Preach Magazine Issue 1 - Creativity and innovation in preaching - Page 40

40 FEATURE FOUR STREAMS OF REFRESHMENT THE OFFICE Of course, you wouldn’t – but for 84, Betty’s short term memory was pretty keen. And she’s persistent. Monday morning, you obligatorily open your notes – ‘Just get it over with’, you tell yourself. You review. Last week: ‘Accept Jesus, know Jesus, reveal Jesus’. Well, that was a fluke. You flip to a few weeks previous: ‘The value of personal Bible reading’. Okay, not exactly the same. You look through your illustrations – okay, maybe you’ve repeated a few over the summer. They’re great illustrations, aren’t they? So what if they’ve been heard a hundred times? As you set your notes down, you have a sinking feeling in your stomach