Tag Archives: Ministry Resource

Make the most of Christmas movies

The holidays are the perfect time for a low-key movie night with your students. But don’t miss the opportunity in the middle of the popcorn and beanbags to shine a light on the true meaning of the season. We’ve had … Continue reading

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The City Harmonic: Manifesto

There’s been a lot of talk about new band The City Harmonic. They performed at NYWC in Atlanta in November and everyone was buzzing about it afterward. We featured their album “I Have A Dream (It Feels Like Home)” in … Continue reading

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Balancing Act

Written by Rick Bundschuh Early in my youth ministry career, I used to get a little guilty as I drove off for a couple hours of surfing in the morning. On the way to the beach I would pass all … Continue reading

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“Deer In The Headlights” video from Owl City

We offered the Bible study for this song a few weeks ago. Click here to download the PDF. And enjoy the video!

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Don’t leave all the great music at the festival!

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Tuesday (Thursday) Tools: Anthem Lights “Can’t Shut Up”

I completely lost track of time this week. Here’s our free resource … hey, it’s still a day that starts with a “T”. Click here to learn more about Anthem Lights. Click here to download a PDF copy of the … Continue reading

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Mixed Messages

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the dual personality of mainstream music. It seems that so many artists say and do things (in conversations or interviews and with their music) that totally contradict each other. This is nothing new, … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tools: Free Owl City download

iTunes is offering the new Owl City single “Deer In The Headlights” as a featured free download this week only (June 14-20). And to help you use the new song, our Editor Ken McCoy wrote a Bible study that we’re … Continue reading

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Worship in your student ministry

We talk a lot about the important role youth leaders play in introducing students to great Christian music. Another crucial element of music in your student ministry is worship. “Worship” shouldn’t be relegated to the grown-ups in “big church.” It’s … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tools: Brenton Brown’s “Joyful”

Okay, okay, so technically it’s Wednesday … but the holiday weekend threw me off a day! Here’s a great song and chord chart for your worship band: Brenton Brown’s “Joyful” from his latest album “Our God Is Near” (featured in … Continue reading

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