Another day of North American Youth Congress has come and gone, and God is working in so many ways on so many lives. With the expectation going into each event, it would be almost impossible to sit by and not be changed just by being at NAYC13. You see, Youth Congress is more than a social event; it is a revolutionizing agent used by God to change the lives of this generation and those around them.
Tonight, in the North American Talent Search students showcased their abilities through the worship arts. Such activities included worshipful piano pieces, spoken word, and painting, just to name a few. The students offering their gifts back to the service of God is the norm here at Youth Congress, and it doesn’t only happen in the talent search. For instance, there were two confirmed … Read More »
Thursday Day Sessions
Let me see the hands of everyone who woke up this morning completely awake and refreshed. Anyone? Anyone at all? How about the hands of those who had to drag their fellow youth group members out of bed this morning? Ahhhh, that’s what I thought. Sleep is for the weak! Well, when I originally started writing this article, I thought all of you NAYCers would sleep in and straggle into the morning general session around lunchtime. However, y’all flat out proved me wrong!
This morning, the arena doors opened at 8:30am, and not too long after, the corridors were flooded with NAYCers who wanted to get a “jump start” on the Jump Start session. If you were one of the early birds, you were treated with some incredible entertainment … Read More »
“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 »
.…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 »
The first transatlantic telegraph cable was completely laid out in 1866, made of 340,500 miles of copper and iron wire. It was designed to stretch 2,876.95 miles along the ocean floor. Once that cable was in place, you could use electrical impulses and signal code to send any message you wanted to the other side of the world.
On May 4, 2013, thousands of young people who pray and fast laid out a communication plan of their own called UPLINK. They sent out spiritual impulses using sacrificial code to send forth our message to Heaven. UPLINK is the day students link up all across America to call out and seek God’s face through prayer and fasting. It’s our day to bind together and send out our beckon, getting the attention of both Heaven and Hell.
In Bloomington-Normal, Illinois, our group … Read More »