Table of contents for The Abingdon African American preaching library / Kirk Byron Jones, editor.

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Contents
Introduction	
January 
Articles
		Remembering the Whole Martin Luther King Jr. (Kirk Byron Jones)	
		Practicing Margin in Ministry (Kirk Byron Jones)	
Sermon Outlines
	Week One
		Sing a New Song¿Isaiah 42:9-10 (Marsha Brown Woodward)	
		Let There Be Laughter¿Genesis 18:9-15 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
	Week Two: Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday
		Drum Majors for Justice¿Amos 5:21-24 (Cheryl Kirk Duggan)	
		Dancing Spirit¿Psalm 51:10-15 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
	Week Three 
		Getting With God's New Thing¿Isaiah 43:18-19 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
		Change Your Thoughts¿Proverbs 23:7 (Charles Henry)	
	Week Four 
		Blurry Vision¿1 Corinthians 13:8-13 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
		Our Spiritual Enemies¿Ephesians 6:10-12 (Charles Henry)	
February¿African American Heritage Month 
Article
		This Will Preach!¿Genesis 45:5; Psalm 137:4; Isaiah 40:31; Song of 
Songs 1:5 (Gilbert H. Caldwell)	
Sermon Outlines
	Week One
		Fearless Listening¿Luke 2:41-46 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
		From Strength to Strength¿Psalm 84:5-7 (Marsha Brown Woodward)	
	Week Two
		Mighty Causes are Calling Us¿Isaiah 61:1-4 (Marsha Brown 
Woodward)	
		God Loves You Madly¿Lamentations 3:22-23 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
	Week Three
		Greatness is Not a Requirement¿Acts 1:12-15, 2:43-47 (Marsha Brown 
Woodward)	
		Now¿Faith¿Hebrews 11:1 (Marsha Brown Woodward)	
	Week Four: First Sunday in Lent
		A Season of Transformation¿Ecclesiastes 3:4 (1-8); Isaiah 61:3-7 (1-11) 
(Marsha Brown Woodward)	
		Loving God; Loving Large¿Genesis 1:26, 31; Song of Songs 1:5 (Cheryl 
Kirk Duggan)	
March
Article
		Looking Back at Fifty-plus Years of Preaching (Gilbert H. Caldwell)	
Sermon Outlines
	Week One: Second Sunday in Lent
		Are You a Person God Can Trust¿Job 1:8 (Marsha Brown Woodward)	
		Clothed for the Journey¿Mark 6:7-13 (Marsha Brown Woodward)	
	Week Two: Third Sunday in Lent
		God Will Blow Your Mind!¿Isaiah 43:18-25; Habakkuk 1:5, 2:2-3 
(Marsha Brown Woodward)	
		Prayer Plus¿John 17:1-26; Mark 9:14-29 (Marsha Brown Woodward)	
	Week Three: Fourth Sunday in Lent
		Sometimes It Causes Me to Wonder¿Exodus 1:15-16, 22; Matthew 2:16-
18 (Marsha Brown Woodward)	
		A Love Letter Written in Blood¿Luke 22:17-20 (Teresa Fry Brown)	
	Week Four: Fifth Sunday in Lent
		Will You Let Jesus Wash Your Feet?¿John 13:1-17 (Marsha Brown 
Woodward)	
		The Bitter and the Better in All of Us ¿Matthew 26:47-49, 27:3-5 (Kirk 
Byron Jones)	
April
Articles
		Easter Preaching: Can We Handle the Resurrection? (Kirk Byron Jones)	
		The Art, Agony, and Amazement of Preaching (Cedric Kirkland Harris)	
Sermon Outlines
	Week One: Palm Sunday
		Sanctified Tension ¿Luke 22:23 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
		Facing Our Jerusalems¿Matthew 21:6-13 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
	Week Two: Easter Sunday
		Resurrection Surrender¿Luke 24:1-5 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
		Which Crowd Were You In?¿Matthew 21:1-10, 45-46, 27:15-17, 20-22 
(Marsha Brown Woodward)	
	Week Three
		Post-Easter Blues¿John 20 (Cheryl Kirk Duggan)	
		Do You Love Me?¿John 21:15-17 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
	Week Four
		Our Hidden Power¿Psalm 46:10a (Kirk Byron Jones)	
		Five Words for the Road¿Matthew 4:19, 28:10 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
	Week Five
		Confronting Our Golden Calves¿Exodus 32:1-10 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
		Prayer Power¿Nehemiah 1:3-11 (Marsha Brown Woodward)	
May
Article
		Preaching and Poverty (Gilbert H. Caldwell)	
Sermon Outlines
	Week One
		An Encouraging Word to a Discouraged Church¿1 Corinthians 15:51-58 
(Charles Henry)	
		What's Love Got to Do with It?¿John 3:16 (Gilbert H. Caldwell)	
	Week Two: Mother's Day
		It's Only Mother's Nature¿Matthew 15:21-27; Mark 7:24-30 (Teresa Fry 
Brown)	
		A Portrait of a Phenomenal Woman¿2 Kings 4:8-26 (Portia Wills Lee)	
	Week Three: Graduates Sunday
		Touched by God for Greatness¿Isaiah 6:1-8 (Cheryl Kirk Duggan)	
		Flying, Running, and Walking: Three Forms of Divine Strength¿Isaiah 
40:27-31 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
	Week Four: Pentecost Sunday
		Becoming Adventurous Ministers of God¿1 Corinthians 12:4-6 (Kirk 
Byron Jones)	
		Let Me Tell It!¿John 9:20-27 (Portia Wills Lee)	
June
Articles
		The Enlivening Power of Reading (Kirk Byron Jones)	
		Preaching Goes to the Movies: Life Lessons from "Ray" (Kirk Byron 
Jones)	
Sermon Outlines
	Week One
		Doing the Nineveh Thing¿Jonah 3:1-10 (Cheryl Kirk Duggan)	
	Week Two
		How John Saw Jesus¿Revelation 5:6 (Charles Henry)	
	Week Three: Father's Day
		A Great Big Little Thing¿Luke 8:43-46 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
	Week Four
		Name Calling¿Acts 11:26 (Portia Wills Lee)	
July
Article
		Hitting, Shedding, and Preaching (Kirk Byron Jones)	
Sermon Outlines
	Week One
		Sacred Place¿John 5:2-4 (Gilbert H. Caldwell)	
	Week Two
		Where is God in Illness?¿John 5:5 (Gilbert H. Caldwell)	
	Week Three
		The Jesus Question¿John 5:6 (Gilbert H. Caldwell)	
	Week Four
		Healing Stories¿John 5:7 (Gilbert H. Caldwell)	
	Week Five
		Stand Up!¿John 5:8-9 (Gilbert H. Caldwell)	
August
Article
		The Paradox of Paradise: Preaching and Practicing the Kingdom¿Luke 
23:39-43 (Jeffrey L. Brown)	
Sermon Outlines
	Week One
		Use It or Lose It¿Matthew 25:14-30 (Charles Henry)	
	Week Two	
		Omission or Co-Mission?¿Matthew 25:31-46 (Teresa Fry Brown)	
	Week Three
		The Three Blessings in Every Storm¿Mark 4:35-39 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
	Week Four
		How to Have Peace in the Storm¿Mark 4:35-41 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
September
Article 
		Claiming Creativity for Preaching (Kirk Byron Jones)	
Sermon Outlines
	Week One: Labor Day Sunday
		Finding Joy in Our Work¿Luke 10:1-2, 17 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
		The Even If of God¿Daniel 3:16-18 (Teresa Fry Brown)	
	Week Two
		One More Night with the Frogs¿Exodus 8:1-10 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
		God's Will for You¿1 Thessalonians 5:16-18; Philippians 4:4-7 (Portia 
Wills Lee)	
	Week Three
		When We Can't Find the Words ¿Matthew 27:67; Mark 15:48; Luke 
23:57; John 19:43 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
		Say It Isn't So¿Luke 10:25-37 (Charles Henry)	
	Week Four
		Stand Up; Sit Down; Move On¿Luke 4:16-30 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
		Then Say So¿Psalm 107 (Teresa Fry Brown)	
	Week Five
		Unmasking the Real Enemies¿Ephesians 6:12 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
		We Wrestle¿Genesis 32:24; Ephesians 6:12 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
October 
Article
		Reflections on the Million Man March (Gilbert H. Caldwell)	
Sermon Outlines
	Week One 
		Radical, Revolutionary Stewardship¿Genesis 1:26-31 (Cheryl Kirk 
Duggan)	
		Commissioned to Stewardship¿Acts 16:11-15 (Portia Wills Lee)	
	Week Two
		Welcome Home¿Psalm 84:1-2, 10; Revelation 21:1-3 (Teresa Fry 
Brown)	
		Worship at the River¿Acts 16:11-15 (Portia Wills Lee)	
	Week Three
		"Now"¿Jude 1:17:25 (Teresa Fry Brown)	
		How Can We Sing the Lord's Song in a Foreign Land?¿Psalm 137:4 
(Gilbert H. Caldwell)	
	Week Four
		Dangerous, Healing Laughter¿Psalm 126 (Cheryl Kirk Duggan)	
		The Real God¿1 Kings 18:20-21, 30-32, 36 (Cheryl Kirk Duggan)	
November
Article
		Keeping Preaching Fresh (Kirk Byron Jones)	
Sermon Outlines
	Week One
		Fooling with Fools¿Proverbs 13:20 (Charles Henry)	
		Keep on Pouring¿2 Kings 4:1-7 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
	Week Two
		Running on Empty¿2 Kings 4:8 (Portia Wills Lee)	
		Resolving Life's Conflicts¿2 Corinthians 13:5-14 (Charles Henry)	
	Week Three: Thanksgiving Sunday
		Soul Food: The Bread of Heaven¿Matthew 6:11 (Cheryl Kirk Duggan)	
		Battle Lessons¿Joshua 6:1-27 (Charles Henry)	
	Week Four: First Sunday of Advent
		Beyond a Reasonable Hope¿Romans 4:18a (Cedric Kirkland Harris)	
		What's in a Name? ¿Luke 1:59-63 (Kirk Byron Jones)	
December 
Articles
		Advent and Activism (Kirk Byron Jones)	
		We Are Rosa Parks (Kirk Byron Jones)	
Sermon Outlines
	Week One: Second Sunday of Advent
		Hope Against Hope¿Romans 4:18-21 (Marsha Brown Woodward)	
		Embracing the Unexpected¿Luke 1:26-39 (Portia Wills Lee)	
	Week Two: Third Sunday of Advent
		In Mary's Belly: Hope for the World¿Luke 1:46-50 (Cheryl Kirk 
Duggan)	
		The Heart of Hope¿Romans 5:1-5 (Cedric Kirkland Harris)	
	Week Three: Fourth Sunday of Advent
		Sleepwalking Through Christmas¿Isaiah 9:2; Luke 1:78-79 (Kirk Byron 
Jones)	
		Seeing What We Cannot See¿Romans 8:24-25 (Cedric Kirkland Harris)	
	Week Four: Christmas Sunday 
		The Benediction of a Joyful Hope¿Romans 15:13 (Cedric Kirkland 
Harris)	
		Hold onto Your Hope¿Ezekiel 37:9-14 (Teresa Fry Brown)	
	Week Five
		The Peace Promise¿John 14:27 (Charles Henry)	
		The Second Most Powerful Force in the World¿Genesis 1:1-3 (Kirk 
Byron Jones)	
Contributors	
Scripture Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

African American preaching.
Bible -- Sermons -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.
Church year sermons -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.