If you were about to host a three-hour radio show on hundreds of stations in the middle of an exhausting week, what would be the last thing you would want to do?
Well, if you are Glenn Beck you tell everyone to deploy to the Old City of Jerusalem for a full rehearsal of the opening to Wednesday's Restoring Courage program.
And, if you are Glenn Beck, you decide to do this less than 60 minutes before your radio show begins!
But, of course, it turns out to go flawlessly and the powerful moments in the rehearsal trigger more than a few goose bump moments.
Two videos for you.
The first is a preview message from Beck direct from the site:
The second is part of Beck's rehearsal with the orchestra which I captured on my handheld camera -- so this is raw, unedited video direct from the site:
And here, in no particular order, are a few dozen pictures from the rehearsal: