A Word for All Seasons

Overview

From the august professor of preaching Rev. Dr. Henry Mitchell himself comes this volume of seasonal sermons, offering rich scriptural reflection and fresh inspirational themes for annual holidays and notable celebrations. From Mother's Day to Labor Day, from the Church Anniversary to Stewardship Sunday, from Martin Luther King Day to Memorial Day, from Pastor's Anniversary to Youth Sunday, Dr. Mitchell draws from his own sermon archives to offer current and future generations of preachers new insight for ...

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Overview

From the august professor of preaching Rev. Dr. Henry Mitchell himself comes this volume of seasonal sermons, offering rich scriptural reflection and fresh inspirational themes for annual holidays and notable celebrations. From Mother's Day to Labor Day, from the Church Anniversary to Stewardship Sunday, from Martin Luther King Day to Memorial Day, from Pastor's Anniversary to Youth Sunday, Dr. Mitchell draws from his own sermon archives to offer current and future generations of preachers new insight for bringing the gospel, year after year after year.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780817017224
  • Publisher: Judson Press
  • Publication date: 8/15/2012
  • Pages: 136
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

An ordained American Baptist Churches USA minister, Rev. Dr. Henry H. Mitchell served from 1945-1959 as a denominational staff person in Northern California. He subsequently pastored California churches in Fresno and Santa Monica before beginning his esteemed academic career. Dr. Mitchell is author of three texts, Black Preaching, The Recovery of Preaching and Celebration and Experience in Preaching. He co-authored two other books, Soul Theology and Preaching for Black Self-Esteem with Dr. Emil M. Thomas. In 2004, his Black Church Beginnings, 1650-1990, a radical rewrite and correction of early Black Church History, was released by Eerdmans Publishing. The Mitchell's inspiring love story, Together for Good, was originally published in 1999 and re-released by Judson Press in 2005.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Aidsand F. Wright-Riggins III vii

Preface ix

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Mother's Day 3

Chapter 2 Memorial Day 13

Chapter 3 Church Anniversary 21

Chapter 4 Youth Sunday 31

Chapter 5 MLK Holiday 41

Chapter 6 Stewardship Sunday 53

Chapter 7 World Mission Sunday 63

Chapter 8 Commencement, Chapel, and Other Academic Assemblies 72

Chapter 9 Women's Day 81

Chapter 10 Pastor's Anniversary 89

Chapter 11 Men's Day 99

Chapter 12 Independence Day 108

Chapter 13 Labor Day 118

Chapter 14 Youth Sunday II 127

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