Religion: Don'ts for Preachers

For half a century Rev. Adolf William Meyer of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Yonkers, N. Y. has kept conscientiously shipshape. Last week he uprose to tell 150 fellow clergymen of the Atlantic District of the United Lutheran Synod of Missouri, Ohio and other States, sitting in Manhattan, how to preach successful sermons. First he counseled them to "get a good sleep Saturday night," warned them that "a torpid liver produces a dull sermon." To this admonition spry, old Dr. Meyer added four "don'ts" for lively preachers:

"Don't give a 'goody-goody talk'...

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