06 Oct '15, 5pm

“There simply remains no greater apologetic than a life caught up in the story of Jesus...”

“There simply remains no greater apologetic than a life caught up in the story of Jesus...”

And with volunteers, a church staff and an audience that caught the vision and sang right along, it just…worked. It worked because my amazing booking agent, Jim Chaffee , rescued the event at a moment when we thought we’d have to give it up, organized all the logistic, and with the help of his partners Rose, Joy, and Craig, brought life and direction to “Why Christian?” it wouldn’t have otherwise had. It worked because St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral is a beautiful place made up of beautiful (and flexible!) people who gladly served more than 900 people communion from their Table. It worked because our volunteers were outstanding and took ownership over how best to welcome participants into this sacred space, thinking of all the little details that matter so much to achieving true hospitality. It worked because, in a way that far surpassed any previous conference experience ...

Full article: http://rachelheldevans.com/blog/why-christian-conference-...

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