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

YouLead February Research: What are the rhythms in your life?

According to the US Department of Labor and Statistics, most Americans spend 20 hours of their day sleeping, working and watching TV. So, the question is: Are these the things that matter most to you? Or are these the things that alienate you? Are there rhythms in your life that need to change or be rearranged in order to create a more compatible and sweeter harmony for your life? For kids, research will tell you the rhythms they establish in life can mold their health, happiness and security.... Read More
Death by Meeting Book Study, Week 3

Death by Meeting Book Study, Week 3

Who doesn’t love a good movie? One that’s filled with drama, conflict, and has you clinging to the edge of your seat for a couple of hours. A good movie rarely has us keeping tabs on the clock—instead, we find ourselves engaged, fulfilled, and wanting more. Can we say the same about our meetings? This week, we look at part four of the book, Death by Meeting, entitled, “Action.” In this section, we’re introduced to the wisdom of Will, Casey’s temporary assistant. Will is a young adult with a... Read More