Quality Assured Sermons

Cartoon of a pastor saying, "I must remind you my sermons are recorded for quality assurance."

I wonder how differently I’d act if I knew every word I said was recorded? Would the quality of my words be assured? I’d like to think I would be fine with all the words I’ve said. Yet I know if someone recorded all the words I said yesterday, I would not be proud.

I’ve said words out of hurt and anger. I was tempted to say words I knew better than to utter. The problem with being a wordsmith, is I know how to use them to give life and to injure. The same tongue I possess can be used to praise and to curse.

I don’t envy preachers. Every word uttered every week is analyzed, dissected and reinterpreted. I admire them for having the courage to face a congregation and proclaim the truth.

I drew this for the May, 2016 Church of God Newsletter.

Author: Kevin Spear

I am a marketing professional with a design flair, based in Clayton, Ohio. I specialize in digital and content marketing that increases brand awareness for small businesses and nonprofits.

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