Pastoral advice. Be careful about what you hear and more careful about what you say. Live within your income. Be thoughtful of others. Know the Bible. Memorize Scriptures. Live with the poets. Carry 3×5 cards. Speak distinctly and clearly. Use humor to break up the sermons. Avoid superfluous words, Quit when you are thru. Have empathy as well as sympathy. Make no excuses. Be a gentleman everywhere. Give special attention to marriages, funerals, and baptisms. Keep the music standards high. No complaining. Be ethical.