GYC Studies 2013 Report

It’s easy to think of social justice–otherwise termed social mercy and Christian service this past weekend–as simply a convenient, warm fuzzy-dispensing app or add-on to the OS of the Christian life. But service is paradigmatic.  It is, arguably, the OS. Service is the mindset with which Christians are duty-bound to interact with this spiritually and physically suffering world. Demonstrating love …

GYC Seattle: Last Day

The whole day had a very mission-minded accent—that last full day of GYC in 2012—from Wes Peppers’ morning devotional to David Shin’s evening emphasis on the sacrifice required for any revolution. But in the opinion of the author, the day peaked around 12:45 pm in the main meeting hall. The afternoon plenary was just finishing, and Vincent Samuelson–after sharing powerful …

The Power Behind the Revolution

Beyond being a historical record, the book of Acts is a testimony to the works of God in the early church.  The Acts Revolution was unlike any other before because the movement continues today!  The rise and progress of the early church is due to three forces: the Holy Spirit, the word of God, and human agencies. The presence and works of …

In One Accord

It’s all but cliché to point to the story of the disciples in the Upper Room, who had gathered together before the day of Pentecost.  Of course, it’s cliché precisely because it is so true. We know the verses: “And when they had entered, they went up into the upper room where they were staying: Peter, James, John, and Andrew; …

GYC in Europe: Day 5

Two appeals were made this weekend that will change Europe. Really. Ten years from now, when we’re looking back, we will be able to date ripples to this weekend–to July 23 and 24 to be exact. The first appeal was this: after his final address on Monday evening, David Asscherick made a call specifically to those European attendees who would …

GYC 2011 Recording List

List of GYC 2011 Recordings

To kick off the month of March, we want to encourage you to explore the audio and video resources from GYC 2011! For ease of accessibility, we’ve made a master list of the recordings from GYC 2011 so that you can find all of the main sessions, seminars, and totalCHURCH sessions on one page. We think you’ll find this resource …

In One Place

Those Crazy Millerites. . . It’s been almost 170 years now since the Millerite movement swept through New England with their powerful tent meetings. Those were exciting times. Intense preaching. Radical commitments. These people were yearning for the kingdom of God. They were a force to be reckoned with and would eventually catch the attention of the media. The prominent …