Most weeks, my sermon looks a lot like this:
So I was gratified to come across this argument against manuscripts by David Prince:
As Martin Luther said in his Church Postil of 1522, the church is a “mouth house” not a “pen house.” Further, Luther explained, “The apostles wrote very little, but they spoke a lot… Notice: it says let their voices be heard, not let their books be read” (A. Skevington Wood, Captive to the Word: Martin Luther. Doctor of Sacred Scripture, 90).
It took a lot of work to get to that sticky note. As a preacher, I mean. It still takes a lot of work every week to get to that sticky note: