Friday, 12 September 2008

Post NYA

Finally getting round to posting some Youth Assembly feedback. First of all can I just say thanks to all the staff, both from CoSY Towers and the Apex Hotel, for a wonderful weekend. We shall miss Dundee (not as much as that Domino's will miss us) but according to The Good Doctor we are moving to Stirling for next year. Morning jog to the Castle anyone?

In my opinion this year's event was incredibly different from last year's. I don't know if there was a different attitude from all the delegates or if the presence of Mark Yaconelli just gave the place a different vibe, but i got a lot more out of it this year than I did my last. The Late Night Worship sessions, especially the quite worship with Callum and Craig was like nothing I have ever experienced before, and it is one of the most spiritual times of my life. Thank you to all who were in Dundee for sharing and adding to what was an amazing experience.

And one final word on Mark Yaconelli. I really didn't know what to expect from him and so I
turned up on Friday evening with an open(ish) mind and was completely blown away. His stories were inspirational and the fact that he could open up to us like he did meant that I, and I'm sure most of the other delegates, took an instant shine to him that I don't think will ever wear off. If speakers at future events are even half as passionate as Mark is, we ain't gonna go far wrong. The man is a legend in my eyes.



La-bonne-vie said...

Mark Yaconelli = LEGEND!!!:)

Burnsy said...

he is that