How to Listen to a Church Sermon

How to Listen to a Church Sermon

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New York, NY

#1 Sep 6, 2006
"How do you listen to a church sermon?" asked Jake Wally of Bristol, Tennessee. It was an innocent question coming out of Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting.

Carla Boynton squinted, like she'd heard something not quite right had come out of somebody's mouth. And Lisa Bitters removed a pack of chewing gum from her pocket, unwrapped a stick and stuck it into her mouth and said "What do you mean?"

"How do you listen to a dry sermon like that one?" Jake said. "I nearly didn't make it. It was like crossing the Mohave desert without a drop to drink."

"The spring rain technique works for me," said Ken Pallows. "I let the minister's voice pour over me like a spring rain you got caught in. If I see a puddle, I jump it or

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