Creating Great Stage Sets

Creating Great Stage Sets

Janice Hunter, Director of Children’s Ministries at Hope Missionary Church in Indianapolis, sent us these great pic of some of their recent stage sets. Here’s how she does it: “One thing we discovered recently is that you can make custom-sized posters on Microsoft Publisher and then print them on 11×17 sheets of cardstock and then put them together like a puzzle! I just staple mine right up on the stage wall or sometimes I tape them together if they aren’t too... Read More
Announcing: Amber Sky Records Gift Cards

Announcing: Amber Sky Records Gift Cards

We have a new option for connecting your families with the music you use every week. Amber Sky Records now has Gift Cards available to help give families access to the music you use every week. They can be used as gifts for your volunteers, gifts for families, and even a family ministry resource to sell in your book store! These are just a few ideas. The gift cards are available in $5, $10 and $15 denominations and you can order them from www.OrangeStore.org. Bulk discounts are available.... Read More
“Couch Potato” Trophy

“Couch Potato” Trophy

What are you willing to do to earn the right to be heard? Have you ever thought of it that way? You need a hook. Research says that communicators have anywhere from 30 seconds to three minutes to grab and hold your audience’s attention. You can force them to sit there, but not to listen or engage with your content. Knowing that, after we’ve spent a lot of time researching and planning out the Bible story or principle—what we’re going to say—we spend even more of our time in long creative... Read More

What is YOUR Game Changer?

As I’m sure you have heard by now, the theme for Orange Conference 2012 is Game Changer. For our final Orange Conference free ticket drawing, we thought it would be fun to hear some of the game-changing moments in your life and ministry. To get you inspired, here are some of the Game-Changers from a few of our 252 staffers. Jon Williams All my life I have been a pessimist. There, I said it. Happy?  For the longest time this pessimism manifested itself as fear and I let this fear rule my life,... Read More
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