Let It Go: The Art Of Delegation

Let It Go: The Art Of Delegation

by Kelly Stockdale I’m a self-confessed Type-A personality. While my “get ‘er done” personality is helpful when it comes to seeing a project come to fruition, if I’m honest, it can be a challenge for me to not become a one-man show. God created us to work in teams, all bringing our unique gifts together so we can be better together. If you’ve been gifted as a leader, you need to concentrate on those responsibilities only you can do as a leader. To do that, you must become effective at... Read More
Using Orange In Your Portable Church

Using Orange In Your Portable Church

by Kelly Stockdale In the four years I’ve been a preschool director at our church, we’ve been in two different portable locations. Along the way, we’ve had many hits, and we’ve had many misses. One thing I’ve learned for certain is you have to start with a great curriculum provider. I would rather have a portable environment with great content than a great building with poor content. Content is always king. While I will concede that sometimes a little more creativity and strategy may have to... Read More
Laying A Spiritual Foundation In Preschool Ministry

Laying A Spiritual Foundation In Preschool Ministry

Kelly Stockdale is the Preschool Director at The Orchard Fellowship outside of Memphis, Tenn. During Orange Conference 2015, we featured Kelly on Instagram, highlighting her work with preschoolers. We asked Kelly about her experience with her phase and how Orange is being used in her environments. ORANGE: Tell us about your church. KELLY: Our church, The Orchard Fellowship, is an almost five-year-old church plant in a suburb of Memphis, Tenn. We currently do not own our own facilities. We... Read More