Christmas most certainly still comes loaded with the imperative to shine; not just to shine but to blaze! The story of Jesus is more exciting, and relevant, and motivating today than ever before! The darkness that defines too much of the world around us is ever in need of this light.
For our team of guides that meant leading 4,104 pilgrims on an interactive journey that unwrapped, layer by layer, the deep, essential, elemental meaning of the nativity, and the promise that (still) is Jesus.
All told, we hosted 1,040 guests Friday evening. On average, in the groups I led through as a guide, more than two-thirds were first-time visitors and new to the experience