Ten Orange 10 Tips…

Well…. it’s going to be a great week! All of us at Orange are in the home stretch for hosting 4,000 of our closest friends in Atlanta THIS week. There are so many new things going on this year! I thought I would give you just a brief “tip” guide as you make your final preparations.  And if you can’t join us this year, skip down to tip #10! Orange Tip #1: If you have an iPhone, be sure to download our new “Orange Conference” App. You’ll access new... Read More

No More Volunteers…

We are excited to have Craig Jutila returning to Orange this year. Craig will be hosting a breakout called, No More Volunteers. Craig has been providing leadership and creative resources for children’s ministry for over twenty years. He has served as children’s pastor at two churches, most recently with Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California, for 13 years. He has authored and contributed to more than ten books championing children’s ministry. Twitter:... Read More

See you in the Orange Leaders Lounge…

We are really looking forward to our bloggers returning this year to Orange! We hope that through their stories you will get a glimpse of what happens when you COLLIDE! Here are a few of the bloggers that will be hanging out in the Orange Leaders Lounge! Be sure to check out their posts all throughout the week. And if you will be at Orange, be sure to come say “Hi!” Matt McKee: www.mattmckee.me Amy Dolan: www.lemonlimekids.wordpress.com John Saddington: www.churchcrunch.com Kenny... Read More

Planning to launch a Family Experience?

Christine Kreisher serves as Director of Family Ministries in Pennsylvania, where she works with hundreds of volunteers to create relevant environments for families to learn the life-changing truth of God’s Word. Christine also produces and co-hosts their quarterly, out-of-the-box, family experience called “Family Fusion.” Her passion to reach unchurched families is evident in the way that she dedicates her time to develop outreach events that attract thousands of people... Read More

Baby Dedication Celebration

This is a topic that is near and dear to my heart! It’s something that we’ve done for many years at North Point Community Church. We’ve watched Baby Dedication morph and grow into an event that now serves an even greater purpose in our ministry to families. Baby Dedication is more than a great party where you celebrate the birth of a new baby. Baby Dedication is a strategic step in your partnership with parents. It’s your opportunity to give new parents a message that will challenge them to... Read More