How to Set and Achieve Personal Goals

How to Set and Achieve Personal Goals

Why do you do what you do? You no doubt busy yourself with tasks and responsibilities, but does all of this work add up to a larger purpose? Are you able to accomplish your goals? Every church needs goals. Every ministry within the church needs goals. And every individual pastor, staff member and volunteer within the church needs goals. Goals give us something larger to work toward and a motivation for continuing to work. That being said, goals don’t happen by accident. They are established... Read More
February Editor’s Notes

February Editor’s Notes

Love is a reflection of the character of God. God is love. As we read through God’s One Big Story in the Bible, we see an epic love story unfold that started in a garden with a perfect relationship between God and His creation. When Adam and Eve sinned and broke that relationship, God didn’t give up on creation. His love for us drove Him to make the ultimate sacrifice: sending His one and only Son, Jesus to pay the ultimate price to make it possible for us to be with God forever. Because we... Read More
Will This Run You in the New Year?

Will This Run You in the New Year?

This year is almost in the books and you, like many others, may be thinking about ways you’ll grow or improve in the New Year. One of the many areas I need to grow includes my morning routine. Studies have shown that a little over half of us are morning people, and the “not morning” people can be grouped by just how late they like to be up. In addition, another survey found that over half of Americans hit the snooze button each morning and spend over 100 days of their life on snooze. I’m not... Read More
2016 Top Ten Blog Articles on Orange Leaders

2016 Top Ten Blog Articles on Orange Leaders

Over the course of 2016, it has been our aim at Orange Leaders to provide you with quality, relevant content that ministers to you and helps you better impact the next generation. As we look back over 2016, here are the top ten articles from Orange Leaders: 1. This Is the One Thing You Don’t Want Kids to Miss 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’s think about... Read More
A Joyful Christmas

A Joyful Christmas

But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord”. – Luke 2:10-11 There are a handful of passages in the Bible that speak to the Christmas story. Isaiah’s prophecies are rich, powerful, and moving. His words, along with the words of other prophets, give insight to the beautiful story of redemption God was writing. Matthew’s writing highlights... Read More