What Does it Mean to Think Orange? 

What Does it Mean to Think Orange? 

Color is an amazing gift from God!  He loves color.  He has decorated our world so beautifully with sunsets, oceans, flowers, and more wonders than we can see in a lifetime! I love that God has created us in His image and has put creativity in the hearts of each one of us. Did you know that there is such a thing as color psychology? It is really interesting that research shows that colors can impact our moods, feelings, and behaviors. We have experts telling us what colors to paint certain... Read More
Teaching Our Children the Value of Community Engagement

Teaching Our Children the Value of Community Engagement

As we work with children and families, we tend to provide the majority of our service projects and programming inside of the church building. It brings a sense of safety which allows for a closer connection among the people involved. The struggle with this strategy is helping kids see the importance of serving as the Church outside of the walls of the church building. We might give them the ability to do a project that will serve a specific group of people, but we seem to leave the delivery of... Read More
Miracles From Heaven

Miracles From Heaven

by Reggie Joiner, Founder and CEO of Orange Yesterday, the Orange staff along with some Atlanta churches and TD Jakes’ team previewed the new Miracles from Heaven movie. The entire room laughed and cried through this powerful and emotional reminder of how significant faith is for every family and community. I mostly appreciated the fact that it wasn’t just a happy-ending movie for people who believe, but it allows an inside look into the struggles and doubts we all feel when faced... Read More
Help For Fighting Holiday Overwhelm

Help For Fighting Holiday Overwhelm

by Ron Brooks Summer came and went for another year. It wasn’t easy, but you survived the back to school kick-off season. Then came the Halloween costumes. You were either sewing ears to hoodies and finding the perfect color face paint, or running store-to-store hoping to find that last pair of Yoda ears or light saber to make “Luke Skywalker” the true Jedi that he is. No sooner had Halloween passed, and the store shelves were quickly filled with turkey window clings and... Read More
How To Help Your Church Engage Families Through Serving

How To Help Your Church Engage Families Through Serving

by Joe McAlpine Imagine taking your first born into a foreign environment for the first time where no one speaks the language and there is extreme poverty all around you. This is exactly what I had the opportunity to do with my son Elijah about a year ago. We went to Brazil to work with a group of young people. The mission was to spend time with them and help them learn how to dream for their future. These kids all came from extreme poverty and dreaming would actually be discouraged by parents... Read More