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More power in the pulpit : how America's most effective Black preachers prepare their sermons / Cleophus J. LaRue, editor.

Contributor(s): LaRue, Cleophus James, 1953-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2009Edition: 1st ed.Description: x, 164 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780664232788; 0664232787.Subject(s): Sermons, American -- African American authors | African American preachingDDC classification: 251.0089/96073 Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
The presence and power of Christian preaching ; "You are on God's mind" / Willette Alyce Burgie-Bryant -- Sunday comes early ; "Found by much more than you are looking for" : John 20:11-18 / William S. Epps -- Listening for God ; "Neckbone faith" / Veronica R. Goines -- Rightly dividing the Word ; "Whatever happened to Black love?" : Song of Songs 1:1-5, 9-15 / Cynthia L. Hale -- Preaching : a holy and human venture ; "Words we cannot say" : Judges 12:1-6 / C.E. McLain -- How I prepare to preach ; "Ministering to a murderer and all God's children" : Acts 9:10-19 / Otis Moss, Jr. -- Preaching the prophetic contradiction ; "When thugs get saved" : Judges 11:1-11 / Otis Moss III -- Preaching from the overflow ; "Wet feet" : Joshua 3:1-13 / Raquel A. St. Clair -- The power of narrative preaching ; "Take a journey with me" : Matthew 4:18-22 / Walter S. Thomas Sr. -- Devotion to delivery ; "The Gospel according to the ants" : Proverbs 6:6-8 / Melvin V. Wade Sr.
Summary: "In this companion and sequel to the best-selling Power in the Pulpit (Westminster John Knox, 2002), which has sold over 11,000 copies, more of America's best-known and most influential African American preachers describe how they prepare their sermons. Each preacher also presents a sermon that highlights his or her particular method of sermon preparation."--Jacket.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-164).

The presence and power of Christian preaching ; Sermon: "You are on God's mind" / Willette Alyce Burgie-Bryant -- Sunday comes early ; Sermon: "Found by much more than you are looking for" : John 20:11-18 / William S. Epps -- Listening for God ; Sermon: "Neckbone faith" / Veronica R. Goines -- Rightly dividing the Word ; Sermon: "Whatever happened to Black love?" : Song of Songs 1:1-5, 9-15 / Cynthia L. Hale -- Preaching : a holy and human venture ; Sermon: "Words we cannot say" : Judges 12:1-6 / C.E. McLain -- How I prepare to preach ; Sermon: "Ministering to a murderer and all God's children" : Acts 9:10-19 / Otis Moss, Jr. -- Preaching the prophetic contradiction ; Sermon: "When thugs get saved" : Judges 11:1-11 / Otis Moss III -- Preaching from the overflow ; Sermon: "Wet feet" : Joshua 3:1-13 / Raquel A. St. Clair -- The power of narrative preaching ; Sermon: "Take a journey with me" : Matthew 4:18-22 / Walter S. Thomas Sr. -- Devotion to delivery ; Sermon: "The Gospel according to the ants" : Proverbs 6:6-8 / Melvin V. Wade Sr.

"In this companion and sequel to the best-selling Power in the Pulpit (Westminster John Knox, 2002), which has sold over 11,000 copies, more of America's best-known and most influential African American preachers describe how they prepare their sermons. Each preacher also presents a sermon that highlights his or her particular method of sermon preparation."--Jacket.

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