Rather than divert another topic, wonder what general time constraints do you pastors have in preparing an exposition of the Word? Text Outline Translate Diagramming Developing sermon Illustration Application Practice Typing final draft/notes (I use sentence outline that is 5-7 pages) For a Sunday Morning major exposition, it takes about 20 hours prep. For Sunday Evening about 1/2 of that. Add Adult SS and Prayer Meeting preparation and you have 40 hour work week in the study. You?