3 Ingredients For Building The Faith Of The Next Generation

3 Ingredients For Building The Faith Of The Next Generation

by Sarah Bragg Have you ever felt like you walked into a trap? Maybe somebody had it out for you at the office. Or someone tried to twist your words from an email. You realized that they wanted to trick you into responding in such a way that reflected poorly on who you are. This was the situation that Jesus found Himself in in Matthew 22. The Pharisees were angry with Jesus, so they sent a lawyer to try to trap Jesus in His own words. They asked, “Which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”... Read More
This Is The One Thing You Don’t Want Kids To Miss

This Is The One Thing You Don’t Want Kids To Miss

“Why aren’t you all the same?” We often get this question here at Orange. Why aren’t all of your curriculums talking about the same scripture or topic each week? That is a great question. Let me answer that question with a question. If you have less than 20 times this year to connect with kids in your area of ministry, what are you going to teach them? Will you take them chronologically through the entire Bible? Will you cover your denomination’s 14 core doctrines? Will you teach... Read More
Transitioning To Small Groups

Transitioning To Small Groups

by Nick Blevins When I find myself in a conversation talking about what Orange is, I always emphasize that it is a strategy. Yes, Orange creates and provides excellent curriculum, but what churches need most is a comprehensive strategy for reaching and leading families. One of the six distinctives of the Orange Strategy is that it is designed to connect every kid to a consistent leader. The Orange Strategy emphasizes small groups for kids from preschool up through high school. If you’re... Read More
Join The OC16 Attendees Community

Join The OC16 Attendees Community

We know that one of the things our Orange Conference attendees love most is connecting with each other. Sure, you can learn a lot of awesome things from the guys and gals on stage, but you can also learn a lot from the guy or gal sitting beside you. You’ve shared numerous stories with us about your new BFFs: The discovery of another Orange soul in your area. Mentoring someone from afar, or being mentored. Starting a networking group in your area. Wrestling through difficult ministry questions... Read More
Welcome To The A-T-L

Welcome To The A-T-L

Whether you live here in Hotlanta or will just be visiting for The Orange Conference, there is never a shortage of fun things to do and fantastic places to eat. We’ve been told that many organizations use our event as a team-building experience. So, if that’s your group or you’re just flying solo, plan on spending a little extra time in our Southern hub, where the hospitality is free and the tea is always sweet. It’s a great place to explore! Here are a few of our favorite suggestions: Near... Read More