Category: 2017


North American Youth Congress 2017, Wednesday Night

Posted by Sarah Hudspeth in 2017, Youth Congress. No Comments

31st July

Faith Factor

Expectation was as high and so were the hairstyles as over 34,000 young people poured into the Lucas Oil Stadium for the first night of North American Youth Congress 2017.

The night began with the North American Talent Search as the sound of exuberant worship filled the stadium. Each contestant and group used their talent by singing praises to God. Following the talent search, Christian Life College took the stage and continued in the spirit of worship and praise. The church was then led in a focused prayer for the service. We were exhorted to pray not merely a simple prayer to receive something from God, but to experience a demonstration of God’s glory and power. At the conclusion of prayer, a powerful video began to play on all the screens that reminded us this is that which was … Read More »



Fallout

Posted by Editors Choice in 2017, Inspirational. No Comments

25th July

Whenever a major event occurs in the history of mankind, it is not the event itself which causes the greatest change; it is the fallout. They are the smaller, but numerous events that occur because of that great event.

For example, when Jesus gave His life for us on the cross, events were set in motion that would only grow as time passed. Twelve men had been given instructions, and by acting on those instructions, they turned the world upside down. You see, the disciples were the fallout. They spread out and burned through the ancient civilized world like a fire spreads through dry brush in a desert. Their passion ignited the passion within others, and eventually their passion led to the passion that is within your heart as you sit and read this article. Because of the disciples’ sacrifice, the … Read More »



Interview with NAYC Speakers: Andrew Romine

Posted by LJ Harry in 2017, Interviews. No Comments

18th July

Yes! You heard it. North American Youth Congress is just one week away. And NAYC 17 is chock full of anointed speakers and musicians who will be ministering in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis in just a few short months. We’d like you to get to know them before they preach to you and lead you in worship.

Our next interview comes from pastor from O’Fallon, Illinois, Andrew Romine.

InsideOut: If you were stranded on a deserted island, what three items would you want to have with you and why?
Andrew Romine: 1. My Bible. I never go without it, and I am going to need some hope and inspiration to survive—and something good to occupy my mind so I don’t go crazy.
2. A water filter. Do I need to explain why on this one?
3. One of those multi-tools. You know those things … Read More »



Interview with NAYC Speakers: Jason Staten

Posted by LJ Harry in 2017, Interviews. 2 comments

28th May

Yes! You heard it. North American Youth Congress is not that far away. And NAYC 17 is chock full of anointed speakers and musicians who will be ministering in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis in just a few short months. We’d like you to get to know them before they preach to you and lead you in worship.

Our next interview comes from pastor from Lexington Park, Maryland, Jason Staten.

InsideOut: If you were stranded on a deserted island, what three items would you want to have with you and why?
Jason Staten: 1. My Bible. Since I am providing this interview for Youth Congress, I think having my Bible is a must.
2. Toothbrush and toothpaste. I hate bad breath. I seriously have halitophobia.
3. Coffee. Not sure how to survive being stranded on an island without coffee.

IO: Please tell us your favorite … Read More »



Interview with NAYC Speakers: Victor Jackson

Posted by LJ Harry in 2017, Interviews. No Comments

28th April

Yes! You heard it. North American Youth Congress is not that far away. And NAYC 17 is chock full of anointed speakers and musicians who will be ministering in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis in just a few short months. We’d like you to get to know them before they preach to you and lead you in worship.

Our next interview comes from evangelist from Belleview, Florida, Victor Jackson.

InsideOut: If you were stranded on a deserted island, what three items would you want to have with you and why?
Victor Jackson: My Bible, portrait of my wife and son, and a gun with unlimited ammunition. My Bible because I would have all the time in the world to learn more about God, free of distraction. A family photo so I can reminisce about my family, and that would provide energy throughout … Read More »






FROM THE BLOG

We know you love to read! Go ahead and take a peek at some of our latest posts.

That Glorious Day

Senior Bible Quizzing is an amazing ministry, and with it comes the North American Bible Quiz Tournament (NABQT). For nearly an entire week, quizzers...

My AYC Story

Apostolic Youth Corps. The name itself stirs excitement in my heart and those of hundreds of other young people as we anticipate the release...

Recharge

Summer has arrived and is in full swing. The beaches are crowded, the malls are jam-packed, and every night is like a sleepover. I...

The Truth in the Trial

As I stood in the hospital room, looking down at my eleven-year-old sister taking her last few breaths, I asked a question we all...

Self-Harm Comes to Church

Self-harm, also known as self-injury, is something one in five young ladies and one in seven young men will engage in during their teenage...

Looking to Marry

It was a rainy evening in late September when we first laid eyes on each other. We were both in St. Louis, Missouri attending...

Don’t Take My Word for It

Summer time can be a challenging time in life as it is often a time of transition. Whether you find yourself entering or leaving...

This Day to that Day

Have you ever felt that heavy burden for the lost and hurting souls surrounding you as you walk through your school or you drive...

The Way Back from Loss

My senior year of high school started out with transition and change, just not the kind you have been planning for since your freshman...

2018-2019 Sheaves for Christ Scholarship Recipients

1964 is a pretty significant year. And not just because IBM announced a hip, new mainframe computer system that filled a room or because...

The Rain Reveals

“The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I’ve experienced many spiritual droughts in my life....