Pulpit Humor

'But seriously folks': Humor's role in pulpit assessed

"The legendary British preacher Charles Spurgeon was once rebuked by a woman in his congregation who felt he used too much humor in his sermons. As Baptist historian Michael Haykin recounts the story, Spurgeon replied, 'Well, madam, if you knew the number of things that I refrain from saying, you would give me more credit.'"

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