go of the Rope.

An Exciting Saturday Night Ride in an Ambulance

If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of Your Boat. Waco, Tex.; Word Books, 1978.

Just Get over it and Move On

Koinonia Ministries Guidebook. Nashville; Tidings, 1969.

Life Is Short

Lord, Please Deliver Me, I beg you, from Another Live Manger Scene

Second Steps for a New Man; Letters to a Growing Christian. Nashville; Tidings, 1969?

You Simply Can’t Trust a Talking Bird.  Lima, Ohio:  Fairway Press, 1992.

Co-Publication(s):

A Prisoner’s Message of Freedom and Joy; a Study-Commentary on Philippians. Atlanta; Lay Renewal Pub., 1967.