– I posted my first poll in the community section of my YouTube channel
– “What would be your ideal Sunday lesson length – irrespective of teaching style?”
– 15 minutes or less – 0
– 15-20 minutes – 13%
– 20-25 – 25%
– 25-30 – 13%
– 30+ – 50%

Jesus – Sermon on the Mount and parables.
Lk 15:1-7 – 54 seconds
“Jesus called his disciples to him and said, “I have compassion for these people; they have already been with me three days and have nothing to eat. I do not want to send them away hungry, or they may collapse on the way.”” (Matthew 15:32 NIV11)

1. Long
– Develop thinking
– Establish a significant point necessary for the congregation
– Need the requisite skill

2. Short
– Digestible
– Attention
– Skill

– Irrespective of length, any lesson can be:
– Memorable
– Meaningful
– Worshipful

Questions: What length of lesson is your skill-set best suited to? What is the most helpful lesson length for your regular speaking context?

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God bless, Malcolm