An 11-year-old boy in US has been ordained as a minister in his family's church, and also preaches at a number of local churches. He is the latest in a long history of American child preachers - so what is the appeal?
Ezekiel Stoddard's head pops up only just above the lectern as he stands to deliver his sermon.
He turns the pages of his notes with a flick of the hand and a flourish, and speaks quickly and insistently, punctuating his words with a regular "Amen" or "Hallelujah", as he hops from verse to verse.
He's 11 years old, but dressed like a gentleman.
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