What I Learned About Parenting And The Lost And Found

What I Learned About Parenting And The Lost And Found

by Gina McClain If I’ve learned one thing in children’s ministry it’s that parents aren’t looking for the Lost and Found Department until they’ve lost something. The same is true in parenting. Parents aren’t looking for a specific resource until they discover they have a need. “What do you recommend for a strong-willed child?” “Do you have any Bible Studies on best discipline practices?” “Where can I find more on teaching my... Read More
Making Ministry Connections

Making Ministry Connections

“You’re 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. So, 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... Read More
Three Sounds That Lead To A Great Christmas In Your House

Three Sounds That Lead To A Great Christmas In Your House

by Greg Payne Christmas—it’s a time of peace. It’s a time when all mankind seems to pause and bring out their best. It’s also a time when my family can turn on each other like Rottweilers fighting over a piece of bacon. This year, I’m going to try and remember three key sounds that help me have a great Christmas. I think if you listen past the sleigh bells you may hear them too. SOUNDS OF YOUR KIDS This is the best. For me, the sound of my home when my kids are there makes me feel like I can... Read More
How to Get to OC15 on a Budget

How to Get to OC15 on a Budget

by Kristi Porter April may seem like a long time away, but trust us; it’ll be here before you know it. Like, oh say, 142 days. And we don’t want you to find yourself wondering how you can get to The Orange Conference 2015. We want you here! So, we’re here to help. Here are a few suggestions that we’ve put together to help you stretch your dollars all the way to Atlanta. Throughout the year, we host contests to give away tickets. Follow this blog and/or @OrangeLeaders on Twitter for those... Read More
It’s Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Christmas: A Jingle Jam Giveaway!

It’s Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Christmas: A Jingle Jam Giveaway!

by Mike Clear Every year it’s the same thing—search for great Christmas music that families will love.  We want to play it in our church environments. We want to play it in our cars. We want it playing as we decorate the tree. Well, we think we have the perfect solution! It’s our new Christmas EP called “Jingle Jam” and it’s available now on iTunes! To celebrate the launch of JINGLE JAM on iTunes, we’re giving away some iTunes gift cards! Here’s what... Read More