"This was raw God, and that's the business." | Mosesian Strategies
If you want to know what it looks like and sounds like when someone literally embodies their brand promise, and then delivers it with power, look no further than the sermon preached by The Most Reverend Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, at the Royal Wedding. Three key points: 1 – The Bishop knew he would have a global audience of over one billion people. The BBC is now estimating that viewership world-wide was 1.9 billion. For those of us who are public speakers, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity that we would metaphorically kill to have. Bishop Curry kept the message focused: the power of love. That's it. Everything he said related back to that one point of focus. He began with it, took people on a 13-minute journey, and came full circle to end with it: the power of love. The message, though unabashedly Christian, was all-encompassing, inclusive, and inviting. It was a message of revolution, of liberation, and of all of us as one human family. 2 – The