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A Conversation with Bob Sands on Sermons

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Join the Silicon Valley Speechwriters Roundtable in conversation with Bob Sands. Bob is an ordained minister and "preaching man". David Murray's recent PSA White Paper titled "A Provocation from the Pulpit: Dead Preachers Challenge Living Speechwriters" states that the lessons in a 1971 book on writing sermons "helped me clarify and articulate my ideas on good speechwriting. And to my occasional consternation, what I learned contradicts some of what I’ve taught speechwriters over the years, and what many of us have come to accept as true about our business." Download the free PSA White Paper here:
https://www.vsotd.com/Provocation-from-Pulpit

Bob will discuss his insights about crafting sermons and how it intersects with his work as a freelance speechwriter. He'll also share what he's learned from talking with the bereaved and share his advice for speechwriters who must deal with challenging topics based on his first-hand experience of difficult conversations.

Bob Sands is a speaker and speechwriter who has helped people and businesses tailor and tell their stories for the last 25 years. He has also been a Pastor, Entrepreneur, Coach and Radio Broadcaster.

Currently, he is focusing his time on helping individuals, businesses and organizations clarify and communicate their message. As the President of Sands Communications, Inc., he has given over 5000 presentations himself to every kind of group from Funeral directors to firefighters to CEO's. He has coached and written keynote speeches for executives, helped salespeople hone their speaking skills and developed communication strategies for both political candidates and elected officials. He is married to Pam and currently has two kids in college. A little-known fact is that Bob is a 6th generation native Floridian having gotten off the Ark with Noah.

Conference Call Details:

Tuesday June 19: 1145am - 1:00pm (Pacific)

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