sermons by ian banks

Moses and the Goldfish

I am going to start my stopwatch…

I read an article recently that said in the year 2000, TV adverts had to grab a persons’ attention within 12 seconds or they weren’t effective.

By 2013 that had dropped to 8 seconds. The attention span of a goldfish is said to be 9 seconds. So, longer than humans now…

Stop the clock – 8.75 seconds. The goldfish are still with me but I’ve lost the rest of you!

sermons by ian banks

What kind of people?

We’re being asked to choose: What kind of people do you want to be?

“Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God, the Lord is one; you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength”.

Moses says: is this how you want to be known? If so, you can do it. It’s within your grasp…