Jeff Lucas

Jeff Lucas: Offended by the minister

It’s confession time. One of the ministers at our church irritates me. He’s a nice enough chap, but I’m finding his preaching rather boring, and he preaches a lot. Sometimes I groan when I know it’s him again. He tries really hard, peppering his talks with anecdotes and warm humour. But recently I got to the point where I decided that if I had to listen to him preach just one more time, I’d end up breaking something.

The trouble is, there’s absolutely nothing I can do about it, because the irritating preacher is me. It’s one of the drawbacks of a busy speaking ministry:...

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