The Evil Social Media

…Or Is It? By Doug Ranck • Free Methodist Church of Santa Barbara, California “Nobody talks face-to-face anymore. It’s easier just to comment on Instagram.” “I don’t do social media. It takes too much...

Okay, You Have An iPad. Now What?

By Tom Hammel • SoCal Network Assemblies of God • Irvine, California If you are anything like me, you love technology! But, figuring out how to make it work beyond watching Netflix and playing...

The Power of Redemption

Rick Bundschuh, a member of interlínc’s WriteGroup and Team interlínc, recently posted this: Every once in a while, I have to get something off my chest. I contributed this bit to our local paper’s...

Helping Your Group Experience Worship

We’ve asked YLO’s editor Ken McCoy and his wife Jeannie (who’s the Modern Worship Director at their home church) to answer a group of questions about youth ministry and worship – questions that are...

Tips For Forming A Youth Worship Band

By Jim Murphy | Forest Lake, Minnesota There’s nothing that’s quite as exciting for kids as the idea of being in a band. To strap on that sweet cherry-red Strat and make it wail, drive...

Why Movies Matter (in Youth Ministry)

by Mark Pittman Transported to another place, moved to tears, scared out of our seats, or actually clapping in excitement, there’s no doubt that movies can have a serious impact. As a youth pastor,...

Everything is OK, or Not.

By Katie Lau,  Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation October 28, 2018. Sunday afternoon in the ‘Burgh. Gray skies with the occasional peak of blue. 48 degrees and a bit of wind. Battling my usual fall change...

Full-Size Candy Bars

By Rick Bundschuh, Kauai Christian Fellowship, Poipu, Hawaii from his book Don’t Rock the Boat, Capsize It I think it is the solemn duty of all pastors to pass out full-size candy bars on...

The Great Pumpkin Talk

Yep – Halloween is just around the corner. Longtime Team interlínc dude Mark Pittman created this talk when he was a youth pastor in San Diego. We’ve posted it before, and thought that now’s the...