Quoted: M. D. Treece on Ministering

There is one thing for sure; if you are going to minister, you will have to study from now until Christ comes. There is no way around it, nor is there a substitute for it. The minister who finds it hard to concentrate on study may exist for a while on a song or a story, but he must eventually expound on the scripture and its importance in the lives of his listeners. Then he prays for a little dispensation of grace and then moves – really moves.