Notes From #OC16 : Clarifying the Win for Engaging Parents

Notes From #OC16 : Clarifying the Win for Engaging Parents

We know everyone can’t be everywhere at Orange Conference (and some of you are at home), so here’s some of what you missed from Will Hutcherson’s breakout, “Clarifying the Win for Engaging Parents.” Engaging Parents When we get to Mondays, we pass the baton to parents Change your perspective: Parents have always had the baton! We just borrow it on Sundays. When we engage parents, we go further, faster. The problem: most parents feel ill-equipped. Idea: Do a parent... Read More
Notes From #OC16 : Looking at the Next 52 Weeks as a Marathon Not a Sprint

Notes From #OC16 : Looking at the Next 52 Weeks as a Marathon Not a Sprint

We know everyone can’t be everywhere at Orange Conference (and some of you were at home), so here’s some of what you missed from Mike Park’s breakout, “Looking at the Next 52 Weeks as a Marathon Not a Sprint.” In the last year have you been thriving, surviving, or barely alive? When Ministry Feels Like a Sprint: Faster is better than slower Shorter is better than longer Success is more about numbers than stories Other people/ministries/churches feel like... Read More
Notes From #OC16 : First Year in Ministry

Notes From #OC16 : First Year in Ministry

We know everyone can’t be everywhere at Orange Conference (and some of you are at home), so here’s some of what you missed from Jim Wideman’s breakout, “First Year in Ministry.” Same action always brings the same results. If you want something you haven’t had, you have to do something you haven’t done. @jimwideman #OC16 10 Smart Things To Do: 1. Do your homework. Before you start changing things, understand your church culture. @jimwideman #OC16 2.... Read More
Notes From #OC16 : Using Music to Keep Preschoolers Moving

Notes From #OC16 : Using Music to Keep Preschoolers Moving

We know everyone can’t be everywhere at Orange Conference (and some of you are at home), so here’s some of what you missed from Jenna Kuykendall’s breakout, “Using Music to Keep Preschoolers Moving.” Model worship and make it fun! @JennaK #OC16 Make sure the hand motions are age-appropriate. @JennaK #OC16 Ask other adults in the room to help you. @JennaK #OC16 Many thanks to Barbara Graves, First Look Orange Specialist, for Live Tweeting this... Read More
Notes From #OC16 : Managing Personalities on a Team

Notes From #OC16 : Managing Personalities on a Team

We know everyone can’t be everywhere at Orange Conference (and some of you are at home), so here’s some of what you missed from Amber Baker’s breakout, “Managing Personalities on a Team.” Choose an assessment tool Path elements profile Real colors personality test Create a common language Helps you speak in the language of the listener Helps you know who you are working with Establish trust – trust means confidence Be honest Tell the truth Use simple... Read More
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