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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 »



Interview with NAYC Speakers: Tom Ellis

Posted by LJ Harry in 2017, Interviews. No Comments

26th March

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 former Ohio youth president and current pastor of The Calvary Church of Cincinnati, Ohio. So, students, It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Pastor Tom Ellis.

InsideOut: If you were stranded on a deserted island, what three items would you want to have with you and why?
Tom Ellis: 1. Fishing pole and tackle—recreation and food
2. Big knife—seems like the most versatile tool.
3. Flint—so I can build fires for food and heat.

IO: Please tell us your favorite joke.
TE: Knock, knock.
Who’s … Read More »



Interview with NAYC Speakers: Michael Ensey

Posted by LJ Harry in 2017, Interviews. 2 comments

27th January

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 first interview comes from our first speaker in Indy, our General Youth Division president, Rev. Michael Ensey. So, students, It’s my pleasure to introduce you to your president, Michael Ensey.

InsideOut: If you were stranded on a deserted island, what three items would you want to have with you and why?
Michael Ensey: I’m going to assume this deserted island doesn’t have any electricity, or surely it wouldn’t be deserted. (Am I taking this question too literal?) So, I would choose:

1. The Bible because … Read More »



I Believe in North American Youth Congress

18th June

Sheaves for Christ (SFC) is the fundraising ministry of the General Youth Division of the United Pentecostal Church International. Since its inception in 1953, over $124 million has been raised to fund missions and ministry around the world. While SFC is very global in its focus and impact, it also has a great impact right here in North America. The General Youth Division and each of our respective ministries would not exist without the investment of local churches through their support of SFC. District youth ministry would cease to exist without that same support. Simply stated, SFC is vital to the current success of UPCI youth ministry and also to the future of our movement.

One the most successful and impacting efforts of the GYD is North American Youth Congress (NAYC), the premier youth conference of the United Pentecostal Church … Read More »



North American Youth Congress, Friday Night

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

19th August

As the final night of North American Youth Congress had arrived all too quickly, attendees poured into the Chesapeake arena with great expectation. As the crowd shuffled in to find the best seat available, the North American Talent Search began with various apostolic bands seeking to offer their gifts for the glory of God. With each group of contestants, the students rallied behind their peers and voted on their favorite group.

Following the talent search and a few promotional videos, evangelist, Chris Green, led us in prayer as we prepared our hearts for the Word of the Lord. Each young person in the congregation was asked to place their hands on their head and bind all fear, doubt, and disbelief so God could work freely among us. Bro. Green proclaimed, “The spirit of prophecy is already in this place!” Expectation … Read More »






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