Episode: 101 | Aired:
From the creators of Hot in Cleveland, The Soul Man revolves around Cedrics character, Reverend Boyce The Voice Ballentine, an R&B superstar-turned-minister who takes over as preacher of his fathers church. Niecy Nash ("Reno 911") stars as the reverends wife, Lolli. The pilot also features John Beasley (Everwood) as his father, Wesley Jonathan (What I Like About You) as his younger brother, and Jazz Raycole (My Wife and Kids) as his daughter. The character of Reverend Boyce originated on a second season episode of Hot in Cleveland in which Cedric guest-starred.
Episode: 102 | Aired:
Barton is spending all his time at Boyce’s house, so Boyce hires him as a senior advisor at the church, but quickly regrets the offer. Lolli thinks Barton needs a woman, and Lyric practices driving with Stamps.
Episode: 105 | Aired:
The church choir director convinces Boyce to hire outside singers to rig their competition. Boyce struggles with the decision. Lolli hires Stamps as a hair washer at her salon but discovers that he's doing more than shampooing. Guest stars: Tamar Braxton, Trina Braxton, Kim Coles, Gary Anthony Williams
Episode: 108 | Aired:
Boyce is excited to spend his birthday with Lolli and relax but finds his hands full when his annoying, former neighbors from Vegas arrive out of the blue and interfere with the surprise party Lolli and the family have planned. Guest stars: Yvette Nicole Brown, Cedric Yarbrough
Episode: 103 | Aired:
Attending a funeral prompts Barton to announce his own last will and testament stirring up tension between Boyce and Stamps. Boyce is visited by his hot ex-girlfriend who is looking for more than just minister's counseling.guest stars: Tamala Jones
Episode: 104 | Aired:
When Boyce gets preacher's block, Lolli invites his old writing partner Sweet Brown Taylor to come help - but Sweet has another agenda. Barton and Stamps lock themselves in Boyce's office while installing a new alarm system. Guest stars: Anthony Anderson
Episode: 106 | Aired:
Boyce is put to the test by the Council of United Leaders of Faith - 'made men' who can 'make it or break it' for Boyce and his church. Lolli's tea party for the church ladies heats up when Boyce's Cousin Nikki spikes the punch. Guest stars: Sherri Shepherd, Hattie Winston, Robert Forester, Kim Coles
Episode: 107 | Aired:
J.C. Carpenter, Boyce's former back-up singer turned mega-preacher, declares he's quitting religious showbiz and asks Boyce to break the news to his faithful flock. Barton seeks Lolli's advice about the woman he's been seeing. Guest stars: Cee Lo Green
Episode: 109 | Aired:
Trouble arises for Boyce when Carolyn, a church member's wife, catches Lolli and the church ladies gossiping about her. Barton disapproves of Stamps' girlfriend but warms up to her when he realizes she cooks a mean breakfast. Guest stars: Cynthia Stevenson
Episode: 110 | Aired:
Boyce brings the family and choir with him to Las Vegas for fun and relaxation. Things go awry when Barton is tempted by sin, Lolli has trouble with the church ladies and Stamps takes Boyce's spot in a round of celebrity golf.
Episode: 111 | Aired:
After visiting his brother in Florida, Barton decides to move there permanently much to the surprise of his family. Meanwhile, a huge storm, and Barton's estranged wife Della, prepare to roll into St. Louis. To Be Continued… Guest star: Loretta Devine
Episode: 112 | Aired:
In the season finale, Barton's ex-wife Della arrives in St. Louis and there's a blackout caused by the storm. Boyce counsels the couple and things take an unexpected turn. Is Lolli pregnant? And is it finally time for Stamps to grow up? Guest star: Loretta Devine