GYC Seattle: Day 3

50: Buses 2500: Missionaries 25000+: Flyers passed out But it was so much more than that.  No amount of numbers or facts can capture the atmosphere of GYC: Seattle.  I can sense the thriving pulse of a new generation preparing, seeking, and flourishing.  I see it in the youthful energy in outreach; I hear it in the voices rising in …

GYC Seattle: Day 2

Acts: the Revolution Continues. I had been counting down the days until this year’s conference. Now my feet are aching, my throat is sore from talking, my mind is tired from concentrating, but I could not be more refreshed. Surely the presence of the Lord is in this place. Last night, Justin McNeilus summed up GYC in one word: faithfulness. …

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 …

How To Have the Most Fun at GYC

Or at least, my take on it. When I first started coming to GYC, I would remember every message, every speaker, and every conviction felt during each session. I would even remember who sang which special music for which evening. I learned so many new things, heard so many fresh thoughts that I had never heard before. My hungry and ignorant …

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; …