Good Work Matters: The Surprising Story of the Oxygen Mask

Reid Kapple, an associate pastor at Christ Community Kansas City, shares an experience he had losing cabin pressure mid-flight — and then discovering the company who manufactured the mask that saved his life.

Why this matters: First, this is simply a really good and inspiring story on why work matters. But beyond that, it is a great example for pastors on the value of affirming people’s work — and one way to do that which had quite extraordinary results.

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Reid has served on staff at Christ Community Church Kansas City since 2008. He is married to his best friend, Megan, and they have the joy of being the parents of Lula, Jane, and Pearl. Reid studied rhetoric at Kansas State University, and is currently finishing his Master of Divinity degree at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.