1 Corinthians 2:4-5
A pulpit ministry such as interpreting is a ministry that requires much prayer as means to maintain our honesty and openness before God, who is willing to use us as his mouthpiece. What is most needed in this ministry is not the eloquence of speech, but the essence that is the foundation of all ministry, which is the denial of self and bearing the cross.
This ministry requires the full realization of absolute dependence on God, not on personal strength and ability. A well-done preparation before serving, accompanied by prayer and humility before God is highly needed that he is willing to use us with our many inadequacies, to be filled by his direction and power when interpreting his Word so that the interpreted preaching may possess the same meaning and power as that the preacher delivers. May the Lord who has entrusted us this ministry be the one to equip and be with us in one spirit with his servant when the Word of God is faithfully preached. Soli Deo Gloria.