10 Ways Orange Conference Has Changed Over the Past 10 Years

10 Ways Orange Conference Has Changed Over the Past 10 Years

“Why do you keep going back?” This is a question I have heard many times when I tell people I’m attending The Orange Conference. While the basic concepts of the Orange philosophy has not changed over the years, the Conference continues to evolve. Some of those changes are not that important, but others have made the event even better. I’ve been attending The Orange Conference since 2010—which means, I have 10 years of OC experience. With that in mind, here are 10 ways the Orange... Read More
21 Questions To Help You Evaluate Yourself

21 Questions To Help You Evaluate Yourself

There’s a shift that happens around this time of year. Maybe it happened for you last week, or maybe it’s beginning to occur to you now: This year is almost over. Maybe it passed quickly for you, or slowly. Maybe it was filled with great advancements and achievements, or maybe it was pockmarked with disappointments and roadblocks. However this year went for you as a leader, looking back and taking stock of the past months will go a long way in propelling you forward into next year.... Read More
Partnering With Local Schools This Holiday Season

Partnering With Local Schools This Holiday Season

The holiday season is fast approaching! Radiant red, forest green, sparkling white and a host of other colorful decorations will soon be everywhere. Our festive cities have wrapped the once bare light poles with fresh garland and artificial snowflakes. Lively shopping centers have placed a massive tree where there once was a stunning fountain. And as we cruise through our neighborhoods, we see that some of our celebratory neighbors have added a little Christmas flair to their houses. The... Read More
4 Tips to Utilize Social Media for Your Ministry Without Getting Overwhelmed

4 Tips to Utilize Social Media for Your Ministry Without Getting Overwhelmed

Social media is an essential form of communication for your student ministry. But it can be overwhelming. Tweet this. Post that. Snap this. Pin that. Send this. Upload that. You barely have the time to prepare for what’s happening this Sunday in your student environment, let alone the time to engage with what’s happening on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, or one of the other 10,000 social media apps. But just because it’s overwhelming doesn’t mean it’s not... Read More
4 Reasons Why Orange Conference is for Your Whole Team

4 Reasons Why Orange Conference is for Your Whole Team

You’ve probably seen the stats and know there is a generation walking away from the church. To help change that, your entire church team needs to come together and join in a fresh conversation about what disciple-making looks like in the future of the church. That’s why the theme of Orange Conference 2020 is ‘Every Generation Needs a New Revolution,’ because we need to find new ways to reach the next generation. This Orange Conference is the opportunity you need to change the faith of a... Read More