Staff Picks: Favorite Characters in Feature Presentation

Staff Picks: Favorite Characters in Feature Presentation

Feature Presentation is a monthly DVD that can be used in your Large Group environment to amplify the story. There are two videos for each week: 252 Story, a simple telling of the Bible story with a professional Storyteller and illustrations; and 252 Movie, a fully dramatized presentation of the story. Learn all the details of Feature Presentation here. 252 Movie uses a host of zany characters to dramatize the week’s Bible story, but we wonder which is the fan favorite. After much debate, here... Read More
January Editor’s Notes

January Editor’s Notes

We’ve heard you! Many of you like it when we talk about one book of the Bible all month long, so we can go a bit deeper. Others of you would like to see even more of a focus on the faith skills kids need to connect with a big God. So, this January seemed like a great time to do both and start our new year off well! It seems appropriate to focus on Proverbs since it all started with a young king who knew he needed help. God said He would grant him anything, but Solomon was smart enough to know... Read More
Get On Base

Get On Base

This week I got to see the newly released movie “Moneyball.” If you haven’t seen it, I don’t think I’ll be giving anything away here. The premise is simple; how can a small budget baseball team compete against a league filled with big budget champions? The protagonist comes up with some interesting ideas. • You don’t need home runs. • You don’t need the greatest players filling out every position. • You simply need to get on base. • If you keep getting on base you will eventually score and win... Read More
Investing in Parents Through FX Events

Investing in Parents Through FX Events

Each year at Orange Conference, we have an amazing collection of innovative Orange Leaders. We get the opportunity to learn from each other for a for a few days each year. At Orange ’11, Jared Herd decided to sit down and talk with a few folks, and we captured it on video. In this link, Jared talks with Adam Duckworth about investing in parents through FX events. Strap on your seatbelts because this interview gets a little wild—just another day backstage at Orange Conference! This... Read More
Don’t You Know Who I Am?

Don’t You Know Who I Am?

May 22, 1992.  It was a slow news day, except for the fact that it was the final episode of The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.  I worked at NBC Studios at the time—primarily with The Tonight Show, during its last year and a half on the air.  Just about everyone in Hollywood wanted to be inside Studio One at 5:35pm on this day. And you could get in…if you were on “The List”. Yours truly was the “lucky guy” in charge of that list. Fred de Cordova, Executive Producer, and Mr. Carson himself,... Read More
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