Monday, May 13, 2013
In my late 40s now, I take a day or two to recover from preaching on Sunday. I preached for about 25 minutes yesterday but because it was interpreted the sermon took about 45 minutes in all. I shortened my sermon and skipped my prepared script as I sensed the congregation tiring. Again, it was partly due to the preaching slot at the end of the service, almost an hour after the service started before I went up to preach. I have always said and say it again that the best time to preach is 30 minutes after the service starts and certainly not after 45 minutes into the service.
Today is the aftermath of preaching and tiredness begins to set in. I trust by tomorrow my energy will be replenished because I have a long week ahead, starting with Greek 2 exams which I have to grade immediately for the award of the John Brown prize for the top Greek student at the Closing Communion Service on Friday.
at May 13, 2013
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