Category: 2015


North American Youth Congress, Wednesday Night

Posted by Sarah Hudspeth in 2015, Youth Congress. No Comments

5th August

More than a Covenant

The first ever sold out, overflowing, North America Youth Congress has finally arrived. Years of preparation, fundraising, prayer, and fasting have led us to this moment. Lines formed hours in advance to the three designated entrances of The Chesapeake Arena. Registrants flooded into the arena in preparation for an incredible opening night of NAYC. Over 18,000 young adults have stormed the city bringing a thunder like Oklahoma City has never seen.

My Hope Radio and the North American Talent Search kicked off the evening with eight soloists from all across the nation. Each of the contestants showcased their God-given talents in an act of worship back to Him.

After a time of prayer and announcements, the worship team led by Jessica DiGiovanni stepped onto the platform leading us into a time of worship. Following this opening … Read More »



Interview with NAYC Speakers: Raymond Woodward

Posted by LJ Harry in 2015, Interviews. No Comments

25th July

North American Youth Congress is almost here, and NAYC 15 is chock full of anointed speakers and musicians who will be ministering in Oklahoma City in just two short months. We’d like to you to get to know them before they preach to you and lead you in worship.

Our next interview comes from our Friday morning Hyphen split session speaker and pastor of Capital Community Church, Pastor Raymond Woodward.

InsideOut: If you were stranded on a deserted island, what three items would you want to have with you and why?
Raymond Woodward: I’m supposed to say Bible in here somewhere, right? So, here goes. A Bible, an Internet connection, and a BOAT! Hello! And, if I get to pick the island, let’s make it Prince Edward Island. That’s right next to New Brunswick so I won’t have to row so far. I … Read More »



Interview with NAYC Speakers: Brad Fain

Posted by LJ Harry in 2015, Interviews. No Comments

27th June

North American Youth Congress is almost here, and NAYC 15 is chock full of anointed speakers and musicians who will be ministering in Oklahoma City in just two short months. We’d like to you to get to know them before they preach to you and lead you in worship.

Our next interview comes from our Thursday morning youth workers split session speaker and family pastor of Atlanta West Pentecostal Church, Pastor Brad Fain.

InsideOut: If you were stranded on a deserted island, what three items would you want to have with you and why?
Brad Fain:
1. Bear Grylls Knife: it would make me invincible! I could start fires, make other weapons, make shelter, etc.
2. Parachute cord: to fish with, make bedding, and catch food
3. Water

InsideOut: Please tell us your favorite joke.
BF: I always loved the joke about the little boy who was lying … Read More »



Interview with NAYC Speakers: Aaron Batchelor

Posted by LJ Harry in 2015, Interviews. No Comments

29th May

North American Youth Congress is almost here, and NAYC 15 is chock full of anointed speakers and musicians who will be ministering in Oklahoma City in just a few short months. We’d like to you to get to know them before they preach to you and lead you in worship.

Our next interview comes from our Friday morning teens split session speaker and pastor of New Life Center, Pastor Aaron Batchelor.

InsideOut: Please tell us your favorite joke.
Aaron Batchelor: Knock, Knock.
Who’s there?
Interrupting cow.
Interrupting cow w…?
MOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

IO: What is the funniest moment you have had while preaching?
AB: My wife sent me a kind note in the middle of my message. It was delivered by one of our young men, and it read, “HONEY, YOUR ZIPPER IS DOWN!” Unfortunately, I was standing behind our glass pulpit at the time and there was nowhere to … Read More »



Interview with NAYC Speakers: Jason Huckaby

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2nd May

North American Youth Congress is almost here, and NAYC 15 is chock full of anointed speakers and musicians who will be ministering in Oklahoma City in just a few short months. We’d like to you to get to know them before they preach to you and lead you in worship.

Our next interview comes from our Thursday morning general session speaker and pastor of Lakeview Pentecostal Church, Pastor Jason Huckaby.

InsideOut: If you were stranded on a deserted island, what three items would you want to have with you and why?
Jason Huckaby: 1. My Bible–it’s multi-functioning and therefore would work well as a pillow. And my Bible has rescued me many times before.
2. Pour over system for my coffee
3. And most importantly, I would take my family. I know my family is not an item, but we are a package deal.

IO: … Read More »






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