The case for leveraging your spoken content into greater, repurposed value in the public square.
If you have been teaching long enough, you've heard that line. And, they're probably right; you should write that down, but who has the time?
An average speaker will speaking at around 100-200 words per minute and at the end of an hour, he might utter around 6,000 words. The question becomes, how do you capture that value and leverage it? Should that value be contained to the walls of a worship center, classroom or lecture hall, or could it be repurposed into greater venues like blog entries (typically 300-500 words each), social media posts (15-100 words each), editorial articles (800-1500 words each) or full length books (150,000 words+)?
For Immediate Release
August 6, 2014
Media: Contact Christopher Mann at (m/t) 260.508.3136 or Chris.Mann@ReSermon.com.
ReSermon will teach pastors, staff and volunteers how to repurpose sermon content into blogs, books and more for deeper ministry impact.
FORT WAYNE, INDIANA -- ReSermon officially opens its doors today as a niche public relations practice focusing on helping pastors repurpose their sermon content into blogs, editorials, books and more for greater ministry impact.
Founder Christopher Mann issued this statement:
“For over 20 years I have enjoyed helping elected officials and candidate articulate their vision for a better society and today I have the pleasure of launching a service that focuses on the unique communication needs and opportunities that pastors face.
“Every week, a pastor can invest up to 20 hours per week or more in a Sunday morning sermon, but in the age of the internet, delivering a sermon and then filing away the notes in a filing cabinet is similar to discarding an orange after taking one squeeze; there is a lot of juice left in that sermon. One sermon can produce between 3,000-6,000 words, which could be repurposed into blog posts, editorials for placement in newspapers and magazines, devotionals, and even books. ReSermon helps a pastor maximize his ministry by making his sermon discoverable and projectible.”
ReSermon offers these services:
About founder Christopher Mann
Christopher Mann's experience in professional communications spans over 20 years including tenures in missions, journalism, politics, business and higher education. His published work and media engagement have appeared in leading media outlets at the local, state and national levels.
Chris holds a bachelor's degree from Indiana University at Bloomington, an MBA from Taylor University. He is a graduate of the World Magazine Journalism Institute and has participated in numerous economics seminars sponsored by the Grand Rapids-based Acton Institute.
Chris is actively engaged in his community and his church. He is a past board member of Hear Indiana, an Indianapolis-based advocacy organization for deaf and hard-of-hearing children who are learning to hear and speak thanks to technological innovations like hearing aids and the cochlear implant. Chris and Ruth Mann raise their big den of Manncubs in the northern suburbs of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
By English: Cpl Erik Villagran [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons