David Gay writes: ‘I say that something is wrong with preaching today. Badly so. It is largely ineffectual. Or so it seems to me. Ineffectual? Judging by results – the fewness and quality of conversions and the low spirituality of the local assembly – preaching today does seem pretty ineffectual to me. This is the issue I want to raise... In publishing anything on this subject, of course, I know I shall inevitably condemn myself, and leave myself wide open to warranted censure.