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North American Youth Congress, Friday Morning

Posted by Sarah Hudspeth in 2015, Youth Congress. 2 comments

7th August

The final day of North American Youth Congress has arrived, and with it comes the buildup of faith and power—a concoction producing an atmosphere in which the impossible becomes reality.

The doors opened as thousands of young people poured into the arena, passionately defying the standard of the millions of others who surround them on a daily bases. These young people are driven. But, what is it that drives them? Faith. Faith in the powerful and demonstrative manifestation of the Word of God.

As the students prepared to head off to the split sessions, a short film was presented. This video, “Citizenship,” produced by Ryan Trimble, spoke to the hearts of many in the arena who wanted so desperately to be used of God. It challenged the apostolic young adults to take a stand for their citizenship in God’s kingdom, for … Read More »



North American Youth Congress, Thursday Morning

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6th August

As the second day of North American Youth Congress commenced, thousands of apostolic young people poured into the Chesapeake Arena for the early Jump Start session which included worship and icebreaker activities. From here, the attendees were dismissed to their various split sessions, which catered to the different demographics of NAYC. The teen sessions was led by Bro. LJ Harry, Bro. Fain spoke to the Youth Workers’ session, while Bro. Darrell Johns preached to the Young Ministers, and Sis. Kristen Keller ministered to the Hyphen session.

Following the split sessions, the young people reunited in the arena where you found a plethora of glowing tambourines and neon cups in the hands of roughly 20,000 attendees. The congregation used these to pound out music to the beat of the service count down. After the final shakes of tambourines and clashing of … Read More »



North American Youth Congress, Wednesday Night

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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 »






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