Ice. Ice. Baby.

The Nashville area woke up today to ice, sleet, rain, snow, and below freezing temperatures. And the forecast is that we’ll be in the deep freeze all week. Which means everything that’s falling is...

re:Tuned Discussion Starters from Grammy Winners

Our re:Tuned Discussion Starters take mainstream songs and help you use them as a jumping off point for a conversation with students. Here are 3 recent re:Tuned guides featuring Grammy winners from Sunday night’s show: Sam Smith: Stay...

What An Amazing 10 Days for KING & COUNTRY Has Had!

Imagine for a moment that you were in a band (and what youth leader hasn’t imagined that?). Now, imagine that over the course of ten days, your band would play events for YouTube and...

Made You Laugh

It’s the most universal of lyrics. The best of the fillers. The one part of the song everyone knows and sings along to. It’s the “Whoa” … or is it “Woo”? Or “Ohhh”? Or...

Heart of the Artist: Tobymac

Editor’s Note: Over the years we’ve done hundreds of “talkback” sessions with Toby and youthworkers. Every time it seems the Lord does something very special. This interview is part of one of those sessions. The entire “talkback” was...

The S-Word

Editor’s Note: This appears as the “Letter From The Editor” in the Music Resource Book for the new YLO98 “No! Not THAT again! We hear about that all the time! We’re sick of it!” That wasn’t the...

3 Faulty Foundations

Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Duffy Robbins’ book, Building a Youth Ministry that Builds Disciples: A Small Book About a Big Idea from Zondervan/Youth Specialties. Our mandate is to “go and bear fruit-fruit that will...

Halloween Resource Ideas

It’s Halloween week, and if you’re looking for some fun and festive resources, we’ve got ’em! Check out some of our favorite “creepy” music videos, including “Zombie” by Family Force 5, “Monster” by Skillet,...