Category: 2013


Interview with NAYC Speakers: Ryan Dean

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24th March

Our next interview for NAYC comes from Ryan Dean of Bossier City, Louisiana. So, students, it’s my pleasure to introduce you to one of your Thursday split session speakers, Ryan Dean.

InsideOut: If you were stranded on a deserted island, what three items would you want to have with you and why?
Ryan Dean: A massive leather Bible with a waterproof case; a snorkeling kit; a flame-thrower—for weekend activities.

IO: Please tell us your favorite joke.
RD: Two deeply-in-love penguins stood and held flippers on a small iceberg as they floated atop the frigid waters of the Antarctic. Suddenly, a lightning bolt struck from a clear blue sky and split the iceberg in half. The two pieces slowly drifted apart from one another, creating a divide between the lovestruck penguins. Their eyes locked in intense sorrow as the blocks of ice were … Read More »



Interview with NAYC Speakers: James Maroney

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15th February

Our next interview for NAYC comes from James Maroney of Campbellsburg, Kentucky. So, students, it’s my pleasure to introduce you to one of your Friday general session speakers, James Maroney.

InsideOut: If you were stranded on a deserted island, what three items would you want to have with you and why?
James Maroney: Bible – for obvious reasons; something to hunt with – because I enjoy eating; sunblock – because I am a ginger.

IO: Please tell us your favorite joke.
JM: Don’t really have a favorite. When you have this personality, pretty much everything is a joke. Ask anyone who knows me!

IO: What is the funniest moment you have had while preaching?
JM: I’ve had too many slips of the tongue to mention any one in particular. Florida HYC 2007. That is all. Thank you.

IO: Why do you feel North … Read More »



Interview with NAYC Speakers: David McGovern

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30th November

Our next interview for NAYC comes from David McGovern of San Diego, California. So, students, It’s my pleasure to introduce you to David McGovern.

InsideOut: If you were stranded on a deserted island, what three items would you want to have with you and why?
David McGovern: Wow. I have so many questions regarding this question? How did I end up on this island? Are we talking a tropical island or an island off the coast of Antarctica? Why three items? And what in the world was I doing in the middle of the ocean to begin with?

I suppose if I have to be there, I’d bring a machete. I don’t even know how to use one, but I want to look cool when they rescue me. 2) A horse. That’s a no brainer—I would use it to travel … Read More »



Interview with NAYC Speakers: Jason Pearcy

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3rd November

Our next interview for NAYC comes from Jason Pearcy of Parsons, Tennessee. So, students, It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Jason Pearcy.

InsideOut: If you were stranded on a deserted island, what three items would you want to have with you and why?
Jason Pearcy: 1) A knife because every man needs a knife in every situation!! 2) A gun because you never know when you might need to shoot something!! 3) Duct tape because you can fix anything with duct tape!!

IO: Please tell us your favorite joke.
JP: A woman gets on a bus with her baby. The bus driver says, “Ugh, that’s the ugliest baby I’ve ever seen!” The woman walks to the rear of the bus and sits down, fuming. She says to a man next to her, “The driver just insulted me!” The man replies, … Read More »



Interview with NAYC Speakers: Tim Gaddy

5th October

Our second interview for NAYC comes from Pastor Tim Gaddy of Cabot, Arkansas. So, students, It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Tim Gaddy.

InsideOut: If you were stranded on a deserted island, what three items would you want to have with you and why?
Tim Gaddy: My Bible to hear what God’s saying, my iPhone to hear what my family’s saying, and a bar of soap (for obvious reasons).

IO: Please tell us your favorite joke.
TG: Tim Hawkins says Cracker Barrel biscuits will make you slap your mother.

IO: What is the funniest moment you have had while preaching?
TG: I was referencing a time I was working out and was wearing warm up type gym pants. But I called them “plastic pants” by mistake. Needless to say, guys in our church remind me how it sounded like I was … Read More »






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