History of the Summer of Love — 1967

By Bill Petro • billpetro.com The Summer of Love was fifty years ago, the summer of 1967, with its epicenter in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood. It was a summer of sex, drugs, and rock...

The Fidget Gospel

By Brooks Gibbs | SermonShare| Spring Hill, Tennessee Every once-in-a-while someone invents a toy that captures the obsessions of children all over the world, sending their parents into a mass consumer hysteria. The Rubik’s...

What To Unpack From Camp

By Paul Turner • Pleasant Grove Assembly of God • Pleasant Grove, Alabama Your son or daughter will be coming home from camp soon. In addition to shirts, pants, and underwear they will be unpacking their problems, victories, and...

Rend Collective: The Campfire

NOTE: This is one of the articles about “Camp” to which Youth Leaders Only members have free access. To read the other articles, join YLO!  We’ve created a playlist that really goes along with this blog – Rend Collective‘s...

In Defense of Summer Camp

By Jeremy White / Valley Church / Vacaville, California / jwhite@valleychurch.com NOTE: This is one of the articles about “Camp” to which Youth Leaders Only members have free access. To read the other articles, join YLO!  My parents could never afford...

Payday!

By Ken McCoy / JumpStart Ministries / Charlotte, North Carolina / kennymac@mac.com NOTE: This is one of the articles about “Camp” to which Youth Leaders Only members have free access. To read the other articles, join YLO!...

He Is Risen

Greetings and Happy Easter Co-laborers in Youth Ministry, God became one of us, lived the perfect life, offered Himself as the sacrifice for our sin, and rose from the dead. This message has changed our...

The Counter Culture

By Allen Weed / interlinc / Franklin, Tennessee Chuck Girard of pioneer Jesus Movement band Love Song sharing with group of CCM musicians. Last evening I had the unusual privilege to spend several hours...

“Saper Vedere”

By Joel Van Dyke, Director, Urban Training Collaborative Street Psalms, Guatemala City, Guatemala “Too often, we want to move into mission without saper vedere (before ‘knowing how to see’), and in doing so we...