Category Archives: 7.5 Every Day

The Video Music Awards scream SEX SEX SEX!

By Todd Pearage, New Hanover UMC, Gilbertsville, PA, toddp@newhanoverumc.org The MTV VMAs scream SEX SEX SEX! This night is clearly more about how many times you can twerk and how little you can wear and less about artistry of music and … Continue reading

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Carrying Music In Paper Cups

Guest post by Mark Pittman I like to think of myself as a fairly forward thinking person — especially concerning technology.  I seek out new gadgets and new ways to do things and revel a bit in my own latest-and-greatest superiority. … Continue reading

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Adele Can Relate

We probably should have been ready for it. Whenever Adele releases a new song, suddenly almost every girl in our youth groups will be listening to it non-stop! Youth leaders can become a hero to the girls in their groups … Continue reading

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Still buzzing about Alone Yet Not Alone

The buzz continues for the movie “Alone Yet Not Alone” and specifically about the OSCAR nominated-and-then-not-nominated theme song for the movie, performed by Joni Eareckson Tada. We posted previously about the song’s OSCAR nomination (and then its un-nomination), if you … Continue reading

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Made You Laugh

Like many of you, I spent a lot of time a few brief minutes this morning re-watching some of the Super Bowl ads from last night. I have several favorites, but right now I am appreciating Tim Tebow’s ability to … Continue reading

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YLO Anytime, Anywhere

We’re super excited to finally get to show you what we’ve been working on for the past few months … Youth Leaders Only membership now includes online access to thousands of Bible studies, chord charts, resources and more. We call … 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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Post-VMAs Roundup

Once again (for the 30th year in a row, if you’re counting … ), MTVs annual VMAs delivered some of the most talked about performances of the year. I’m not even going to attempt to add to the noise … … 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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The impact of Duck Dynasty

Guest post by Jerry Davis, Director interlinc Youth Leaders Services Department & Part-Time Youth Pastor Season 4 of Duck Dynasty is up and running and I am, yet again, blown away. I absolutely love the humor and candor of this … Continue reading

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