I am and will always be an admirer for anyone who understands that the shorter sermon, the shorter meeting, the shorter training session, and the shorter story are almost always the best versions of those things.
Time is our most precious commodity. In truth, it's our only precious commodity. Honor it as such. When standing before a group of people, I have an obligation - a duty - to be relevant, engaging, entertaining, and concise.
Every single time.
If my meeting is scheduled to last an hour, and it lasts exactly one hour, I have failed. The goal should not to fill the hour but to accomplish my goals in less than the allotted time.
This is what is known as being efficient. The definition of this word is one of the most beautiful collection of words in the English language:
Efficient: achieving maximum productivity with minimum wasted effort or expense.
Strive to be efficient in all things, including meetings. These ministers get it.