How to Make a Compelling Argument for Attending OC19

How to Make a Compelling Argument for Attending OC19

So, you want to come to OC19, but your senior pastor just doesn’t get it. The time, the money, or some other reason has him or her thinking it just isn’t worth it. There are too many other asks or priorities to grant your one wish. But you know if you can just make your way to Atlanta next May, you could demonstrate that it isn’t about a cost, but an investment. It’s not about the time away or the money spent, but the opportunity to focus on the right strategy, resources, relationships, and... Read More
Everything Changes When It’s Someone You Know

Everything Changes When It’s Someone You Know

This week, covered here and on the websites of our Orange Bloggers, we’re going to take a look at the OC19 theme, “It’s Personal.” Because, there’s a reason . . . some volunteers have a deeper commitment some parents engage at a more practical level some ministries make a greater impact some churches have wider influence some leaders leave a lasting mark It Happens When They Make It Personal Whenever you become intentional about making relationships a priority, you will... Read More
Why Should You Bring Your Team to Orange Tour?

Why Should You Bring Your Team to Orange Tour?

What was it like for you a decade ago? I remember the economy crashing. I think about how history was made with the election of our first African-American President. The Dark Knight movie was dominating the box office. Our church plant was just a baby at two years old. I weighed a lot less. Anyhow, I digress. Something else stands out from that year, though. It was the first season of the Orange Tour and I took our team to the closest stop to us. In fact, I was over-the-top excited about the... Read More
More Than Java: Coffee That Matters

More Than Java: Coffee That Matters

by MB Mooney The Guatemalan village appears from the jungle as the bus rounds a tight corner in the road. The bus rocks back and forth on old shocks and then grinds to a halt in a cloud of dust. Mason follows the shuffling crowd off the bus and onto the road in front of the big church building. To his left, the mountain rises above them, and glancing right, the forest grows thick and dark. The heat lays on him like a blanket, sweat dripping off of him. Kids run everywhere; kids from the... Read More
25+ Top Quotes of Orange Conference 2018

25+ Top Quotes of Orange Conference 2018

With so many sessions, breakouts and workshops making up Orange Conference 2018, it’s difficult to take in all of the nuggets of wisdom our featured speakers share. Following is a list of 25+ of the top quotes from OC18 speakers. Be sure to share them on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram! “Unity is mission critical. Disunity disrupts the mission.” – @AndyStanley #OC18 “If we as leaders don’t do something about what’s broken in our communities, we forfeit our... Read More