Category Archives: Youth Leader Testimony

One On One

From YLO92 | By Todd Pearage, The Gathering Dayton, Ohio Editor’s Note: This month, as we all get in the back-to-school groove, we’re featuring articles from previous Youth Leaders Only Resource Books — articles that hit on some of the fundamentals of … Continue reading

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Why All The Mess?

Guest post by Rick Bundschuh from Kauai Christian Fellowship Editor’s Note: Rick is one of the coolest lunatics you’ll ever meet. We are proud to have him as a member of Team Interlínc, and as one of our WriteGroup contributors. His video … Continue reading

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Payday!

I decided to become a youth minister when I was a camper at summer camp. The camp was a small, under-funded, very-little-to-do-there place high in the Sierras that my church’s youth group attended each year. Our cabin’s counselor that week was the camp speaker—a theology professor … Continue reading

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“Alone Yet Not Alone” song up for an Oscar

UPDATE (01.31.14): The Oscar nomination for “Alone Yet Not Alone” was rescinded this week. While we don’t understand all of the politics or policies involved, we do believe that the brief spotlight on the movie and the song opened a … Continue reading

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Thousands of Likes, No Real Friends

Guest post by Mary Wilson Peed, Unkommon Media and William Huebner, Oakland Church of God, Distant, PA. Mary: When my generation was in middle school, we passed notes that had little boxes on the bottom, one for “no” and one for “yes.” … Continue reading

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5 ways to make a (music) connection

Guest post by Doug Ranck of Free Methodist Church in Santa Barbara, CA Here are a few tried and tested ideas for connecting with youth through music. Rule #1: Everybody has an opinion on what type of music they like Rule … Continue reading

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Turn It Up!

Guest post by Eric Gargus, interlinc WriteGroup and 15-year Youth Ministry Vet How are you handling the shadows and darkness when it comes? I’ll be the first to admit there are times I get so frustrated I’d like to throw things. … Continue reading

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Let’s fight for “One More Song!”

Guest post by Eric Gargus, interlinc WriteGroup and 15-year Youth Ministry Vet There’s something really special about most Christian albums. Back in my teenage years I would buy a cassette from my favorite secular bands (yes, I’m old but not … Continue reading

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Caffeinating for a cause

Guest post by interlinc staffer Phil Baker YLO member opens missional coffeehouse John chapter 4 tells the story of a life changing conversation that took place at a well.  The same thing happens almost every day at a Nashville coffeehouse … Continue reading

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The interlinc Festival Experience

Editor’s note: interlinc staffer Phil Baker was on the team that went to Heartfest in Kansas City, and he wanted to share his experience with our readers. This was my first Christian music festival with interlinc and it was a … Continue reading

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