Recently I was asked to do a lecture at a Christian university. The class was students comprised of men who were training to go into the ministry. As I put the finishing touches on the lecture I opened it up to questions.
The questions were all over the map. Everything from sexual purity, how long does it take to prepare a sermon, to life balance, you get the idea. However, there was one question that stood out and pricked my soul. My prayer is that it also pricked those that were listening then and reading now.
The question was actually simplistic in nature. It was as follows:
“Pastor, how has your preaching changed or what is different about your preaching now since you first started out?”
I looked that young man in the eye and said, “Son, when I first started out I was arrogant and did not even know…
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