Orange Tour Wraps Up in the Big Guava!

Orange Tour Wraps Up in the Big Guava!

We couldn’t think of a better place to wrap up the Orange Tour than the oceanside city of Tampa. After 12 stops across the nation, we’re ready to celebrate and enjoy this city’s warm weather and hospitality at our Lead Small event tonight and the main event tomorrow. In doing a little research on our final destination, we found some curious facts about Tampa we’d like to share. Use these to dazzle and delight your friends! Tampa has been rated in the top 10 of Runner’s World... Read More
Making Bigger Asks

Making Bigger Asks

by Elle Campbell One of the best things we can do to help a kid experience community is to give them a small group leader who knows them, loves them, and shows up consistently. But if there’s one thing every church probably has in common, it’s this: no one has enough consistent small group leaders. Maybe you don’t have very many leaders at all. Or maybe you have a bunch of leaders, but they’re not very consistent. So, how do we find more consistent small group leaders? How do we inspire the... Read More
Keep Austin Weird

Keep Austin Weird

by Matt McKee I made my first trip to Austin, Texas, back in the early 2000s. It wasn’t anything special, just a little trip through the town on my way from Dallas to San Antonio. I had no idea that the town had a motto, but, after the first visit, I understood why it did and why the motto was “Keep Austin Weird.” Since that first trip, I have had the privilege of returning to Austin at least 10 times. It truly is one of my favorite towns in the world even when comparing it... Read More