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June 5-8, 2024

You won't want to miss BLAST 2024! Get ready to explore your talents, dive deeper in your faith, make new friends, and have a lot of fun!

What is BLAST?

BLAST brings over 1,000 Nazarene youth and their church sponsors together to participate in a variety of special competitive events on Mount Vernon Nazarene University's campus. Through the events, participants are able to develop and explore their talents and abilities, and learn how to use them for God's glory.

GUEST SPEAKER: Chris Holcomb

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Chris Holcomb is a Pastor, Church Planter, Speaker, and DJ. He is currently the Executive Director of Vine & Branch Microchurch Network, an organization that plants authentic, discipleship, and missionally-focused churches in Oklahoma City. Chris also owns a business called Fresh Life Productions, where on the weekends, you can find him behind some turn tables DJ'ing for private events. He is married to his wife Hannah and has two daughters. With a passion to inspire and disciple the next generation, he enjoys preaching at youth events and conferences.


Mack Brock has been a worship leader for over 15 years. His greatest passion is to lead people into a heightened awareness of the presence of God and to see individuals experience the breakthrough God has for them through worship. He co-wrote “O Come To The Altar,” “Resurrecting,” “Here As In Heaven,” and “Do It Again” – each have had a significant impact on the church worldwide. Three of Mack’s songs have landed in the Top 50 on CCLI, and four in the Top 100 CCLI songs. Mack served as the music producer and a key worship leader with Elevation Worship for a decade and has led thousands in worship in arenas and auditoriums all across the United States. Mack is married with 2 children and lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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