Do Your Volunteers Know You Care?

Do Your Volunteers Know You Care?

A few weeks ago, I sat in on staff meeting with the kid’s ministry team from my church, Cross Point in Nashville, Tenn. This is an amazing team. They lead kids ministries at six different campuses all over the greater Nashville area. But, they come together each week to meet as one team, one church body. There are so many things I would love to share from our meeting, but I would have to write a book, not a blog post. One of the ladies threw out the question, “How do our volunteers know... Read More
ReThink Leadership 2020: An Exclusive Event for Senior Pastors

ReThink Leadership 2020: An Exclusive Event for Senior Pastors

Have you ever wanted to get your senior pastor to a conference, but they were hesitant because the content didn’t apply to them? Are you a senior pastor who is looking for an event specifically for your role? Do you wish there was a better way to align family ministry with church leadership? You’re not alone, because Orange has heard plenty of stories just like these before. Which is exactly why we created ReThink Leadership. This is an event exclusively for senior pastors and equipping them... Read More
7 Things There Will Never Be Enough Time For | Rethink Leadership

7 Things There Will Never Be Enough Time For | Rethink Leadership

There are at least seven things in leadership there will never be enough time for—unless, of course, you make it. And smart leaders do. My guess is that whenever you read this, you’re already feeling pinched for time and a bit overwhelmed. Welcome to leadership. Welcome to life. If you study the differences between great leaders and poor leaders, many of them center around pro-activity, refusing to make excuses and abundance thinking. Another key difference is that great leaders refuse to let... Read More
Ministry Changes When It Becomes Personal

Ministry Changes When It Becomes Personal

Jesus made a difference, because Jesus made it personal. He called Zacchaeus by name. He addressed the Samaritan woman’s past. He spent time in Mary and Martha’s home. He invited each disciple to follow Him. He intercepted Saul on road to Damascus. We have the same opportunity. Ministry changes when it becomes personal—just like it did for Jonathan Tuley, director of SalemKIDS at Salem Church in New York. Read on to learn how personal investments by his peers changed the trajectory of his... Read More
10 Reasons I Attend Rethink Leadership Every Year

10 Reasons I Attend Rethink Leadership Every Year

If you are a senior, lead, executive or campus pastor and have not signed up yet for Rethink Leadership, what are you waiting for?! For my money, it is as good a three days as Christian leaders can get in terms of their own development. But if you’re on the fence, the following are 10 reasons I attend Rethink Leadership and you should too: It Gives Me A Chance to Meet You – I will be live-blogging all of the sessions from Rethink Leadership. Make sure you track me down; I would love to meet... Read More