Have you ever fallen asleep during sacrament meeting? Don’t worry, it happens to the best of us. However, you don’t want to be the one putting others to sleep while you share a message—as if you weren’t nervous enough giving a talk to the whole ward! So if you have to speak in church next Sunday and want to do it well and keep people from sleeping, then here are a few do’s and don’ts that you may want to keep in mind while preparing your talk.
Stay On Topic
Personal stories and experiences are a wonderful addition to talks and show how the gospel has applied in your life. However, having tangents that take up the majority of your talking time isn’t always the best way to teach others.