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Why I’m a Pastor and Still a YLO Member

By Jeremy White • Valley Church • Vacaville, California Once a youth pastor, always a youth pastor, right? Regardless of whether a title changes as mine did a few years ago, I will always treasure my fifteen years in youth … Continue reading

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RISEN – A Youth Pastor’s Review

Rated PG-13 for Biblical violence including some disturbing images. Starring Joseph Fiennes, Peter Firth and Cliff Curtis, Directed by Kevin Reynolds As a Christian, I loved how this film was an exciting new look at the crucifixion and the events … Continue reading

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Deadpool

Review By Todd Pearage, Team interlinc WriteGroup member, toddpearage@me.com February 12, 2016 Rated R: strong violence, language throughout, sexual content, graphic nudity. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein and Brianna Hildebrand Directed by Tim Miller PLEASE UNDERSTAND, THIS MOVIE IS … Continue reading

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“I haven’t seen a CD in years.”

I am the parent of a 19-year-old and 22-year-old. I serve on the Team interlinc Advisory Board, and I am always interested in what young people are thinking about their music and media. Last week, I had the chance to … Continue reading

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Star Wars Replaces…

Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.- Winston Churchill I have to confess, I got caught up in the Star Wars hype. I’m a first generation Star Wars fan and rather than break out the advent … Continue reading

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Get and Give

The paradox of the Christmas season is striking: people are giving lots of “stuff” and people are getting lots of “stuff.” We are all well aware the true message is what God gave us and how He delivered us through … Continue reading

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Taylor Swift: Pop Star or Preacher?

A few days ago, I joined 15,000 people at the first of two sold-out Taylor Swift concerts in Nashville. Her 1989 World Tour is a spectacle, to say the least. As most everyone knows, Taylor began her music career in … Continue reading

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What We All Should Learn From Ashley Madison

Guest Blog from Ron Boehme of Youth With A Mission Up until six weeks ago, I had never heard of Ashley Madison. I thought she might be the great-great-great granddaughter of James Madison, the fourth president of the United States. … Continue reading

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The VMA’s: What’s a Youth Leader To Do?

Every year, for the last 32 years, MTV has broadcast the Video Music Awards into millions of living rooms. Each time it seems they try and top the prior airing with a show that’s even more outrageous than the last (good luck with … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Straight Outta Compton

Rated R for language throughout, strong sexuality/nudity, violence, and drug use. Starring Jason Mitchell, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Aldis Hodge, Corey Hawkins, R. Marcucs Taylor and Paul Giamatti. Directed by F. Gary Gray (Law Abiding Citizen and The Italian Job). In the mid-1980s, … Continue reading

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