Holy Days the sermons might be 1 1/2 - 2 hours long with services in the morning and afternoon.
Weekly sermons tended to be shorter, usually 1 - 1 1/2 hours on any given Saturday.
How many of these men could have given their sermon in 15 or 20 minutes and actually gotten their point across? Just how many Bible verses needed to be quoted before peoples eyes glazed over? Apparently, ministers were trained to use as many as possible in order to impress the sheeple.
Could Herbert Armstrong have gotten his incessant rants about the "two trees" accomplished in 20 minutes or less?
And then there is Bob Thiel who preaches for 1 1/2 hours on 15 -20 different topics.
Take the poll in the right hand column and let your ministers know how long you are willing to listen to them preach!