Responsibility Is NOT Genetic

Responsibility Is NOT Genetic

The following is adapted from Intentional Parenting, by Doug and Cathy Fields. Parents want to raise kids who grow up to become self-sufficient, responsible adults. You’ve probably never met a mom or dad who says, “I really hope my kids live with me until they’re 40.” So, why are so many kids these days so irresponsible? What can parents do to raise independent self-starters? And what can you, as a leader, do to help them? (More on that later.) But first . . . Let’s consider a few examples of... Read More
A New Future For Youth Specialties: Orange & Download Youth Ministry Partner to Assume Leadership of Ministry

A New Future For Youth Specialties: Orange & Download Youth Ministry Partner to Assume Leadership of Ministry

The leaders of Orange and Download Youth Ministry (DYM) are excited to announce their partnership in acquiring Youth Specialties from Real Resources. As a nationally recognized leader in the world of youth ministry, Youth Specialties has had a rich history of 50 years of training leaders, publishing resources, hosting events, and creating platforms designed to equip leaders serving in youth ministry. With fresh leadership and direction from both Orange and DYM, Youth Specialties is entering a... Read More
The Top 50 Quotes From Orange Tour 2015

The Top 50 Quotes From Orange Tour 2015

This past fall, Orange visited with more than 11,000 of you across 14 cities for Orange Tour, discussing the concept: “It’s just a phase. So don’t miss it.” Through photos on our Facebook page, and these top 50 quotes—all of them are tweetable!—we’re recapping the event and the wisdom that Orange church leaders shared. “Kids spell trust: T-I-M-E.” – Josh Shipp “Some of us have been so programmed to see sin in people that we’ve forgotten how... Read More
NOTES: Main Sessions by The Sketch Effect

NOTES: Main Sessions by The Sketch Effect

Thank you for joining us at The Orange Conference 2016. As part of the main sessions, the very talented William Warren of The Sketch Effect created topical summaries of each speaker. To save the images below, right-click the image and choose to save the image to your desktop. ANDY STANLEY JIM BURNS JIM MELLADO JON ACUFF AND KRISTEN IVY JON ACUFF JUD WILHITE KARA POWELL PERRY NOBLE REGGIE JOINER RYAN LEAK JEFF HENDERSON JEANNE STEVENS TOM SHEFCHUNAS DOUG FIELDS VIRGINIA WARD  ... Read More