Hooray for Hollywood

Earlier this week, Angus T. Jones, the “Half” of TV’s “Two and a Half Men”, released an online video testimony in which he blasted his own show and asked viewers to stop watching. First...

Write Group: Ideas for Thanksgiving

Editor’s Note: We asked some of our Write Group members — the youth leaders who write the Bible studies and articles for our Resource Books — to share some of their favorite Thanksgiving ministry...

Let’s talk about cussing. Please.

I read a blog post this morning with the headline “The Power of Profanity”. The writer, Ryan Wasoba, talks about the restrictions his parents placed on his music growing up, and how it helped...

Would You Have A Beer With Jesus?

Guest post by Paul Turner Editor’s note: Paul is a youth pastor in Alabama and a long-time interlinc friend and contributor. He wrote this post for his blog today and I asked him if...

The return of Audio Adrenaline

If you’re a youth leader over the age of 25, you probably have some memories associated with an Audio Adrenaline song. For me, the band is a integral part of my soundtrack — songs...

Duck Calling and Youth Ministry

Season 2 of A&E’s hit show Duck Dynasty starts this week (10/10/12). On the surface, the show looks like it would have a limited audience … but if you’ll give it a chance, you’ll...

10 ways to remember students’ names

Excerpted from the YLO89 Feature Article “How To Care For Students” by Doug Fields See all our #BackToSchool themed posts here. This material is originally from the “Leaders are Learners: 15-Minute Youth Ministry Training”...

tobyMac (feat. Lecrae): Forgiveness

Download our discussion starter from YLO89 for the song “Forgiveness” We’ve already talked about the amazing few weeks Christian music has had on the mainstream charts. tobyMac’s “Eye On It” was the first Christian...

Caffeinating for a cause

Guest post by interlinc staffer Phil Baker YLO member opens missional coffeehouse John chapter 4 tells the story of a life changing conversation that took place at a well.  The same thing happens almost...

Looking past the numbers

What an amazing 14 days! Two weeks ago today, Owl City‘s new album “The Midsummer Station” released and immediately climbed to #1 on the iTunes album chart. Last week, tobyMac‘s “Eye On It” landed...