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Monday, February 25, 2013

Adventures in Life: Winter Jam 2013

Daniel and I got to do something super fun this weekend. 
We got to attend Winter Jam 2013
A friend from church had box seats from his company that were not being used, and he generously let us use the tickets!  Not only did we get great seats, we also got to park in the VIP lot and go in a special door with no waiting - we have NEVER felt so cool! The venue was totally sold out (over 10,000 people they said!), and they had to turn people away. We got to see some great performances from Christian artists like 

It was so cool to hear the crowd singing along with her to this song!

All of the songs he performed came from the stories of real people's lives. It was so powerful when he shared the story behind his song Forgiveness. (Warning: I needed tissues when I heard this story!)

And the artist who totally 'stole the show' was

Ok, one last video 
(by the way, you may need to click over to the actual blog if you are not able to see the above or below videos)

There were plenty of serious moments, and seriously funny moments.
This is one of them!
Have you seen/heard about the Harlem Shake videos that are everywhere on YouTube?
Well the whole crew of Winter Jam did a Harlem Shake video and they showed it at the concert. 
It's pretty funny! 
(Wow! I think that is the most videos I've ever posted in one day!)
Did you get to do anything fun and exciting this weekend? 


  1. How fun! I have been hearing adverts for Winter Jam for several weeks and we would love to attend when it comes to Champaign. Love, love love wbgl radio station. That Matthew West song is something else, isn't it? I would love to know the story behind it. Have a great day!

  2. Totally awesome! I wanted to go to Winter Jam this year but couldn't make it. Next year, I am totally going!

  3. I listen to AFR (American Family Radio) every morning and JJ and Ron have been talking about Winter Jam for weeks. I'm so glad you were able to attend. What a wonderful opportunity!