2017 Conference Plenary Sessions

Conference Plenary Sessions

Our speaker for the plenary sessions is Rachel Held Evans.

Rachel Held Evans is a New York Times best-selling author and popular blogger who writes about faith, doubt, and life in the Bible Belt. Her books include “Faith Unraveled” (2010), “A Year of Biblical Womanhood” (2012), and” Searching for Sunday” (2015). With millions of visits each year, her blog has become a renowned online hub for conversations about Christianity and culture.

Rachel has been featured on The View, The Today Show, NPR, Slate, The BBC, The Washington Post, The Atlantic Monthly, and Oprah.com. She also served on President Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

Her popularity as a writer also keeps her busy speaking across the country. Her speaking engagements include The Festival of Faith and Writing, the Q Conference, Trinity Wall Street, Princeton University, Austin Theological Seminary, Eastern University, Baylor University, the Gay Christian Network Conference, and the Wild Goose Festival.

Rachel, her husband, Dan, and their son Henry live in Dayton, Tennessee. They worship at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Cleveland, Tennessee.

More about Rachel Held Evans can be found on her website at www.rachelheldevans.com.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Click here for Plenary 1.  Time: 01:21:12       File Size: 74.3 MB

Click here for Plenary 2.  Time: 43:57       File Size: 40.2 MB

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Click here for Plenary 3. Time: 53:09       File Size: 48.6 MB