If that is an accurate description of your church services, then I feel very sorry for you. We enjoy hearing our pastor preach, and learn from his teaching: often people will line up and ask questions as they head out the door after the service.
Originally Posted by JohnDB
We always have our Bibles with us in church, and when the pastor tells us to turn to a certain passage, he gives everyone some time to get to it before he continues to preach. I remember the preaching better, too, if I am following along instead of just sitting in front of a screen, like a TV.
To each his own, I guess.
If the Book be not infallible, where shall we find infallibility? ... Are these correctors of Scriptures infallible? Is it certain that our Bibles are not right, but that the critics must be so? ... We shall gradually be so bedoubted and be criticized that only a few of the most profound will know what is Bible and what is not, and they will dictate to the rest of us. I have no more faith in their mercy than in their accuracy... and we are fully assured that our old English version of the Scriptures is sufficient for plain men for all purposes of life, salvation, and goodness. - C.H.Spurgeon