David R. Mains
1) The Sermon Sucking Black Hole: Why You Can't Remember on Monday What Your Minister Preached on Sunday
Very little communication takes place between most pastors/priests and their congregants regarding the weekly sermon/homily. This lack of constructive dialogue has resulted in Sunday messages that are not only out-of-touch with where parishioners are living, but for the most part what's said isn't remembered much beyond the church parking lot. Dr. Mains contends that people in the pew can best judge when a sermon is helpful to them and when it isn't....