Category: 2013


NAYC13 Wednesday Night

Posted by Sarah Hudspeth in 2013, Youth Congress. 1 Comment

8th August

“Speak for Yourself”

It’s hard to believe that it’s that time again: Ladies and gentlemen, North American Youth Congress has finally arrived!

Vans, buses, and cars journeyed from all across the country to the beautiful city of Louisville, Kentucky to attend the long-awaited “Gravity” themed event. The team at Insideout and the General Youth Division would like to issue you a formal welcome to NAYC 2013. Get ready for an incredible, life-altering few days. We are about to show the “KFC Yum Center” how to really host an event. So how about it, young people, who’s ready to turn this city right side up, and let our lives and what lies inside of us to be seen both inside and out? We may have traveled long and over many miles, fund-raised, and lost. countless hours of sleep; but the truth remains, … Read More »



Your NAYC13 News Source

Posted by Sarah Hudspeth in 2013, Youth Congress. 2 comments

5th August

#NAYC13
The GYD
Hyphen8
NATS
Project 22:39
The Afterburner
.…Congress, Congress, Congress!

There is so much buzz on social media about North American Youth Congress right now.  Thankfully, that will not be stopping any time soon—we are just getting started!  We have a group of dedicated individuals that will be working as your direct news source for all the happenings of NAYC13.

Can’t make it to Youth Congress this year? Have no fear.  You can stay up to date with the most exciting event of the year by following the General Youth Division social media accounts. Our teams will be keeping you updated, engaged, and pumped up about every session, service, and activity throughout the week.

With her team of photographers, Jessica Shurden will be capturing the epic moments that none of us will ever want to forget. These iconic photos will be posted to the GYD Facebook page … Read More »



Interview with NAYC Speakers: Kristin Keller

20th July

Our next interview for NAYC comes from Kristin Keller of Lancaster, Ohio. She will be speaking at the Hyphen young adults split session Thursday morning at 10:15 AM. So, students, it’s my pleasure to introduce you to one of your Hyphen speakers, Kristin Keller.

InsideOut: If you were stranded on a deserted island, what three items would you want to have with you and why?
Kristin Keller: A hammock, a good book, and a Diet Coke. I might as well pretend I am on vacation if I am stranded!

IO: Please tell us your favorite joke.
KK: My favorite joke is told every time (and I mean every single time) I go to a Chinese restaurant with my dad. We get through the meal, and I know it is coming as he reaches for the fortune cookie on the table. He breaks it open. … Read More »



Interview with NAYC Speakers: Nate Rios

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6th July

Our next interview for NAYC comes from Nate Rios of Columbia, Mississippi. He is scheduled to speak the youth workers session on Friday morning, August 9. So, students, it’s my pleasure to introduce you to Nate Rios.

InsideOut: If you were stranded on a deserted island, what three items would you want to have with you and why?
Nate Rios: 1) Cell phone so I can follow Twitter

2) A solar charger so I can keep my phone charged to follow Twitter

3) A cell phone tower so I can get service to follow Twitter and tweet for HELP!

IO: Please tell us your favorite joke.
NR: A young Hispanic boy wanted to enter the United States, so the border man replied, “You must use a sentence that has three colors.” The young man thought for a moment and answered, “I have one. The phone went … Read More »



Interview with NAYC Staff: A.J. Dummitt

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31st May

Our next interview for NAYC comes from A.J. Dummitt of Radcliff, Kentucky. He will be coordinating Project 22:39 at North American Youth Congress. So, students, it’s my pleasure to introduce you to A.J. Dummitt.

InsideOut: If you were stranded on a deserted island, what three items would you want to have with you and why?
A.J. Dummitt: 1) My family (if you consider them to be items). I would definitely not want to be anywhere without my family and especially my wife, Cathy, because HOME is wherever we are together. I absolutely love my family, and if they were with me, this would be a grand adventure.

2) My Bible. I would have said this would be even more important than having my family, but I have been in and around Bible quizzing for so long—and my children quiz as well—that wherever we … Read More »






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