Bruno @ the SuperBowl

Over 110 million watched Bruno Mars on the Pepsi SuperBowl HalfTime Show. All the kids in your group know his songs—including his participation with Mark Ronson on the hit song “Uptown Funk.” What do...

Vinyl, Cassettes, CDs, Downloads, Streaming

Over the 30 years of interlinc and Youth Leaders Only, we’ve seen it all. This email from one of our youth leader members is  “where it’s at” for kids, music, and youth ministry. We are bringing...

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...

“I haven’t seen a CD in years.”

I am the parent of a 19-year-old and 22-year-old. I serve on the Team interlinc Advisory Board, and I am always interested in what young people are thinking about their music and media. Last...

Star Wars Replaces…

Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.- Winston Churchill I have to confess, I got caught up in the Star Wars hype. I’m a first generation Star Wars fan and...

The Cross-Cultural Power of a Song

Here is a response from a German girl to a for KING & COUNTRY concert that interlinc arranged for the Willowcreek Association’s BASE CAMP Youth Leader Conference in Erfurt, Germany. Hi, I just have to say THANK YOU...

Get and Give

The paradox of the Christmas season is striking: people are giving lots of “stuff” and people are getting lots of “stuff.” We are all well aware the true message is what God gave us...

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...

Media Use by Tweens and Teens

This new study just came out today. Guess what? That “7.5” message we’ve been talking about – that 7.5 hours that teenagers spend on Music and Media every day? Well, it’s now up to NINE hours...

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...