Building A Network For Building Each Other

Building A Network For Building Each Other

by Amy Fenton A few years ago my friend, Kenny Conley, came to Nashville for a visit. He was bringing a volunteer conference to town and he wanted to network with local kids’ pastors to cast vision. The day we met over lunch, he told us about his network in Austin and the connections he had with other local leaders. Here in Nashville we were connected. Many of us from various churches and denominations are friends. We even have lunches on occasion that are hosted by various groups. But,... Read More
Networking Could be Your Ministry’s Super Power

Networking Could be Your Ministry’s Super Power

According to the Huffington Post, networking should be written into your job description. Have you ever thought about it that way? It truly is a super power to ministry leaders! So, put on your cape and strike the confidence pose. In all seriousness, who doesn’t want to truly be known and know others who are passionate about the same mission? Perhaps the idea of networking seems overwhelming to you, but never fear, a few practical tips and tricks are here! Think Small Start in your... Read More
Sam Collier and The Urban Network

Sam Collier and The Urban Network

An interview with Sam Collier by Matt McKee First and foremost, thanks for joining us for a conversation about what you are up to and a new exciting thing Orange is doing. Tell me a little bit about yourself and your ministry history. SAM: First, let me say that the pleasure is truly mine. The reThink Group is an organization that many leaders dream about working with, so to be apart of a moment like this is humbling. I’m 27 years old as of 7/15/2015. I’m a man who started his leadership... Read More
Connecting With Your Local Ministry Community

Connecting With Your Local Ministry Community

by Collin Senka There once was a ministry leader who had it all figured out. They knew the best way to do ministry, had not encountered any problems, and had the greatest ideas anyone in their field had ever thought of . . . until they didn’t. Sound familiar? Sometimes it takes a couple years, sometimes a couple months, sometimes a couple minutes! But we all get to the point when we realize, “WE DON’T KNOW IT ALL!” This can be a frustrating time, and we may feel like we are in ministry all... Read More