Monthly Archives: December 2013

How to write a speech quickly


My father, the late Dr Bruckner de Villiers (1923 – 2000) was a pastor in the day 1955-60, until he was excommunicated (but that’s another story). He knew how to write a speech quickly. He had to write a ‘keynote speech’ once a week, for close on 5 years. I asked him how he came up with ideas for his sermons and wrote them so quickly. “Simple”, he said. “Write from your own experience. So, […]

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