YouLead February Video: Mike Clear

YouLead February Video: Mike Clear

Mike has been at Discovery Church in Simi Valley California since it’s inception. In his current role, Mike oversees the vision and leadership for all of Discovery’s Family Ministry environments. He also produces and co-hosts Discovery’s Family Experience called “Discovery Kidz.” We get the chance to listen in on a candid video with Mike as he talks about how he not only makes the most of the rhythms in his own life. But how he helps families to make the most of their everyday rhythms at home.... Read More
Death by Meeting Book Study, Week 4

Death by Meeting Book Study, Week 4

“It’s go time.” We’ve all had those moments, ready or not, when we need to move forward and take action on something that we’ve been preparing for. When it comes to making changes in our organizational behaviors, we can talk about it until we’re blue in the face but then, sooner or later, we need to put some action behind our words. This week, we’re taking a look at Part Five of the book, Death by Meeting. This section is entitled, “Resolution,” and gives readers a glimpse of what happens when... Read More
Mentoring Your Volunteers

Mentoring Your Volunteers

Within your student ministry, there is a group of people that may never know the life-giving connection of what it means to be a part of the body of Christ. They may never know your church beyond the walls of your student ministry. And caring for this group of people may not even be listed in your job description. It’s your volunteers. And part of the reasons why are very natural to the culture of student ministry volunteers. Let’s talk reality for a moment. Part of the draw for your... Read More
You Aren’t Alone

You Aren’t Alone

At Orange, we don’t have customers. We have partners. And that’s not just some catchy marketing word. We really mean it. In fact, we try and go out of our way to prove that to you. After all, partners don’t leave each other to do ministry alone. The best way we know how to demonstrate that is through our Orange Specialists. So, what exactly is an Orange Specialist, or OS? The role of an Orange Specialist is to build meaningful relationships with our partner churches. Through these... Read More
Let's get Together!

Let's get Together!

We’ve been having a great time talking and exchanging stories and ideas with Orange leaders at our meet-ups! And we have many more stops to go between now and The Orange Conference, April 25-27, 2012. Meet us at Chick-fil-A (or the next best thing in your area) to talk about the conference, network with church leaders in your area, get questions answered, exchange ideas and share game changers. And we can’t imagine you need any more incentive to attend, but just to sweeten the pot we... Read More