Be The One Who Gets It Done: Commit To Completion

Be The One Who Gets It Done: Commit To Completion

by Brad Lomenick You are probably unaware I spent several years working on a ranch in Colorado. If you know anything about ranch life, you know that fixing fences is a constant requirement and part of the job. My drenched hands worked furiously as thunder clapped overhead. When I began repairing the corral fence an hour earlier, the sky was a palette of blue. But forty minutes into the project, clouds rolled in and showered down on my team and me. We pressed on with our work. Now, a little... Read More
Develop A Habit Of Curiosity: Keep Learning

Develop A Habit Of Curiosity: Keep Learning

by Brad Lomenick The Hillsong bands have achieved success many others only dream of. They’ve had many songs hit the Billboard charts. In 2014, they were nominated for ten GMA Dove Awards, including Artist of the Year and Song of the Year, and were the subject of a new documentary. Their powerful worship songs, such as “Oceans,” are belted out by hundreds of thousands in churches around the world each week. Their touch is Midas-like. Given the level of success that Hillsong... Read More
Using Orange In Your Portable Church

Using Orange In Your Portable Church

by Kelly Stockdale In the four years I’ve been a preschool director at our church, we’ve been in two different portable locations. Along the way, we’ve had many hits, and we’ve had many misses. One thing I’ve learned for certain is you have to start with a great curriculum provider. I would rather have a portable environment with great content than a great building with poor content. Content is always king. While I will concede that sometimes a little more creativity and strategy may have to... Read More
3 Valuable Tips On Being Orange And Being Great At It!

3 Valuable Tips On Being Orange And Being Great At It!

by Rebekah Bullard As a kid’s ministry leader, you are many things: visionary, a shepherd, a curator of environments, a professional event planner, a cheerleader for parents, an expert in safe practices, a communicator and a team player! You have a BIG job! Thankfully, one thing you DON’T have to be is a curriculum writer! You get to be the expert of your people and environments, while the innovators at Orange get to be the expert in resourcing you with the most effective tools possible to... Read More
Small Church, Great Impact

Small Church, Great Impact

by Nathaniel Foote Even if you are a small church you can “Think Orange” and have a great impact not only on your students but on their families as well. I started using Think Orange two years ago and that was the best decision I could’ve made for our ministries at my church. We started out with 252 Basics for our Wednesday night program and expanded to using XP3 for our youth group and Summer XP for our VBS. Having all these ministries run with Orange has been successful for my church not... Read More