The stories of Jesus continue to challenge listeners toward new and better ways of living. The sermons of Beyond Fairness: The Stories Of Jesus express these stories, with joyful seriousness, in the hope they will encourage faithful discipleship. Preachers, teachers, and all who want to engage the stories of Jesus, will find these sermons to be bread for their journey beyond fairness toward grace for all.
Beyond Fairness includes sermons for Pentecost (middle third). These sermons could also be used by adult forums and small group Bible studies for helpful conversation.
Some sermon titles included in Beyond Fairness
You Feed the Hungry (Matthew 14:13-21)
Stepping into Liminal Space (Matthew 14:22-33)
Who Are You Following (Matthew 16:21-28)
One Feisty Woman (Matthew 15:21-28)
What Are We Protecting? (Matthew 21:33-46)
The Stop and Think Chair (Matthew: 18:15-20)
Roy W. Howard pastors at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Bethesda, Maryland. He attained a Master of Social Work at Florida State University in 1978 and an M.Div. degree from the Candler School of Theology (Emory University - Atlanta, Georgia) in 1987; as well as a Doctorate of Ministry at Wesley Theological Seminary (Washington DC) in 2001. Roy has served as pastor at churches in Staunton, Virginia and Lexington, Kentucky. His sermons have appeared in Homiletics Magazine and Call to Worship. He is currently the book editor for The Presbyterian Outlook. Roy is married and has two daughters.