Job Searching? Get Hired!

No matter how a person comes to be in the position of searching for a job, each applicant loves to hear those words: “You’re Hired!” Did you know that Orange helps you get there? Through OrangeLeaders.com, we offer a job board so that leaders in churches with open positions can post their jobs. If you’re looking for a job, be sure to check the board regularly for updates. We are happy to help churches find quality team members to join your staff. If you’re a... Read More
What’s New on Stuff Leaders Want!

What’s New on Stuff Leaders Want!

In an effort to provide you with resources to help you do ministry better, we want to let you know what’s NEW this month! Stuff For This Week We at Stuff Leaders Want are constantly writing, recording and researching to provide you with new resources every week. Each week, we will upload stuff for you, stuff for your volunteers and stuff for the parents in your church. Week 5 For You: The Synergist Book Preview For Your Volunteers: Social Plan: Strategy For Your Parents: Fight for the... Read More
Book Study: Losing Your Marbles/Playing for Keeps, Week 2

Book Study: Losing Your Marbles/Playing for Keeps, Week 2

Words/Time Words Matter: Expand Your Vocabulary We all have a tendency to underestimate the weight of our words—especially as it relates to the kids and teenagers that we care about. The way we see the world is shaped by the words we use to express what we see. We are able to see what we know now to say. Research has actually shown, in order to . . . think a thought, paint a picture, work a math problem, you need words. Without words—the simplest tools of communication—we are limited. So, if... Read More
The Power of Empowerment

The Power of Empowerment

by Ryan Stigile Too often, delegation is mislabeled as “empowerment.” It is an easy mistake likely made more often than we each realize. Delegation and empowerment can seem very similar, especially for the naturally task-oriented leader. But considering both their components and outcomes, it is clear that the two are drastically different. Delegation = Responsibility Empowerment = Responsibility + Authority Most of us are quick to delegate responsibility. It is the fastest way to shorten a... Read More